St. Louis Man's Amazing Pancake Art Becomes Internet-Famous

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Dan Drake, a.k.a. Dr. Dan the Pancake Man, creates amazing pancake art that's become an Internet sensation. He cooks up his "Dan-cakes" at St. Louis, Missouri-based diner Courtesy Diner. Check out his delicious creations!

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Leading up to his appearance on TODAY, Dan cooked up these pancakes in the likeness of TODAY's hosts Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales.

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During his appearance on TODAY, Dan took requests from Twitter and created custom creations on national television such as a turkey, Miley Cyrus and Kanye West in a Santa hat (image shown, sans hat).

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Dan calls this sea creature the "Pankraken."

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Dan made one little's girl day extra special with this giraffe-shaped pancake he served up at the diner.

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Dan calls this pancake a "pan-portrait."

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Dan whipped up this Aladdin pancake for a young customer and says she "couldn't stop smiling. I love my job."

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Dan covers the classics with this Pacman-shaped pancake.

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For Super Mario Bros. fans, these power-up pancakes won't disappoint.

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On special request, Dan created this Nyan Cat pancake after the beloved meme.

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Pokemon fans will find this pancake a delight!

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Dan created another adorable pancake after a popular Pokemon character.

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Check out the tentacles on this jellyfish pancake!

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Dan keeps things fresh with this original Dan-cake design.

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Dan describes this meal as a "mega breakfast" perfect for Megaman fans.

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Check out this unicorn and rainbow pancake that the artist created on special request.

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Dan created this elaborate noodle creature.

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This fun pancake is the perfect morning pick-me-up!

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Dan Drake, a.k.a. Dr. Dan the Pancake Man, has become Internet-famous for creating his custom flapjacks, affectionately referred to as Dan-cakes, for his customers at St. Louis, Missouri-based restaurant Courtesy Diner.

In a Riverfront Times article, Dan says, "I can draw, so if I can draw it, I can probably make it in pancakes." He's created pancakes in the likeness of celebrities, meme characters and animals.

Dan started doing pancake art about four years ago and recently achieved Reddit fame when a friend posted old photos of his work, according to the Riverfront Times.

Check out the slideshow above to see Dr. Dan the Pancake Man's wildest edible creations.

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