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Blueberry-Buckwheat Pancakes

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These pancakes combine sweet, tangy blueberries and the unique, slightly nutty flavor of buckwheat. Serve these pancakes with blueberry syrup - especially if you are a serious blueberry lover - but they are just as yummy drizzled with maple syrup.

Yield: 12 servings
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Blueberry-buckwheat pancakes with syrup and tea


4 cups blueberries

1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Vegetable oil, for cooking*

Blueberry Syrup:

2 cups fresh blueberries

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons butter

  1. Pancakes: Crush blueberries and set aside.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk the eggs lightly in a medium bowl. Add the LACTAID® Protein 2% Reduced Fat Milk, vanilla, melted butter and honey, whisking until well mixed. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture, stirring until the batter is smooth and thick. Fold in the blueberries.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. Measure 1/2 cup batter per pancake and pour onto pan or griddle when oil is hot (the surface will appear to shimmer when the oil is the correct temperature). Cook until bubbles appear around the edges of the pancakes. Flip and cook until brown on the other side. Remove from the pan, setting aside in a warm oven. Carefully wipe out the pan or griddle and add more oil if necessary. Repeat the process to make 12 pancakes.
  5. Blueberry Syrup: Cook all the syrup ingredients in a medium size sauce pan. Simmer over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, or until the blueberries have popped and the syrup starts to thicken.

* For a healthier option, use cooking oil spray in place of cooking oil.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 pancake and about 2 tablespoons sauce

Amount Per Serving

Calories 206
Total Fat 7.73g
Calories from Fat 68.76kcal
Saturated Fat 3.97g
Cholesterol 50.50mg
Sodium 186.86mg
Total Carbohydrate 30.98g
Dietary Fiber 4.06g
Sugars 19.74g
Protein 4.34g
Calcium 100mg

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