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Pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
A bowl of cereal may win the award for fastest anytime meal, but microwaved pancakes take the prize for speediest in the hot-food category. Just mix a regular pancake batter, pour about 3/4 cup onto a buttered dinner plate and zap for 45 seconds to 1 1/2 minutes. Top with the usual condiments for breakfast, or drop shredded bits of ham and cheese into the batter before cooking to make this a dinner-worthy treat.