IHOP’s New Menu Has Elf on the Shelf Pancakes


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IHOP recently announced a new limited-time holiday-themed menu—and it features none other than the Elf on the Shelf!

Through the end of the year your fam can feast on Jolly Cakes (green pancakes topped with sweet cream cheese icing and elf sprinkles), Oh What Funnel Cake and other holiday-time delish delights.

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Along with pancakes and funnel cakes, the limited-time menu also includes Holiday Ham and Sausage Omelettes and Merry Marshmallow Hot Chocolate.

If your kiddo just can’t decide what they want, try the Little Elves Combo. This mix and match menu item includes either one Jolly Cake or Of What Funnel Cake and one scrambled egg, one bacon strip and one pork sausage link.

Alisa Gmelich, Vice President, Marketing at IHOP, said in a press release, “We’re so excited to ring in the holidays by announcing a partnership between IHOP and The Elf on the Shelf, two beloved, family brands.” Gmelich added, “Our culinary team returned one morning to our kitchens only to find that Scout Elves had snuck in and created colorful, whimsical food that deserved its own menu—although in typical elf fashion, they left behind a bit of a holiday magic.”

Not only can you nab the tasty pancake treats over the holidays, but you can also take part in the world’s largest Welcome Back Breakfast for the Scout Elves. Between Nov. 29 and Dec. 1 children who visit participating IHOP locations can score a special Elf-Themed activity sheet with their meal.

Gmelich said, of the event and new menu, “We’re hosting the world’s biggest Welcome Back Breakfast celebration throughout the holiday season and showing off the elves’ ingenious recipes, like green Jolly Cakes with cream cheese icing and sparkly ornament sprinkles, golden Oh What Funnel Cakes, a loaded Ham & Sausage Omelette and more.”

—Erica Loop

Photos: Courtesy of Business Wire



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