Rice Cooker Pancake

Rice Cooker Pancake

Last week I came upon a post at Rocket News 24 about cooking one big pancake in a Japanese rice cooker. Yes, you read that right – a rice cooker. I really didn’t believe it unless I tried it for myself and I told several of my friends that I was going to attempt it on the first opportunity I got. I figured the worst that could happen was that it ruined my rice cooker and I’d have to buy another.

Rice Cooker Pancake

It turns out that I don’t have to buy a new rice cooker and the giant cake-sized pancake is amazing. Making this breakfast treat really is as easy as mixing up packaged pancake batter, pouring it into the pot of a rice cooker, and hitting the start button. Ding – the pancake is served!

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Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

“It’s like you made a cake,” said my husband as he took a bite of pancake. Yep. I discovered how to get away with eating dessert for breakfast – add chocolate and call it a pancake.

There are some weekends when I really crave a pancake fresh from the griddle and this morning was no different. I also wanted to try a recipe that I’ve never made before (because variety is the spice of life) and something chocolately sounded divine.

Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

Say hello to possibly one of the most decadent and easiest to put together morning desserts meals – the chocolate pancake topped with chocolate sauce. Oh yes, you read that right. Not only are these chocolate hot cakes, but they are also topped with a very rich chocolate sauce.

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