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    Posted on Jun 9, 2016

    You'll Never Guess How We Made This Giant Pancake

    Whoooa.

    First of all, did you even know you could make pancakes in a rice cooker?! Well, you can, and here's how:

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    Technically... one pancake. But guys, it's a big one.

    Rice Cooker Cinnamon Pancake

    Recipe by BuzzFeed Tasty, inspired by Happy Slip

    Servings: 4­ to 6

    INGREDIENTS
    Pancake Batter

    1 ½ cups all­-purpose flour

    3 ½ teaspoons baking powder

    1 teaspoon salt

    1 tablespoon white sugar

    1 large egg

    3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

    1 ¼ cups whole milk

    Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze

    1 cup light brown sugar

    ½ cup unsalted butter, melted

    1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

    Cream Cheese Glaze

    1 ½ cups powdered sugar

    3 tablespoons whole milk

    2 ½ ounces cream cheese, softened

    INSTRUCTIONS
    Pancake Batter

    1. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Add the egg, melted butter, and milk until combined.

    2. Pour the batter into a rice cooker, then pipe the brown sugar cinnamon glaze (recipe below) on top.

    3. Cook on regular for approximately 45 minutes, then remove the pancake from the rice cooker and flip it onto a plate, with the underside facing up. Let the pancake cool slightly, then drizzle with cream cheese glaze (recipe below).

    Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze

    Mix brown sugar, cinnamon and melted butter until combined. Pour mixture in to piping bag. Pipe glaze into pancake batter after it is poured into rice cooker.


    Cream Cheese Glaze

    Whisk cream cheese and milk with hand mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar and whisk until smooth. Drizzle over pancake.

    There are also TONS of other surprising things you can make in your rice cooker. Here are some more ideas:

    1. Poached fruit, for a healthy but classy dessert.

    2. Mac and cheese (from scratch!)

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    Easier than easy mac, IMO.

    Recipe: Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese

    3. A tarte tatin that looks fancy AF.

    4. An easy weeknight pasta and veggie dinner.

    5. A healthier version of the broccoli-cheddar casserole your mom used to make.

    6. BLUE velvet cake.

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    Why should red get to have all the fun?

    Recipe: Blue Velvet Cake

    7. Perfectly cooked steel-cut oats.

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    Just add the ingredient and press start, then go about your morning routine until the oats are cooked.

    Recipe: Honey Nut Steel-Cut Oats