* Have brunch at home this weekend
* These griddles and pans make cooking pancakes and crepes easier
* Recover from the shock of IHOP losing its pancakes
Chances are one of your weekend plans this week involves brunching, but while we all love a good deal on bottomless mimosas, why not host brunch this weekend in the comfort of your own home?
These devices from will help you whip up batch after batch of crepes, griddle cakes and pancakes. Even if IHOP has dropped the pancakes from their name, you don’t need to drop them from your breakfast plans.
1. Dash Mini Maker Griddle
Packing 350 watts of power, this griddle has an automatic light that goes on when it’s sufficiently heated. It’s also got a non-stick surface, making clean up easy.
2. Nordic Ware Scandinavian Silver Dollar Pancake Pan
If you need more guidance when making your pancakes, this pan from Nordic Ware uses that Scandinavian precision to help you get perfectly round cakes. The aluminium pan is also warp-resistance, making it last longer, even under heat.
3. Presto 22-Inch Electric Griddle With Removable Handles
This griddle has a master heat control to help you monitor and maintain cooking temperatures. The non-stick tray is also easily removable for simple cleaning and flat storage. And it works for more than just pancakes – try this griddle for vegetables and warming up sandwiches, too.
4. Crepe Maker and Non-Stick 12″ Griddle
If you prefer thinner pancakes, this griddle from CucinaPro includes a batter spreader, which is an integral part in cooking even, golden crepes. Its bottom feet are lined with rubber for extra stability, helping you secure a delicious breakfast.
5. Crepe/Pizzelle/Pancake Plus
To cover all breakfast basics, this Cuisinart device specializes in an even cook throughout the whole pancake, so you don’t have to worry about raw or burnt patches. A well-reviewed item on Wayfair, this Cuisinart device is also great for making pressed sandwiches, desserts and Pizzelle (basically a traditional Italian waffle cookie).