reheating pancakes

How To Reheat Pancakes To Make Them Crispy and Yummy Again

If you don’t like pancakes for breakfast, you may belong to a group of rare people who have special skills. It’s really hard to resist these sweet treats that always remind us of childhood. However, what no one likes are cold pancakes that are a bit dense and tough to chew.

As I love fresh pancakes, I have always resorted to baking the amount I need and storing the pancake mixture in the fridge for later. This means that I have to turn on the stove and bake the pancakes again.

So, what about simple reheating? It’s a life-changing knowledge. You can even freeze a more considerable amount of pancakes and take a few of them out whenever you desire sweet breakfast.


Reheating Pancakes In A Toaster

A toaster oven is a guaranteed device for achieving crispy and super tasty pancakes. Just like making waffles, put the pancakes in the toaster, and you will get a delicious delicacy that’s maybe even better than they were the first day. Just be careful not to burn the pancakes as they are thin and don’t need a lot of time to heat up.

Step 1: Preheat your Toaster and Bake

It’s as simple as that. There are really no special steps to be included. You need to preheat your toaster and place your pancakes one at a time in it. You don’t need to defrost your pancakes if you have frozen them or prepare them in any way.

The toaster will give you crisp edges and delicious pancakes. Be careful not to overdo the baking as the pancakes could burn quickly. 


Reheating Pancakes In An Oven

If you have a little more pancakes to reheat for your family, you can also do it in the oven. You cannot heat the whole batch of pancakes at once, but only as much as what will fit in one row of the pan.

The good thing is that you can eat a couple of heated pancakes while the others are warming up. This is a method that is a bit slower and not as cost-effective for one or two pancakes.

Step 1: Preheat the Oven to 350 °F

You have to preheat the oven to about 350 degrees. It is the right temperature for ideal reheating that would take around 10 minutes but will give you tasty results. 

Step 2: Arrange the Pancakes on a Baking Sheet

You can use a baking tray or baking paper placed directly on the oven rack. Ordinarily, the pancakes need to be arranged in one row so that there is little space between them. Do not put pancakes on top of each other. 

Step 3: Cover the Pancakes with Foil and Bake for 10 Minutes

Put aluminum foil over the pancakes and cover well. Put in the oven and leave for 10 minutes. When you take them out, serve immediately. During this time, you can heat another round of pancakes if you have them. 


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Conclusion

If you have excess pancakes, feel free to store them in the fridge or freezer and reheat later when you need them. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to nuke them in the microwave, but with a toaster or oven, you will achieve great results. Your pancakes will be delicious and crispy, just like when they are freshly baked.

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