Quick and Easy Blueberry Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup

The 4th of July is a couple of days away and I’m sure am excited, aren’t you? The barbeques, the pool parties, fireworks…. you get it. If you’re looking for ideas for a Fourth of July breakfast, look no further. This recipe is a quick and easy breakfast for two. If you

want to make more, double or triple the ingredients.

Pancakes

Ingredients (Makes 4 – 5 pancakes)

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 – 3 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup blueberries

 

Strawberry Syrup 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries, cut in half or diced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract

 

Instructions

  1. Whisk together flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  2. In a separate container, mix together milk, butter, and egg. (Do not mix wet and dry ingredients together until you are ready to make the pancakes)
  3.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until their are no more lumps (make sure that you don’t over mix the ingredients).
  4. Include blueberries to the batter and mix together.
  5. Heat a frying pan or griddle and coat with cooking spray or butter.
  6. Pour batter and cook for about 2 minutes.
  7. Make sure the edges are dry and bubbles appear on top of the pancakes before flipping.
  8. Once flipped, cook the other side for about 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly browned and cooked in the middle.
  9. Once pancakes have been cooked, place to the side.
  10. Mix together strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a pot.
  11. Cook on medium or medium high for about 5 minutes or more until it reaches the thickened consistency that you prefer.
  12. Place pancakes on a plate and pour strawberry syrup on top of the pancakes.
  13. You can add regular syrup as well if you prefer.
  14. Enjoy!

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