Getting ready for breakfast tomorrow? I have an idea for you :)
Today's recipe is for Ginger Spiced Pancakes perfect for Christmas Breakfast!
I love Pancakes (check for more recipes in the blog) as they are so delicious and full of joy!
I loved every inch of this recipe, I hope you will as well.
Grab the recipe along with more Christmas Facts as promised ;)
The origin of the name Santa Claus has a convoluted tree. In Dutch St Nicholas became Sint-Niklaas or Sinter Klaas. Obviously from there it’s not a big leap to Santa Claus.
The concept of eggnog in America was apparently devised in 1607 at Captain John Smith’s Jameston Settlement.
The Queen’s speech was first broadcast in 1957.
The World’s largest stollen measures 72.10m (236.55 ft) and was achieved in 2010. It was made by Lidl at Haarlem Railway Station in the Netherlands it took 2 and half hours to cook.
The candy cane at Christmas originates 250 years ago in Germany as straight white sticks.
Originally “Hark! How the Welkin rings!” were the lyrics for the much loved “Hark! The Herald Angel Sings” tune. Welkin meaning Heaven.
“Millionaires Crackers” are Christmas crackers that contain a solid silver box with a piece of jewelry inside.
Originally mince pies were actually filled with meat and were oval to represent Jesus’ manger.
The highest-grossing Christmas movie is actually Jim Carrey’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
A Swedish tradition is to watch Donald Duck cartoons on Christmas Eve.
In 1918, Canada sent a Christmas tree to Boston to show their appreciation for their help in the 1917 Halifax explosion. This gesture has been continued in recent times.
There is a debate that we actually give gifts at Christmas to commemorate the Pagan tradition of gifting the gods, not the three wise men.
Supposedly the Christmas pickle is to be the last ornament on the tree.
Some zoos around the world take Christmas trees that are donated to feed their animals.
In Japan there is a tradition, thanks to a 40-year-old marketing campaign, KFC is consumed by the vast majority of the population on Christmas Eve.
In November 2014, Birra Forst SpA created the world’s largest bauble with a diameter of 15ft (4.58m) and weighed 1060 lb (481kg).
The idea of a white-Christmas comes from Dickens’ works. Dickens lived during a mini ice-age which meant every Christmas it snowed for 8 years straight.
The first decorated Christmas tree was supposedly in 1510 in Latvia.
Christmas tree lights were first mass-produced in 1890 in the US.*source
Hurry up, find the recipe below!
Prep: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Servings: 4 portions
Calories per serving: 460 kcal
Find the recipe & nutrition facts below :
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
3 tbsp sugar (or any other sweetener of choice)
1 dash of salt
1 1/2 cups soy-milk (or any other plant milk)
1/3 cups vegetable oil (or melted coconut oil)
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp cinnamon
Step 1: Preheat your pan on medium heat.
Step 2: In a bowl stir flour and baking powder.
Step 3: Add in sugar, spices, and salt, mix until well combined.
Step 4: Place milk, and oil and mix it into the dry ingredients until well combined.
Step 5: Start cooking your pancakes - around 1 tbsp of mixture = 1 fluffy pancake. Cook on medium heat for around 1-2 minutes on each side.