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Chocolate Pancakes

Yesterday, being a lazy Saturday morning, I made some pancakes for breakfast. The kids were asking for whipped cream and chocolate syrup to go with it and we said that we only do that with chocolate pancakes. So, this morning, the kids asked for chocolate pancakes. We’ve always bought a mix for chocolate pancakes but since we haven’t done that in a while, I decided to look for a recipe online and mix a batch from scratch.

Thanks to the Internet, I found this recipe that doesn’t call for buttermilk. I just tweaked it a bit by adding 3 teaspoons of baking powder which made the pancakes fluffy. I also skipped the chocolate chips and the powdered sugar.


I made the pancakes and Jon made the chocolate syrup.  The cream, unfortunately, didn’t want to get whipped so it’s just cream.

Get a pancake.

Put a dollop of cream, as much or as little as you like.

Then drizzle with chocolate syrup.

It was great! Better than the box mix we used before. It would be even better with sausages or bacon on the side, which unfortunately we didn’t have at that time.  Dig in!


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Posted by on February 19, 2012 in Pancakes


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Let’s start cooking!

I’m sure this blog will be filled with sweet and sometimes unhealthy recipes so I decided to at least have a healthy start to it.  And what would be healthier than having oats for breakfast?  But not your ordinary boiled oatmeal, it has to be a little bit better than that.  Let’s have Oatmeal Pancakes instead!

It’s a fairly easy and straightforward recipe.  Just mix the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet ingredients in another.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and combine.  But don’t overmix!  Heat the grill, wipe it with butter and cook the pancakes.

In minutes, breakfast is served!

I’m sorry about the cropping of the picture.  I have so much more to learn about photography and food styling.

Anyway, the pancakes were good.  You won’t even notice the oatmeal.  The oatmeal gives it a nice texture and makes it seem more fluffy.  If you’re ever bored with your regular oatmeal, make them into pancakes instead and have a healthy, hearty start to your day.

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Posted by on July 17, 2011 in Pancakes


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