5 from 7 votes
Cute pig shaped pigs in a blanket are scattered around on a white counter. One of the pigs is cut open revealing a Little Smokie inside a pancake.
Pigs in a Blanket
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Adorably cute pig shaped Pigs in a Blanket are made by baking Little Smokies inside pancakes in a pig shaped silicone mold. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pigs in a blanket
Servings: 24
Author: Beth
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 24 Little Smokies (or tiny hot dogs or sausages)
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. 

  2. Butter the inside of 24 pig cavities in 2 silicone molds using melted butter, reserving 2 tablespoons of the melted butter to put into the pancake batter. 

  3. In large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.

  4. Whisk together the egg and buttermilk then add the sugar.

  5. Pour the liquid mixture into the flour mixture and stir just to combine.

  6. Add 2 tablespoons melted butter and mix until blended but with lumps remaining.

  7. Pour batter into a squeeze bottle.

  8. Squeeze batter into a pig cavity in the silicone mold filling it about 3/4's full.

  9. Press a Little Smokie into the pancake batter. 

  10. Cover the little sausage with more pancake batter. 

  11. Repeat, filling up all 24 pig cavities. 

  12. Bake for 14-18 minutes until golden brown. 

  13. Remove and allow the pigs to cool for a few minutes before removing from the mold. 

  14. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.