Previous Post Next Post

Food

Brought to you by

Pancake Pandemonium for Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

By Ole & Shaina Olmanson |


It’s Fat Tuesday, the last night of eating rich and fatty foods before Lent starts tomorrow on Ash Wednesday. Pancakes and sugary breads, doughnuts and pastries are commonly eaten on Fat Tuesday to use up the last of the butter, eggs and sugar before going into Lent when those things were often given up as part of the fasting for the season.

Join the celebration, mix up some pancake batter and sit down to a sweet meal of pancakes. There are many to choose from, and we have more than a few ways you can get in on the Mardi Gras action from Dutch Babies to crepes to the traditional buttermilk variety.

Trivia: “Mardi Gras” is French for “Fat Tuesday.”
nggallery id=’120486′

/
Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday Pancake Recipes

Baked Apple Pancake

A sweet treat with apples baked right into it, this pancake is a fix it and forget it type that arrives hot from the oven at the dinner table.
Baked Apple Pancake via Food for My Family

**
Read more from Shaina on Food for My Family!
Follow Shaina on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for updates!

Don’t miss the latest from Family Kitchen – Like Us on Facebook!

More on Family Kitchen:

10 Ways to Play with Hugs and Kisses
King Cake for Mardi Gras
Magnolia’s Valentine’s Day Offerings

Top photo credit: Good Life Eats

More on Babble

About Ole & Shaina Olmanson

shaina0

Ole & Shaina Olmanson

Shaina Olmanson is the food writer and home cook behind Food for My Family. Shaina can usually be found in one of three places: cooking, at the computer or behind the camera. These three things occur in the kitchen simultaneously with her four children hanging from her apron strings as she teaches them to cook and the importance of eating locally, seasonally, organically and together. She is a former Babble Food blogger.

« Go back to Food

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Comments, together with personal information accompanying them, may be used on Babble.com and other Babble media platforms. Learn More.

0 thoughts on “Pancake Pandemonium for Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

  1. Susie says:

    So awesome! Come over and link up this post on my Mardi Gras Party Page! http://cafescrapper-scrapsoflife.blogspot.com/2012/02/happy-fat-tuesday-mardi-gras.html

  2. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen says:

    And now I want a big old stack of pancakes for dinner!

  3. poceros toledo says:

    Great blog here! Also your site a lot up very fast! What host are you the usage of? Can I am getting your affiliate hyperlink to your host? I wish my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Previous Post Next Post