Blueberry-Lemon Whole Wheat Pancakes
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Serves: 4
  • 1⅓ cups whole wheat flour, or regular if you prefer
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted plus some for cooking
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk, or milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 organic lemon
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen unthawed blueberries
  • Maple syrup, honey, or butter for topping
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, egg, buttermilk, honey, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  3. Whisk the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
  4. Heat a large pan or griddle over medium heat and grease with butter.
  5. Pour about 1 heaping tablespoon of the batter in to the pan and top with 3 or 4 blueberries.
  6. Cook the pancake for about 2 minutes or until the top starts to form bubbles and the bottom is lightly browned, then flip and cook for 2 minutes more.
  7. Serve plain or topped with butter, maple syrup or honey.
*The pancakes can also be made with all-purpose flour and regular milk if you prefer.
Recipe by My Little Gourmet at