Kid Friendly Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites Recipe

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

At back to school time it seems our breakfast routine goes from pancakes and eggs to cereal and toast. With the hectic mornings comes a simplifying of our morning routine in order to save time and sanity. That can leave us with boring breakfast options though! I want to fill my kids up with wholesome, filling food that will keep their tummies full and their minds in focus while they are learning. These kid friendly sausage pancake breakfast bites are just what we needed to shake up our normal breakfast routine. They taste amazing and they are filling too thanks to the breakfast sausage center. While they may be a little time consuming to make that morning, you can also make them ahead and freeze them. Then just reheat on your next busy morning and enjoy them!

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

First you’ll need some basic ingredients to mix up the pancake batter and you’ll also need Simek’s mini sausage meatballs for the center of your breakfast bites. They are the perfect size! Be sure to get the mini sausage meatballs as there are several different varieties.

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

Then mix your pancake batter by combining the egg, flour, milk, brown sugar, oil, baking powder, salt, cinnamon sugar and vanilla extract. Mix with a hand mixer until blended.

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

Next pour your mini meatballs onto a microwave safe plate and microwave them for 60-90 seconds until they are warm. Basically you just don’t want them frozen because they won’t get warm in the center during the frying if they are still frozen. Alternatively you can thaw them so they are at room temperature when you are ready to dip them in the batter.

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

Next spear them with a toothpick and dip them in the pancake batter coating them completely and allowing the access to drip off. Then carefully drop them into a pan of 350 degree vegetable oil and fry for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. I simply put 1-2 inches of vegetable oil into my cast iron skillet and heat it to 350 degrees. Once the oil is at temp you can start dropping in the breakfast bites to fry them.

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

Serve with syrup for dipping. The cinnamon and vanilla in the pancake batter add a bit of sweetness for just the right combination of sausage and sweet pancake batter. It’s incredibly good!

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

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Kid Friendly Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites Recipe

You may make these ahead of time and freeze them for later. When you are ready to eat them heat them in the oven at 350 degrees until warm or microwave them.

20 minPrep Time

2 minCook Time

22 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 C flour
  • 3/4 C milk
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 bag Simek's mini sausage meatballs
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a medium size mixing bowl beat the egg until it is fluffy.
  2. Add flour, milk, brown sugar, 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, baking powder, salt, cinnamon sugar and vanilla extract and beat until well mixed.
  3. In a skillet heat 1-2" vegetable oil to 350 degrees.
  4. On a microwave safe plate heat your mini meatballs until warm 60-90 seconds or thaw them to room temperature.
  5. Once oil has come to temperature you may start making the sausage pancake bites. Insert a toothpick into a meatball, dip into the batter covering the entire meatball and allowing any excess to drip off into the bowl.
  6. Next carefully drop the battered meatball into your hot oil and fry for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Repeat with all of the meatballs and remove them to a plate lined with paper towels.
  7. Serve with maple syrup.
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Comments

  1. This is such a wonderful idea, I have to make some of these for my kids because our school mornings are so hectic.

  2. Love these! What a super easy breakfast idea.

  3. This is brilliant! I can totally do this. I will just have to find sausage meatballs, which I have never seen or noticed before.

  4. vickie couturier says:

    these look really good and easy to make

  5. James Robert says:

    This would be great for the kids in the mornings, especially on the weekends. We like to have something different than without all the confusion from school

  6. This Sausage Pancake breakfast looks so delicious and fun to make. I will have to get my son and daughter to help me make these!!

  7. Kimberly M. says:

    Oh my gosh how did I miss this recipe? My grandson loves sausage and pancakes. He would be in heaven if I made these. Thank you for sharing this recipe. I can’t wait to make it. Did you ever freeze these after you made them.

  8. Bianca Munoz says:

    Oooh! Thank you for sharing! Must try these! Looks delicious!

  9. Is there an alternative to frying them?

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