National Dairy Month, Oh the Goodness! +HM #189

It’s National Dairy Month and we’ve got goodness galore for everything dairy — eggs, milk, cheese, yogurt. Plus, link up at Home Matters with recipes, DIY, crafts, decor. #Dairy #HomeMattersParty

National Dairy Month, Oh the Goodness! +HM #189

Dairy, whether you are down-home on the farm or living in the city there is something delicious about dairy. The gals of Home Matters are celebrating National Dairy Month. Don’t be surprised when you don’t see anything ice cream — we are saving that yummy treat for a roundup all its own. This week, enjoy the creamy goodness of the other tasty dairy products.

 

 

How To Make Compound Butters from Claire @ Sprinkles and  Sprouts

 

Homemade Butter Syrup from Alli @ Longbourn Farm

 

Salted Caramel Butter Bars from Ron @ The Merlin Menu

 

German Pancakes a Traditional Family Recipe from Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

 

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No-Churn Ice Cream Recipes from Brandy @ Teaspoons of Goodness

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German Pancakes A Traditional Family Recipe

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Here is a tasty recipe that is great for busy school days, leisurely weekends, or special holiday brunches — German Pancakes! Make them a tradition in your family.

 

German Pancakes Recipe

Capturing a Family Tradition

 

When I was a kid, it was always a great morning when you woke up and smelled German Pancakes cooking. Mmm, I’m getting hungry already.  Why is that? Because we are making German Pancakes today. This recipe is easy, versatile, and delicious! That is why it has been a family tradition for generations.

German Pancakes are a crepe-like pancake, they are large and thin. You brush them with Gold’n Soft spreadable butter and add cinnamon and sugar, or jellies, jams, fresh fruit, or whatever you like. Roll the pancake, sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired and serve. They are perfect for a family with differing tastes because you make them individually. Have all one flavor (like me, cinnamon and sugar – yum!), or mix it up.

These pancakes are quick and easy, so they are a perfect choice for fueling the kids up before school, a leisurely weekend breakfast, or a holiday brunch.

 

German Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 Cup – Milk
  • 4 – Eggs
  • 1 Cup – Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Gold’n Soft Spreadable Butter
  • Fillings of Choice: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jams; Jellies, Fruit, etc.
  • Powdered Sugar (Optional)
  • Syrup (optional)

Directions:

  1. Crack open the Eggs into a bowl.
  2. Add Milk to eggs, beat well.
  3. Mix Flour and Salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Stir flour and salt mixture into the milk and eggs gradually, until smooth.
  5. The batter will be thin.
  6. Heat a heavy 8-inch to 10-inch skillet and grease lightly with butter or oil.
  7. Pour only enough batter to make a very thin pancake. Tip the skillet from side to side and around to help spread the pancake batter as needed.
  8. Cook on one side (without flipping) until the pancake begins to blister or bubble. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until a light golden color. Do not over cook. You do not want them to get hard or crispy. NOTE: Pancakes cook very quickly, pay attention.
  9. Remove from skillet and place on a board.
  10. Once you have several pancakes stacked on the board, you can begin filling one at a time.
  11. Brush one side only with Gold’n Soft butter.
  12. Add about 1 to 2 Tablespoon(s) of your desired filling: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jam; Jelly; Fruit; etc. to the buttered side.
  13. Roll pancake from one edge all the way across to the other side.
  14. Place rolled pancake (or two) on a plate and dust with Powdered Sugar.

NOTE: If you have two cooks, one can be cooking the pancakes while the other fills and rolls them. Kids love to help with these pancakes.

 

You can see above how I butter a pancake and sprinkled it with cinnamon and sugar before rolling it — that’s my favorite! Below is a slideshow of how to roll a German pancake with fresh fruit.

Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 1
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 2
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 3
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 4
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 5
Raspberry Banana German Pancakes 6

 

Printable Recipe – German Pancakes

5 from 1 reviews
German Pancakes Recipe
 
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Here is a tasty recipe that is great for busy school days, leisurely weekends, or special holiday brunches -- German Pancakes! Make them a tradition in your family.
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Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Ingredients:
  • 1-1/4 Cup - Milk
  • 4 - Eggs
  • 1 Cup - Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Butter
  • Fillings of Choice: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jams; Jellies, Fruit, etc.
  • Powdered Sugar (Optional)
  • Syrup (optional).
Directions:
  1. Crack open the Eggs into a bowl.
  2. Add Milk to eggs, beat well.
  3. Mix Flour and Salt in a separate bowl.
  4. Stir flour and salt mixture into the milk and eggs gradually, until smooth.
  5. The batter will be thin.
  6. Heat a heavy 8-inch to 10-inch skillet and grease lightly with butter or oil.
  7. Pour only enough batter to make a very thin pancake. Tip the skillet from side to side and around to help spread the pancake batter as needed.
  8. Cook on one side (without flipping) until the pancake begins to blister or bubble. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until a light golden color. Do not over cook. You do not want them to get hard or crispy. NOTE: Pancakes cook very quickly, pay attention.
  9. Remove from skillet and place on a board.
  10. Once you have several pancakes stacked on the board, you can begin filling one at a time.
  11. Brush one side only with butter.
  12. Add about 1 to 2 Tablespoon(s) of your desired filling: Cinnamon and Sugar; Jam; Jelly; Fruit; etc. to the buttered side.
  13. Roll pancake from one edge all the way across to the other side.
  14. Place rolled pancake (or two) on a plate and dust with Powdered Sugar
Notes
If you have two cooks, one can be cooking the pancakes while the other fills and rolls them. Kids love to help with these pancakes.
3.5.3226

 

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You can feel good about serving your family Gold’n Soft. It is made with simple ingredients offering a great buttery taste with no cholesterol or hydrogenated oils, ZERO trans fats per serving, and is easily spreadable. It comes in convenient sizes — 15 ounces (great for smaller households) and 45-ounce packages. This great value gets even better with this 50¢ COUPON.

FIND a Store near you! We picked ours up from the refrigerated Fresh Dairy section at our local Smart & Final.

 

As you can tell, German Pancakes are still one of my all time favorite breakfasts. So much so that we sometimes have them for dinner. Who says pancakes are only for breakfast? LOL You can even fill these pancakes with savory items such as chicken, asparagus, and more. The sky is the limit.

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I have other breakfast ideas for you as well, Perhaps you’d enjoy my Breakfast BLT – A Twist on a Favorite or Avocado Eggs Florentine Toast

Make German Pancakes with Gold’n Soft spreadable butter for your family and start a new tradition. #CapturingTraditions Enjoy!

 

 

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Peanut Butter Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertisers, Jif and Dannon. All opinions are mine alone. #MySmoothie #CollectiveBias

 

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned peanut butter and jelly sandwich? The savory peanuts mixed with the sweet or tart fruitiness, oh yum, makes my mouth water. What is your favorite jam or jelly flavor? Mine has always been raspberry. So, in my efforts to eat better and smarter, I created a heavenly Peanut Butter Raspberry Smoothie Recipe that takes me back to my childhood and those delicious sandwiches that I crave.

Peanut Butter Raspberry Smoothie

A smarter, better for you recipe!

 

This recipe is so easy, and can be ready in mere minutes. Just pop a few simple ingredients into your Oster® Blend-N-Go® MyBlend® (perfect for making smoothies). You can just fill, blend & go! I love to whip this together for breakfast after my early morning walks with my latest audiobook–the combination makes for a perfect start to my day.

 

5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Raspberry Smoothie

Dannon Oikos Vanilla Triple Zero Greek Nonfat Yogurt, Milk, Jif Peanut Powder, Fresh or frozen Raspberries, and Ice. Add Honey if desired for a little sweetness.

 

 

5 from 1 reviews
Peanut Butter Raspberry Smoothie Recipe
 
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This smoothie makes a perfect breakfast or snack for those wanting to eat better and smarter. Great after a morning walk.
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Type: Breakfast, Snack
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup - Fresh or frozen Raspberries
  • 3 Tablespoons - Jif Peanut Powder
  • 3/4 cup (6 oz.) - Dannon Oikos Vanilla Triple Zero Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  • 1/8 cup - Milk
  • Ice - to desired thickness
  • 1 Teaspoon - Honey (optional)
Directions:
  1. Place all ingredients in blender
  2. Pulse until well blended
  3. Top with Fresh Raspberries
  4. Drizzle with Honey
3.5.3208

 

Jif Peanut Powder gives you the great taste of peanuts with 85% less fat than peanut butter. I love that you have complete control over the sugar content, since there is NO Sugar Added. Not only is the peanut powder great for a smoothie, but you can also use it for baking, making sauces, dressings, and more. Let your imagination run wild. Packed with 15 grams of protein, Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt is Possibly the perfect protein snack!

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You can find these great products at your local Walmart store, or online at www.walmart.com.

 

Join me in making smarter choices for a better you. Get some exercise–walk with me, share your audiobooks, and indulge in a delicious, protein packed smoothie.

 

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Pumpkin Butter Crescent Rolls

A Scrumptiously Simple Seasonal Treat!

One morning last week, Rory and I had a hankering for fresh baked crescent rolls to go with our coffee with Homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup. While grabbing the package of crescent rolls from the refrigerator, I suddenly remembered that I had picked up a jar of Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter on my last shopping trip thinking it would be a nice Fall treat. My taste buds tingled with the idea of combining the two items. It was easy as can be (only two ingredients) and super tasty too!

Pumpkin Butter Crescent Rolls

Ingredients:

  • Crescent Rolls
  • Pumpkin Butter

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven according to the Crescent Roll package.
  • Spread Pumpkin Butter on one side of dough triangle.
  • Place a small dollop of Pumpkin Butter in the middle of the large end of dough.
  • Roll the dough to make the crescent.
  • Bake as directed.

These are delicious! The Pumpkin Butter slightly caramelized on the edges, and the baking filled our home with the most amazing aroma. It was definitely a Fall treat we will enjoy again and again. I hope you enjoy it too.

Do you have any favorite Fall treats?

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Check out Kristen at The Road to Domestication, where she is featuring one of my family’s favorite recipes, Mississippi Pecan Pie, tomorrow in her series…

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