Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberry Topping

Make your ordinary Valentine’s Day breakfast extraordinary by serving heart-shaped buttermilk pancakes with homemade strawberry topping. Tasty and beautiful!

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Buttermilk Pancakes

  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 4 T. butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. buttermilk (I use 2 Tbsp. vinegar and then fill to the 2 cup line with milk)

Combine dry ingredients in a small bowl.  Whisk together oil, eggs and buttermilk in larger bowl.  Add dry ingredients to wet.  Mix together.  Fry on griddle.  Flip when bubbly.

For Blueberry Pancakes: Add a few fresh or frozen blueberries to batter after pouring into skillet.

For Banana Pancakes: Fold in two mashed bananas to batter.

Strawberry Topping

  • 2 cups frozen, sliced strawberries (fresh works, too)
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 1 t. lemon juice
  • 2 t. cornstarch (dissolved in a little water)

Combine strawberries, sugar and water in a small saucepan.  Bring to a slow boil, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved, mashing the strawberries as they cook.  Add lemon juice and cornstarch/water mix.  Stir until thickened.  Remove from heat.  Serve warm.

*** Once I discovered its handiness, I actually prefer to use my Immersion Blender to whip the sauce.  Just cook until the sugar is dissolved, whip with the blender, then add lemon juice and cornstarch.  Stir until thickened.

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Comments

  1. This is wonderful! I need to do this on Valentine’s Day! I like the way the cornstarch made it a little thicker. It looks like a magazine photo…great job girl!
    -Kim

  2. Great idea and sound yummy.

  3. I love the heart shapes!

  4. Looks yummy. How do you find time to make heart shaped pancakes? I’m lucky if I manage BLOB.

  5. Those look scrumptious, AMy! :D Great Valentine’s breakfast!

  6. How cute! What a great valentines breakfast. I am going to be posting a valentines round of recipes, and I would love to include this recipe.

  7. Mmmm, there’s nothing in the world better than pancakes with strawberries!

  8. How do you make your pancakes heart-shaped? do you cook them that way, or do you cut them into shapes after they’ve been cooked? I tried cooking pancakes this evening in heart-shapes but it didn’t work. :(

  9. So cute! I love the heart shaped pancakes! You are such a good mom! We will be out of town this weekend so I am hoping the kids will forget all about V-day!
    Toni

  10. These look absolutely delish! And I love how you made the strawberry topping.

  11. Thanks for the awesome recipe? Can regular milk be used instead of buttermilk or the buttermilk substitute you listed?

  12. I can’t believe I put a question mark after that first sentence! lol!

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