Thursday, February 28, 2013

Blueberry Lemon Pancakes


Do you ever go in spurts of eating the same thing day in and day out for a week straight?  I've been on a crazy bagel and lox kick this past week....onion and garlicky everything bagel with smooth mellow cream cheese, the perfectly ripe and juicy tomato, salty lox, spicy onions and just a bite of capers...kind of craving it all over again and I literally had this for dinner every night this week.  Figuring I should probably move on to other food at some point before I begin smelling like a big fat salmon myself, I decided I'd continue the breakfast for dinner theme.  

Pancakes for dinner is awesome.  Fantastic.  Delicious.   A little citrus and berry pancake adds a bit of spring during the middle of a little winter deep freeze.  

If you haven't tried pairing blueberry and lemon, well, you should.  Trust me.  

These pancakes are a little bit tart and a whole lot of bursting berry yum.  





Blueberry Lemon Pancakes

Ingredients:
2 large eggs
2 tbsp sugar
2 c all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c milk
1/4 c melted butter
2 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup fresh blueberries

Directions:
Beat egg until frothy; mix in remaining ingredients except blueberries, mixing just until smooth. 
Heat a griddle over medium heat or about 350 degrees on an electric griddle
Grease or butter lightly
Using a measuring cup, pour 1/3 cup of batter onto the hot griddle. Sprinkle with blueberries
Cook pancakes until puffed and dry around edges and bubbly on top
Turn and cook other side until golden brown.
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9 comments:

  1. My mom makes the best blueberry and lemon muffins with a cream cheese filling. I love the two flavors together and this looks way easy to make and yummy!

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  2. Oh and also love bagel and lox which I haven't had in six months. Guess I"m going to Einstein for breakfast this morning.

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  3. We make blueberry pancakes almost every weekend and I've nver thought about throwing in some lemon. What a great way to spice up the flavors while still getting our bluberry pancake fix. I bet this would be great with blueberry syrup too! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Spring and summer come a lot sooner here in San Francisco than it does to you guys I'm sure. What a lovely combination of flavors and perfect for a nice spring breakfast!

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  5. I’m was sitting at work, ready to go home and chillax. Then I just wanted to go home and make those yummy pancakes so I did. It doesn’t help I’m 30 weeks preggo. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. So I"m pretty much obsessed with pancake recipes and could easily just plant my face in this. I'll be adding this to the long list of pancake variations I have in my to make on Saturday morning list.

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  7. My boyfriend is allergic to blueberries but I love blueberry pancakes. Maybe I could try these recipe with raspberries so we both can enjoy them. I love the lemon!

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  8. Making these on saturday. man do you know the way to my families heart!

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