Recipe: Anytime Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

June 2nd, 2021

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Pancakes are a blank canvas, so bring out your inner artist. You can work your magic at the table with maple syrup, honey, confectioners’ sugar, fresh fruit and/or softened butter. Or you can cook your artistry right into the pancakes by adding chocolate chips, chopped nuts, shredded coconut, sliced bananas or raspberries instead of the blueberries. Use 1 tablespoon of add-ins per pancake. Have fun with these blueberry pancakes and try your own combinations!

Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

Serves 2 to 4 (Makes 8 pancakes)

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil spray
  • 1/2 cup blueberries

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk milk, egg, oil and vanilla until well combined.

2. Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture and stir gently with a rubber spatula until just combined (batter should remain lumpy). Let the batter sit for 10 minutes before cooking.

3. Spray a 12-inch nonstick skillet with vegetable oil spray and heat over medium heat until hot, about 1 minute.

4. Using a 1/4-cup dry measuring cup, portion batter into the pan in three places. Sprinkle each pancake with 1 tablespoon of blueberries. Cook until the bubbles on the surface begin to pop, 2 to 3 minutes.

5. Use a spatula to flip the pancakes and cook until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer the pancakes to a plate. Repeat with the remaining batter in two more batches. Turn off the heat. Serve.


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