Recipes for Twelve Sixteen Mandarins

Mandarin Orange Pancake Syrup

Mandarin Orange Pancake Syrup
• 1 cup freshly squeezed mandarin orange juice
• 2 tbsp honey
• 2½ tsp corn starch
• ¼ tsp cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until mixture is slightly thickened and bubbling (about 2-3 minutes).

adapted from

Of course, to go with this syrup I needed some pancakes, which meant enlisting Taylor into my breakfast army. Originally he just started making silver dollar pancakes (Sym’s request), but then he busted out my pancake molds and got fancy. I actually bought these a million years ago, but my lack of pancake skills and everyone else’s unwillingness to try them meant they’ve been sitting unused in the drawer since about 2005 or so. But Taylor is awesome, so we got pancakes shaped like the frog prince…

Fairytale Pancakes

… a princess, and some unicorns.

Fairytale Pancakes

We served them with my mandarin orange syrup (so yummy, but I over-thickened mine a little) and fresh raspberries.

Pancake Fixins


Fancy Breakfast

mandarins used: 8; mandarins remaining: -4

previous mandarin recipes
mandarin orange glazed ginger beef
mandarin orange juice
previous lemon recipes
lemon cookies
lemon chicken
strawberry lemonade
candied lemon slices
the Roger Collins
mini lemon cake in a jar

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