Pizza Animal Pancakes


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Pizza Animal Pancakes

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Turn pancakes into pizzas by adding sauce, cheese, and your favorite toppings. If you're feeling extra-creative, you can even turn them into your kids' favorite animals. Just follow our easy directions!

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 7
1 c. Hy-Vee all-purpose baking mix
¼ c. yellow cornmeal
½ tsp. Hy-Vee Italian seasoning
1 Hy-Vee large egg, beaten
¾ c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
½ c. hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped tricolor bell peppers
Hy-Vee canola oil
½ c. Gustare Vita pizza sauce
1 c. Hy-Vee finely shredded mozzarella and provolone cheese

Things To Grab

  • Large bowl
  • Small bowl
  • 2 large baking sheets
  • Aluminum foil
  • Griddle or large skillet


  1. Combine baking mix, cornmeal, and Italian seasoning in a large bowl. Stir together beaten egg and milk in a small bowl. Add milk mixture to baking mix mixture; stir just until combined (batter will be lumpy). Fold in peppers.

  2. Preheat broiler on HIGH. Line two large baking sheets with foil; set aside.

  3. Preheat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush lightly with oil. Drop 1/4-cup portions of batter on hot griddle. Spread batter, if necessary. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbles break on surface. Turn and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.

  4. Broil 4-inches from heat for 1 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Decorate as desired.

  5. For Pepperoni Frogs: Add Hy-Vee original pepperoni slices, Hy-Vee stuffed manzanilla olives, and green and red bell peppers.

  6. For Ham Pineapple & Pepperoni Linos: Add yellow bell pepper rings, Hy-Vee Deli ham slices, pineapple chunks, and Hy-Vee pitted black and green olives.

  7. For Margherita Bunnies: Add fresh mozzarella slices, fresh basil leaves, Hy-Vee pitted black and green olives, cherry tomato slice, and green onion tops.

Nutrition facts


180 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 450mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Protein: 7g

Daily Values

Iron 6%
Calcium 10%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 2%