Do you want to surprise your family with something special for the Christmas breakfast? We have selected some of the best Christmas breakfast ideas for kids, super funny sandwiches and inspiring ideas for funny food. Christmas breakfast is a special moment when the whole family gathers together – parents, children, grandparents and sometimes even friends and neighbors. You wouldn’t want to serve a boring breakfast, would you? With a little twist you can turn ordinary food into something festive, funny and just as tasty!
Christmas breakfast ideas for kids – Santa, Rudolf and Snowman pancakes
Christmas breakfast ideas for kids should not be boring yet you do not have to spend the whole day in the kitchen. Are you looking for quick recipes and fun ideas? We have collected the best ideas for an extraordinary Christmas breakfast for the little ones. Ordinary pancakes can look like some of the most popular Christmas symbols – Santa, Rudolf the reindeer, Snowman, etc. Here is a recipe and tutorial how to prepare them.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
mini chocolate chips
big chocolate chips (or blueberries)
whipped cream (or Greek yogurt)
pretzels (optional), for arms
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.
Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides.
Transfer two pancakes to a plate and decorate. Spread a thin layer of whipped cream or Greek yogurt on the top of your snowman. Add blueberries or mini chocolate chips for buttons, big chocolate chips for the eyes and a chocolate syrup smile. Add a sliced strawberry as a hat.
Easy and quick Santa pancakes
You can use your favorite pancake recipe or the one that we gave you above. Prepare the pancakes and follow the instructions below:
Cut strawberries and arrange them on about 1/3 of the top space for the hat.
Pipe whipped cream to make beard and brim.
Cut a strawberry to make nose and use blueberries for the eyes.
Christmas Tree Pancake Stacks
20g butter, melted
1 cup self-raising flour
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1½ tablespoons caster sugar
¾ cup milk
green food coloring gel
To decorate: icing sugar, mini M&Ms, star sprinkles, gold card, skewers or toothpicks
Trace a star shaped cookie cutter and cut out. Tape to a skewer or toothpick and set aside.
In a medium size mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, flour, salt, sugar, bicarbonate of soda, milk and egg until smooth.
Add a few drops of green food coloring. Mix thoroughly.
Heat a large frying pan to a medium heat. Spray a cooking oil and pour the pancake mix to create different sized circular shapes from small to large. Wait for bubbles to appear and flip over to cook the other side. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
On a plate, stack the pancakes to create a Christmas tree.
Dust lightly with icing sugar and decorate with M&Ms and sprinkles.
Top with the gold star!
Use your favorite recipe to make the pancakes. For the decoration you will need:
1 banana, sliced
Prepare the pancake mix.
Heat a little oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
Make 4 large pancakes and 4 smaller pancakes. Use about 4 tablespoons of batter for the large pancakes and 3 tablespoons of batter for the smaller pancakes. Cook until golden on each side.
Make 8 small teardrop-shaped pancakes for Rudolph’s ears.
To arrange Rudolph, divide the large pancakes between 4 plates. Place a smaller pancake on top. Position ears on each.
Make Rudolph’s nose with a raspberry, use 2 slices of banana and 2 blueberries to make the eyes and mulberries to make the antlers.
Christmas sandwiches recipe
3 slices of bread
Christmas cookie cutters
chopped parsley greens
chives, finely chopped
grated cheddar cheese
Cut a hole in the bread slice with a Christmas cookie cutter.
In a small bowl, mix eggs with milk, parsley, chives, salt and pepper.
Add grated cheese and mix.
In a pan, heat some butter over medium heat.
Place the cut bread slice and bake for 2 minutes.
Fill the hole with the egg mixture.
Cover the pan with the lid and bake for another 4 minutes.
Christmas breakfast for kids – how to serve fruits and sandwiches in a cute and funny way
There are many creative ways to arrange food in a funny and original way. Christmas breakfast for kids allows you to play with food which is something that you would not do on a regular day. Arranging kiwi slices like a Christmas wreath or tree are just some of the options. You can make Santa Claus from bananas and strawberries, a raspberry Christmas tree, etc.
Festive Christmas sandwiches will be a real hit! With the help of Christmas cookie cutters and a little bit of imagination, you can add a festive touch to any slice of bread! Have a look at these super cool ideas and serve the best Christmas breakfast to your kids!