Wednesday, April 20, 2011
I think I've mentioned this before on the blog, but we tend to have pretty boring breakfasts most weekday mornings. So, with the kids on Spring Break this week and our morning not so hectic, I decided to treat them with something other than cold cereal and milk. First up, funfetti waffles!
This recipe starts with a great basic waffle recipe and includes the addition of colorful sprinkles. A surefire hit with any kid or kid at heart :)
Being off from school also gave us a chance for some fun field trips. This day we hit the farm!
A trip to the farm is always great of course but we also went there b/c my son's teacher gave each child a disposable camera and the assignment to document something fun they did during their break. My son took this assignment pretty seriously and enjoyed taking pictures of all the animals.
Of course, my daughter wanted to take pictures too so I reluctantly handed her my point and shoot. You don't know just how scary that can be in the hands of a three year old on a bumpy wagon ride who is determined to photograph EVERYTHING!!
It was fun to see what she captured at the end of the trip. She took close to 40 pictures (and had a few good ones) but most were of feet and knees :)
We all had a blast! We saw all the farm animals, went on a wagon ride, had a picnic lunch and played on the playground but the best was running into so many friends who had the same idea.
At the end, we grabbed some ice cream with our friends....I *heart* Spring Break!!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 1/2 cups warm milk
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup sprinkles
In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking powder and sugar; set aside. Preheat waffle iron to desired temperature.
In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the milk, butter and vanilla. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture; beat until blended.
Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Add the sprinkles on top. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp. Serve with whipped cream and additional sprinkles on top.
Source: waffle recipe adapted from All Recipes