Pancakes on a Stick? There's a Machine for That.

Pancakes on a stick have been a thing for a while now. Hell, Jimmy Dean has offered it with sausage. But now, there's a machine that enables you to easily make them at home. Progress!

In the past, people who wanted to make pancake on sticks resorted to using a corn dog maker—which has been a suitable stop gap. But now, thanks to Japanese company E-Balance, there is a dedicated pancake-on-a-stick machine. THANK GOODNESS. It's called "Roky", and on Rakuten, it's noted that this very well could be the first of its kind in the whole world. Is it?

As MSN Japan and IT Media report, here's how it works: you pour in the batter, put in a stick, and about ten minutes later, voila, you have pancake on a stick. Your life is complete.

Pancakes on a Stick? There's a Machine for That.

Look how freaking happy these people are. Really, what else do you need?

流行のパンケーキを手軽に作れる【Family mood スティックパンケーキメーカー roky EB-M1】発売 [MSN Japan]

パンケーキを棒状に作って串で食べる! 「スティックパンケーキメーカー」発売 [IT Media]

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