Monday, December 19, 2016

blueberry pancakes from scratch

a couple of weeks ago, my boss came to work with leftover blueberry pancakes for lunch. cue the brown bag envy. I couldn't remember the last time I made pancakes from scratch. sure, I'd whipped up some pancakes using a mix or bisquick, but they definitely didn't have fresh bluberries in them. 

so I searched for the tastiest blueberry pancake recipe and started our saturday morning out just right with fresh coffee and blueberry pancakes. I love the warm softness of the bluberries bursting inside of the pancakes, all smothered with sweet syrup on top. this recipe has a great texture and isn't too sweet. if you like sweeter batter, you could double the sugar since it only calls for two tablespoons.


-1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
-2 tablespoons sugar
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-2 large eggs
-1 cup milk, plus more if needed
-1 cup sour cream
-1 stick butter, melted
-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
-1/2 teaspoon lemon zest


1. sift the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl.

2. in a separate large bowl, lightly whisk the eggs. add the milk, sour cream, half the melted butter and the vanilla, whisking to blend.

3. make a well in the dry ingredients and pour the egg mixture into it. whisk the ingredients together just until blended. fold the blueberries and lemon zest into the batter.

4. heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat and coat with some of the remaining melted butter. for each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup of the batter into the hot skillet. cook 3 or 4 pancakes at a time, depending on the size of the skillet.

if the batter seems too thick, thin it with 1 to 2 tablespoons milk. when bubbles begin to form and "pop" on the pancake's surface, after about 1 minute, and the outer edge looks done, flip it over and cook briefly for about 30 seconds on the other side.

recipe from trisha yearwood


  1. This looks so, so yummy! Tomorrow is my last day off of work before I head back to teaching and I'm thinking of waking up early with the hubby and having a great "last day off" breakfast...these pancakes totally fit the bill for that!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

    1. lucky you! today is my last day before going back to work. enjoy your last day and I hope you love these yummy pancakes :)