Dear Missy,

I just wanted to tell you that whenever I use plain pancake
mix lately, I’ve been adding the Purple Puree, and my 2 and 3 year
old love it!!!  We call them "Purple Pancakes"!



Hi Jen,

Awesome…then you’ll really love my new book that has a bunch of Quick Fixes to Boxed Pancake Mix!  Check it out!

Here’s one example from the new book – similar to what you described:

Chocolate Pancakes:
1 large egg
¾ cup low-fat milk
1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
½ cup Purple Puree (see Make-Ahead Recipe #_, pg._)
1 cup boxed pancake mix
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ cup oat bran
¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, optional
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, oil, and Purple Puree. Add boxed pancake mix, cocoa powder, and oat bran, and chocolate chips, if using, mixing just until combined (don’t over mix – leave small lumps). If the batter is too thick, add a little more milk.

Thanks for writing and sharing the good "purple" news!! Enjoy.


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