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Blueberry pancakes

Classic Blueberry Pancakes


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 medium pancakes 1x

Description

These classic blueberry pancakes are fluffy and golden brown, with pops of sweet tart berries. The best way to wake up!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter or neutral oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar*
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Optional: Blueberry Sauce, to serve

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
    In a separate bowl, whisk the egg, then whisk in the milk, melted butter (or oil), vanilla extract, and lemon juice (or vinegar).
  2. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until a smooth batter forms. (It will thicken after it sits 1 to 2 minutes.)
  3. Lightly butter a skillet or griddle and wipe off extra grease with a paper towel. Heat the skillet to medium low heat. Pour the batter into small circles (about ¼ cup), then place a small handful of blueberries into the top of each pancake. Cook the pancakes until the bubbles pop on the top and the bottoms are golden. Then flip them and cook until cooked through.
  4. Place the cooked pancakes under and inverted bowl to keep them warm. Repeat with the remaining batter, adjusting the heat as necessary to maintain an even temperature. Serve immediately with maple syrup or Blueberry Sauce.

Notes

*Adding an acidic ingredient helps to make fluffy pancakes. If you don’t have fresh lemon juice on hand, use apple cider vinegar or white vinegar.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

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