Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Oh, the nostalgia of pancakes. Remember when you were a kid and you woke up on Saturday morning, with nothing but thoughts of cartoons and sun and playing outside and swimming and…wait…what is that smell?

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

You wandered down the sun-dappled hallway in your pajamas with feet, your tiny fists rubbing your sleepy eyes, your hair boinging in every direction.

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

You followed the sounds of sizzling, the aromas of coffee (yuck, why do grown ups drink that) and bacon and PANCAKES!

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

“Good morning sleepyhead” your Dad would say as he turned towards the table with spatula in hand, tossing a fresh flapjack on the stack sitting next to the orange juice. Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

“You’re the first one up so you get to pick the best pancake” he would say as he dropped another dollop into the pan, the butter smoking away, the batter sizzling as it hit the hot cast iron.
Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Me, I always chose the tiny ones, no bigger than a toonie, because I thought they were cute. Nowadays my adult sensibilities lead me to make pancakes uniform in size. Not too big or “cakey”. I like them crispy and fried in butter in a cast iron skillet. These buttermilk blueberry pancakes will bring you right back to that Saturday morning of your childhood. To make things easy, I like to mix up the wet ingredients and dry ingredients in separate bowls the night before, so that all I have to do in the morning is whisk them together.Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Real butter and real maple syrup are mandatory.

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

I like the dark or “grade B” maple syrup. It is less refined and more mapley than the more expensive grade A.Blueberry buttermilk pancakesAnd when you go to drizzle it on your pancakes it comes out oh so slowly…

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Have I convinced you yet?

Here is the recipe!

Blueberry buttermilk pancakes


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