Breastmilk Pancakes

Breastmilk Pancake Recipe

There’s no shortage of research highlighting the nutritional benefits of breast milk but, as they say, all good things come to an end. What do you do if you stop nursing (or your baby starts refusing a bottle) and find yourself with a freezer full of expressed milk? Get creative!

This recipe for Breastmilk Pancakes is quick, easy, and nutritious. It makes a delicious breakfast or snack for older infants and toddlers and is a great way to begin working through your freezer stash of milk.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup breast milk
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 heaping teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Mix all ingredients together. Drop by tablespoon-full onto a warm skillet. Cook until bubbles form. Flip, repeat, and enjoy!

Possible Variations:

Consider adding any of the following to the basic recipe above. You may need to add a bit more liquid or a bit more flour to compensate. Don’t be afraid to get creative!

  • Almond butter
  • Pureed fruit (mango, apple, banana, pear, etc.)
  • Avocado
  • Chia or sunflower seeds
  • Whole or mashed blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, bananas
  • Whole oats
  • Granola
  • Black beans (pureed)
  • Sweet potato
For more recipes and tips check out the Food ‘N’ Recipes section of our NEST category!

close






Joel Muniz Kodmxennaas Unsplash

DON'T MISS THE TIPS

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER AND GET THE MOST HELPFUL ARTICLES ONCE A WEEK
+ GIVEAWAYS

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Elizabeth Carr
Elizabeth is a Midwestern transplant who still calls Michigan “home” after nearly 10 years in New York City. Her work has taken her from Wall Street to the non-profit sector and she’s currently experimenting with life as a stay-at-home mom to a new baby girl. She loves a sweaty workout, Starbucks and the Sunday New York Times, and seeing the world with her husband Stephen.

1 COMMENT

Comments are closed.

CONNECT WITH US

14,527FansLike
22,001FollowersFollow
30,056FollowersFollow
12,000FollowersFollow
5,654FollowersFollow
176SubscribersSubscribe

31 Pumpkin Spice Items You Must Try This Season

0
Pumpkin spice season is officially here! Whether you love it or could leave it, you have to admit that the pumpkin spice rage has...

LATEST

MORE LIKE THIS

TRAVEL

LIFESTYLE

FINDS

FAMILY

PARENTING

HOME

FASHION

GIFT GUIDES