Sunday, July 26, 2009

Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes with Orange Maple Butter

i found this recipe on Bakerellas blog. these pancakes are so filling and yummy. a great way to start the day.

First, make the Orange Maple Butter. (I did this the night before.)
You'll need:1 stick softened butter
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Combine all three in a small bowl with a rubber spatula.
Spoon the mixture on a piece of wax paper.
Roll and re-shape back into a stick of butter.
Twist the ends to secure the wax paper and refrigerate.

In the morning.
Blueberry Cornmeal PANCAKES!
You'll need:1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup sugar, plus two tsp for blueberries
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup milk
3 Tbsp butter, melted and cooled
1 egg lightly beaten
2 cups blueberries
Extra butter for coating griddle
Maple Syrup
(Makes about 16)
Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt and soda in a large bowl. Set aside.
Whisk together buttermilk, milk, butter and egg in medium bowl.
Add milk mixture to dry ingredients and whisk together just until combined.

Toss blueberries in a small bowl with 2 tsp sugar.
Heat a griddle over medium heat. Take extra butter and run over surface of griddle. Repeat as necessary throughout process. Pour batter on griddle 1/4 cup at a time.
Add some of the sugared blueberries to each pancake.
Cook for about 3-4 minutes. Flip and cook for 2 more min.
When done, top with Orange Maple Butter, Pour over Syrup, and eat!

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