Munchkin muffins- a cute, fluffy and fuss-free breakfast for kids


School-days are back. If you are one of those parents who believe in making it a cheerful one for kids, this fun-filled breakfast platter is a must try. Chef Sareeka John swears by her no-fuss, minimal-ingredient, multi-purpose batter to make some cute and fluffy munchkin muffins, soft pancakes and chewy waffles.
You can experiment with the flavours by adding chocolate chips, nuts, dry fruits or orange rind. It's time to pan to some fun.


1 cup multigrain organic flour

1 egg

1 cup whole fat/skimmed milk

2 tbsp melted butter

1 tbsp jaggery powder/ honey/ pure maple syrup/palm sugar

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder


Mix the flour and baking powder

Pour in the egg and beat well

Add jaggery powder and mix well

Add milk and mix it well gently to make sure there are no lumps left

Add salt and mix again

Add pure vanilla extract

Grease the pans and pour in the batter

Add in chocolate chips, walnuts or any topping of your choice

For muffins

Bake at 170 degrees for 12-15 minutes

Garnish with chocolate, jam or cocoa spread

use the leftover batter to make pancakes or waffles

For pancake

Pour the batter on a hot pan

Wait for 30 seconds

Once bubbles start to appear in the centre, flip it over

Cook the other other side

For waffles

Pour the batter to a hot waffle iron

Close the lid and cook till done

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