How To Make Homemade Buttermilk Strawberry Pancakes Drizzled In Chocolate

My son woke me up this morning asking for strawberry pancakes. Let me start by saying this is the FIRST time he has ever requested a pancake breakfast. His usual is hash browns and eggs, and every once in a while he’ll have a side of bacon. Recently I bought him a book where a little boy asks his mom to make him pancakes; I think he is borrowing the pancake breakfast from his book. That he added strawberries to his request is fitting, since strawberries are his fruit of choice. These pancakes were made with my son in mind, but are fully adult-friendly as well. Enjoy!

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    Buttermilk strawberry pancakes are absolutely heavenly when you add chocolate sauce to the equation. 

  • Flour Bowl 2 of 12
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    Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.

  • Whisk It Up Baby 3 of 12
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    Place all wet ingredients in a bowl and whisk well.

  • The Meeting Of Two Mixtures 4 of 12
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    Pour flour mixture into wet ingredients. Mix to combine. 

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    It's okay if batter has a few lumps in it. Set to the side and let rest for 10 minutes. 

  • Slice Strawberries 6 of 12
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    Wash strawberries then slice. 

  • Butter 7 of 12
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    Place a 1/2 teaspoon of butter in pan over a medium flame. Allow it to melt.

  • Pour In The Batter 8 of 12
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    Pour 1/4 cup of batter into pan. Allow it to spread. 

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    Once little bubbles form on the raw side of the pancake it is time to add strawberries. 

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    Place a few strawberries into the pancake.

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    Flip the pancake over and it's better if the edges are crisp. Cook on the other side for 3 minutes. 

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    Stack pancakes then drizzle in chocolate sauce and chopped strawberries. I used a dollop of whipped cream in the middle. Enjoy!

Ingredients For Buttermilk Strawberry Pancakes:

  • 1 1/2 – cups flour
  • 2 – teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 – teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 – teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 – tablespoons sugar
  • 2 – eggs
  • 1 1/2 – cups buttermilk
  • 1 – cup milk
  • 3 1/2 – tablespoons butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1/2 – teaspoon vanilla
  • 1o – fresh strawberries
  • butter
  • chocolate sauce

Directions:

  1. In a  bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar. Whisk to combine and set to the side.
  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, buttermilk, milk, butter, and vanilla, then whisk together to combine all wet ingredients.
  3. Then add the flour/sugar mixture to the buttermilk mixture. Mix together with a whisk until combined. Leave some lumps in the mix. Set batter to the side and let rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Slice up strawberries and set to the side.
  5.  In a large frying pan lightly brush with melted butter and place over a medium flame. Allow pan to get hot then pour 1/4 cup of batter into pan…. the batter will spread slightly then top with 5 strawberry slices.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes or until the batter starts to have little holes in it. Some will even pop.
  7. Flip pancake and cook on the other side for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from flame and spread butter on top and drizzle with chocolate sauce.
  8. Enjoy!

 

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