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Easy Instant Pot Pancakes: Pancake Bites

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Upgrade your breakfast routine with Instant Pot Pancake Bites! No more flipping – just easy, fluffy pancake bites at the touch of a button. Join us in simplifying your morning with these Instant Pot Pancakes.

PANCAKE BITES

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Fluffy and Light: These Instant Pot pancakes are delightfully airy, perfect for a breakfast treat.
  • Stress-free Cooking: The Instant Pot makes the pancake-making process simple and efficient.
  • Customizable: Add your favorite toppings like fruits, pancake syrup, or chocolate chips for a personalized touch.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Pancake Mix: The foundation of the recipe, it simplifies the process by including all necessary dry ingredients.
  • Water: Hydrates the pancake mix, creating a batter that’s ready for cooking.
  • Diced Strawberries: Add a fresh, fruity element that complements the sweet pancakes.
  • Chocolate Chips: Melt into delicious pockets of chocolate, bringing a delightful surprise with each bite.
  • Whipped Cream (optional): Provides a light, airy topping that adds a touch of indulgence.
  • Powdered Sugar (optional): Gives them a sweet finish and a professional look.
  • Maple Syrup (optional): Provides a rich, sweet drizzle that enhances every bite.
Instant Pot Pancakes ingredients.

How To Cook Instant Pot Pancakes

Here is a step by step guide for cooking Instant Pot Pancakes.

Step One: Mix Pancake Mix and Water

In a large mixing bowl, mix together your pancake mix and water.

Step Two: Prepare Instant Pot Egg Molds

Spray your Instant Pot egg molds with cooking spray, ensuring complete coverage on every side.

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Step Three: Fill Molds with Pancake Mix

Pour in your pancake batter completely to the top to 7 molds for your regular pancake popper.

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Step Four: Customize Pancake Bites

Pour in your pancake mix half way in 7 molds, chocolate chips (about 5 chips – or more if you’d like!), and a few diced strawberries to the remaining 7 molds. For the chocolate chip, and strawberry poppers, add more pancake mix to reach the top of the mold.

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Step Five: Cover Molds

Cover each mold with aluminum foil (foil prevents moisture seeping into the molds).

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Step Six: Add Water To Instant Pot

Pour 1 cup of water into your Instant Pot. If using more than one mold, place them one on top of each other on the trivet. If cooking one at a time, ensure there is 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot before each cooking session.

Step Seven: Place Trivet and Molds In Instant Pot

Place the trivet in your Instant Pot and carefully place your egg molds filled with pancake mix on the trivet within the Instant Pot.

Step Eight: Close and Seal Instant Pot

Close and seal the valve to the Instant Pot.

Step Nine: Pressure Cook

Cook for 7 minutes on High Pressure.

Step Ten: Natural Release

Once the cooking time is up, allow the Instant Pot to release pressure naturally.

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Step Eleven: Cool And Serve

After the pressure has been released, open the Instant Pot, remove the trivet with a towel or hot pads, and place each mold on a cooling rack for about 10 minutes.

Once cooled, serve with syrup and your favorite pancake toppings.

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These pancake bites taste amazing! There’s no need for a giant Instant Pot pancake with this pancake bites.

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Storage Instructions

  • Cool Down: Allow your Instant Pot pancakes to cool completely at room temperature.
  • Airtight Container: Place the pancake bites in an airtight container suitable for the refrigerator or freezer.
  • Refrigeration or Freezing: Store in the fridge for short-term use or freeze for longer storage.
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What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Maple-Berry Compote: Simmer fresh berries with pure maple syrup for a luscious topping.
  • Crispy Bacon Strips: Indulge in the perfect sweet and savory balance with crispy bacon strips or ground breakfast sausage.
  • Whipped Vanilla Cream: Elevate your pancakes with a dollop of fluffy whipped vanilla cream.

FAQ’S

Can I Cook A Giant Pancake In The Instant Pot?

Yes you can cook a large pancake in the Instant Pot using the saute function, however if you want to cook large pancakes I prefer a regular frying pan as it’s easy to turn pancakes on the stove top.

Do I Need Baking Power For This Recipe?

No. This recipe uses pancake mix that already has baking powder so there is no need to add this to the recipe.

Can I Make Gluten Free Pancake Bites?

Yes, simply buy a pancake mix that is gluten free with gluten free flour in it to make your gluten free pancake bites.

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Instant Pot Pancakes

Yield: 3-4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes

Instant Pot pancakes are tasty delicious treats that the whole family will love

Ingredients

  • · 2 cups pancake mix
  • · 1 1/3 cups water
  • · ½ cup diced strawberries
  • · ½ cup chocolate chips
  • · Whipped cream (optional)
  • · Powdered sugar (optional)
  • · Maple syrup (optional)

Instructions

  1. First is mix together your pancake mix and water. Spray your Instant Pot egg molds with cooking spray. Make sure that every side is covered in spray Then pour in your pancake mix completely to the top to 7 molds for your regular pancake popper.
  2. Pour in your pancake mix half way in 7 molds, chocolate chips (about 5 chips – or more if you’d like!), and a few diced strawberries to the remaining 7 molds. For the chocolate chip, and strawberry poppers, add more pancake mix to reach the top of the mold.
  3. Cover each mold with aluminum foil (foil prevents moisture seeping into the molds).
  4. Pour 1 cup of water into your Instant Pot. *Note – you can use more than one mold. Just place them one on top of each other on the trivet. If you do one at a time, make sure there is 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot before cooking a second, third, etc. time.
  5. Place the trivet in your Instant Pot. Carefully place your egg molds filled with your pancake mix on the trivet within the Instant Pot. Close and seal the valve to the Instant Pot. Let it cook for 7 minutes on High Pressure.
  6. Once the time is up on the Instant Pot, allow it to release naturally. Once it has released, open the Instant Pot. With a towel or hot pads, carefully remove the trivet from the Instant Pot. Place each mold on a cooling rack for about 10 minutes.
  7. Once they have cooled, you can serve with syrup – lots of syrup! You can lightly sprinkle powdered sugar on the chocolate chip pancake poppers, or whipped cream on the strawberry poppers! Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 680Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 1047mgCarbohydrates: 136gFiber: 5gSugar: 76gProtein: 11g

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