Maple Shwaple! Other Pancake ToppingsBy Mr Breakfast
Collectively, we pancake and waffle lovers are in a rut. Granted - if you have to be in a rut - the habitual use of maple syrup as a topping isn't too bad of a rut to be in.
The 18th century suicidal English poet William Cowper once wrote, "Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor." Perhaps, if he had applied his theory to pancakes and waffles, he wouldn't have been depressed all the time. Talk about a rut. That guy takes the (pan) cake.
Next time you run out of maple syrup, don't fret. There's a whole world of new toppings to try. The Shakespearian poet Nicholas Rowe may have said it more eloquently, "When our old Pleasures (maple syrup) die (runs out), Some new One (topping) still is nigh; Oh! fair Variety (pancakes and waffles)!"
So now, as Prince Rogers Nelson (you may know him simply as Prince) said in 1984: "Let's go crazy! Let's get nuts!"
Apple Cider Syrup
Apple Cinnamon Syrup
Apple Ginger Syrup
Blintzes With Fruit Topping
Brown Sugar Pancake Syrup
Cherry Pancake Sauce
Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Honey Syrup
Chocolate Peanut Butter
Cinnamon Honey Butter
Cinnamon Maple Butter
Fluffy Rum Sauce (For Pancakes)
Fruit Preserve Pancake Syrup
Geer Griddlecakes w/ Pilgrim Syrup
Homemade Maple Butter
Jell-o Pancake Syrup
Maple Flavored Syrup
Maple-Yogurt Pancake Topping
Orange Pancakes with Orange Sauce
Rum Maple Syrup
What do you like on your pancakes and waffles?
Here's some ideas sent in by some great breakfast lovers. Help us keep the list growing. Send us your ideas.
- Sugar And Lemon Juice
- Smuckers Jelly
- Just Butter
- Cottage Cheese And Prune Baby Food
- Cream Cheese
- Sour Cream
- Whipped Cream And Fresh Fruit
- Just Powdered Sugar
- "I almost always use smooth peanut butter on my pancakes topped with maple syrup. Great combination." - Breakfast Lover David
This article was written by Mr Breakfast (aka Eddy Chavey).
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