- I tried cooking instant pancake mix in the air fryer for the first time.
- At first I struggled to find a dish for the pancake batter.
- But after less than five minutes in the air fryer, the pancakes were fluffy, thick, and delicious.
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So that’s why I was shocked to see a viral TikTok where a user called Air Fryer Guy quickly and easily made pancakes in an air fryer. When I saw the video, I had a lot of questions, mainly, will this actually work? I doubted that you can get a perfect, fluffy pancake in an air fryer, so I decided to try it out myself.
While at the grocery store, I spotted Bisquick’s Shake ‘n Pour, which allows you to mix the pancake batter in the small yellow bottle. That means there are no dishes to be washed. I thought it couldn’t get any easier than this.
I frantically searched the aisles for something similar and came across Keebler’s mini graham cracker crust tin cups.
After shaking the container for 30 seconds, I had a thick pancake mix ready to go. I was shocked at how easy the prep was, and I was especially happy there were no dishes to clean.
This time, my fear was that the tin cups would fly around, throwing pancake batter all over. I decided to add a few chocolate chips so that the cups would be heavier and stay put.
Even though they were only in there for five minutes, I realized I had overbaked them.
Luckily, the result was delicious, fluffy pancakes. But next time, I might invest in a larger cooking tray so that I could make bigger pancakes.
Otherwise, this is a great and simple way to make breakfast, and I can definitely see myself doing this again on a Saturday morning.