5 grown up cereal-inspired dishes of your childhood dreams

5 grown up cereal-inspired dishes of your childhood dreams
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Charlotte chefs are elevating your favorite childhood cereals in inventive dishes from breakfast to dessert. Check out these five food creations and if cereal-inspired liquor is more your style, remember you can always just get a Cinnamon Toast Crunch shot at VBGB (or pretty much anywhere with Fireball).

Cap’n Crunch pancakes at Fahrenheit

The jumbo Cap’n Crunch pancakes ($13) are topped with a sweet vanilla milk reduction (reminiscent of the leftover milk at the bottom of the bowl), piles of Crunch Berries and powdered sugar. Find it on the brunch menu. Address: 222 S. Caldwell Street

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photo via Facebook

Cornflake crusted French toast at The Cellar

The Cornflake crusted French toast ($12) is topped with carrot cake butter (what.), chantilly whipped cream and caramelized bananas foster. Find it on the dessert menu. Address: 350 N. Tryon Street

the cellar french toast

Fruity Pebble milk crumble with lemongrass frozen mousse at 5Church

This limited-edition dessert available last fall featured an inventive mix of Fruity Pebble milk crumble, raspberry curd and meringue kisses over frozen lemongrass mousse. Maybe if we all beg nicely enough they’ll bring it back. Address: 127 N. Tryon Street

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photo via Facebook

Lucky Charms cupcakes at Cupcrazed

The menu changes daily so you have to stay on the lookout for the return of this completely insane cupcake topped with the only ingredient in Lucky Charms that matters: marshmallows. Address: 936 Market Street, Fort Mill, SC

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photo via Facebook

Rice Krispie marshmallow milkshake at Cowfish

The marshmallow crispy treat milkshake ($6) is a creamy blend of Rice Krispies, mallow cream and vanilla ice cream topped with Rice Krispie marshmallow treats. Address: 4310 Sharon Road

cowfish rice krispy milkshake

What’d I miss? Where are your favorite cereal-based dishes in Charlotte?

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