Making pancakes isn’t *that* hard, but making perfectly circular patties with clumpy goop is damn near impossible if you’re not a pancake robot.
Usually, by the time I get my batter going, I lose half the goop between the crevices of my stove top and the remnants that make it on the hot pan end up looking like an edible Flat Stanley. But who knew the process of making some damn near perfectly circular pancake was just a ketchup bottle away?
The move is easy — clean an empty ketchup bottle, fill it with batter, and squirt it out over a greased and heated pan. Keep your nozzle towards the middle of your pancake as you squeeze and watch the perfectly circular magic happen: