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How to make pancake beetles & caterpillars for breakfast

This breakfast tutorial mixes entomology with pancake-making, minus any actual edible insects. Using heat and time to brown the bug outlines, Saipancakes‘ Nathan Shields draws beetles and caterpillars with pancake batter in squeeze bottles and some help from his family.


And here’s their pancake batter recipe. File under: breakfast inspiration.

Related watching: Shields’ Spirocakes (Spirograph Pancakes).

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