RED VELVET CHOCOLATE CHIP TARO PANCAKES

WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

This is a great way to serve Taro Brand Pancakes, dressed up for that special occasion. These Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Taro pancakes will warm any heart for Valentines or any special occasion.

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
3 tablespoons milk
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup whipped cream or coolwhip

 

Pancakes
2 cups (2 packages) Taro Brand taro chocolate chip pancake mix
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons red food color
2 eggs

*Powdered sugar and candy hearts for garnish (optional)

In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and milk by hand. Gradually mix in 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing with fork to get as many lumps out as possible. Add whipped cream or coolwhip and mix well. Set aside in refrigerator.

In large bowl, stir all pancake ingredients until well blended. Spray pan or non-stick skillet with cooking spray or oilPour about 1/4 batter into pan and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes, turn and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Stack 2-3
pancakes on a plate, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Put cream cheese frosting in a plastic bag, snip the corner off with scissors and drizzle the frosting on pancakes. Garnish with chocolate, candy hearts or any of your favorite garnishes.

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