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Pancakes are a very frugal breakfast.  You can add healthy ingredients to the batter, such as whole grains and blueberries.


If you feel it takes too much time to make pancakes in the morning, make them during the day.  You can freeze them.  For a quick breakfast, just heat them up in the microwave.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are links to a couple of unusual pancake recipes.


Yam Pancakes


4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
2 cups grated yams
2 cups shredded coconut
4 cups flour
1 cup milk
4 tsps baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon

Beat the eggs, oil, sugar and salt together.  

Add the rest of the ingredients, and beat for 5 minutes.

Drop by teaspoonful onto a hot griddle.  Cook on both sides until done.


Banana Pancakes


2 cups bisquick mix
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup mashed banana
2 eggs
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 Tbsp butter

Mix the first 5 ingredients to make the batter.

Fry about 1/4 of a cup of batter at a time in the butter. 

Turn when the top is covered with bubbles to fry both sides.







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