American blueberry pancakes

American blueberry pancakes

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Cooking time

Cook: 35 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 10 pancakes

Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are a US classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving (without syrup)

kcalories
108
protein
4g
carbs
18g
fat
3g
saturates
1g
fibre
1g
sugar
0g
salt
0.41g

Ingredients

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • knob butter
  • 150g pack blueberries
  • sunflower oil or a little butter for cooking
  • golden or maple syrup

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Method

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Beat the egg with the milk, make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the milk to make a thick smooth batter. Beat in the melted butter, and gently stir in half the blueberries.
  2. Heat a teaspoon of oil or small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan. Drop a large tablespoonful of the batter per pancake into the pan to make pancakes about 7.5cm across. Make three or four pancakes at a time. Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden. Cover with kitchen paper to keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter. Serve with golden syrup and the rest of the blueberries.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2004

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SharMW's picture
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Amazing! My husband and kids loved these. Best pancakes we ever had!

MummyAbey's picture
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Lovely lazy weekend breakfast, kids loved them too. I added a touch of cinnamon and used maple syrup not honey.

Berryl502578's picture
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Great recipe, I used almond milk instead which worked perfectly well and served with fresh strawberries, banana and maple syrup

kirkyrigs's picture
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We had blueberry pancakes at Bills for breakfast the other morning so I came home and looked up the recipe here - ta dah! No blueberries but plenty of freshly picked raspberries and they were delicious. The only recipe my son has asked me for before he leaves for university!

psamiad1's picture
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Love these as a weekend breakfast treat! Everyone should have these now and again.

jeanettehough's picture

Hi it doesn't say how much melted butter to add to the mixture

KochinVeronica's picture
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So delicious!

melworldwide's picture
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Really nice recipe. We had this with mixed berries, yogurt and honey and it was absolutely delicious.

PannaMaple's picture
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Great recipe. I made pancakes without blueberries (just because I didn't have them) and I served them with maple syrup and a lot of fruits: strawberries, bananas, nectarines and kiwis. The rest of pancakes, which remains after meal, we've eaten with icing sugar or with cottage cheese and currant jam, I like all of the ways of servings, but the best was pancake with maple syrup, strawberries and kiwis all together.

Mrs H's picture
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One of my favourite American pancake recipes. I sometimes use chocolate chips instead of blueberries (not very healthy I know)!

michala2160's picture
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Best Pancake Recipe Ever

disco's picture

Good recipe, pancakes kept their shape well. For two of us I halved the recipe and made seven 10cm pancakes.

kapatu's picture
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Simply gorgeous!!!

cj-mock's picture
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Easy and AMAZING!

jeanieh's picture

Being that I'm Canadian, we like our pancakes to be proper pancakes...thick, fluffy, and served with maple syrup. This recipe reminds me of the pancakes my Mom would make me growing up. My favourite pancake is with blueberries in them so whenever I get a craving for pancakes, this is the recipe I turn to (as it's just like my Mom's). My friend's kids love it when I make these. They are delicious!

rosievimes's picture

Made these for dinner on pancake day and they were ace. Really simple to make, incredibly tasty, and the perfect texture. I added a little cinnammon to the batter and let it chill in the fridge for a good 30mins before frying. The mixture made 12 pancakes in the end; we served them with extra blueberries and maple syrup (as suggested), and a small dollop of vanilla ice cream. Will certainly be making these again very soon, perhaps for for a chilled weekend breakfast/brunch.

Laurelle's picture

Gorgeous!! Came out perfect!

barrybubbles's picture

I made 9 pancakes and there was a bit of mix left over for maybe a couple more but we'd had enough between two of us! Nice and light and fluffy. Lovely with maple syrup and creme fraiche.

nursenicola's picture

Fantastic recipie, I've now started dreaming about blueberry pancakes! Perfect for weekend brunch. Will make again and again!

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