Maple-spiced Strawberry Pancakes

Three different kinds of sugar is always a good way to start off the day

Three different kinds of sugar is always a good way to start off the day

Strawberry week is officially over, but we had one more recipe to get out of our system. This is such a simple way to put a spring spin on pancakes.

Strawberry-spiced Pancakes

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk (see note below)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Strawberry Topping

  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon sugar

For topping: Mix berries with sugar and syrup, set aside while making pancakes.

For pancakes: Mix dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and add wet ingredients. Stir to incorporate. Cook on a griddle or a hot frying pan. Cook in batches, pouring about a quarter cup of batter on at a time. When you start to see bubbles flip. Cook until golden, about two minutes on each side.

Notes: If you don’t have buttermilk, you can put a tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar in your measuring cup and fill it the rest of the way to the one cup mark with regular milk. Let stand for five minutes before using.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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13 Responses to Maple-spiced Strawberry Pancakes

  1. These look amazing!!

  2. Eva Taylor says:

    5:43am and my mouth is watering for this tasty breakfast. I can hardly wait for Ontario strawberries.

  3. I *do* wish mornings around here were less on the crazy side…this looks so wonderful. Maybe use the topping on ice cream after dinner one night πŸ™‚

  4. Karen says:

    You certainly did a great job featuring strawberries.

  5. sallybr says:

    Phil almost lost his composure when he saw your post – these look incredibly tasty, he wants me to make some for him

  6. egg me on says:

    Aww, bye-bye Strawberry Week! It’s been a great one.

  7. Kristy says:

    I’m going to miss strawberry week. You’ve given me so many great ideas! These pancakes would certainly be devoured here.

  8. Rachel says:

    Oh those look gooooood! Love me some pancakes with almost any fruit, and maple *anything* makes me happy as well. Mmmmmm….

  9. cecilia says:

    Oh these look just divine.. how splendid.. and you have reminded me that i need to go to the maple syrup place and buy some local syrup! c

  10. Bill Peeler says:

    What a fun series Strawberry Week has been! You’ve definitely inspired me with your Strawberry Tart and now, this topping, as well. You make strawberries delicious 100 different ways!

  11. ChgoJohn says:

    This has been some series. America’s strawberry growers are in your debt.

  12. lvaletutto says:

    Yum, you have my attention anytime there is a strawberry involved!

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