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Fluffy BC Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

Updated: May 9


Blueberry pancakes, recipe


As we soak up the final moments of summer, we can't help but want to dive into all those amazing summer fruits and veggies when we cook. In this blog post, we're diving into one of the province's most beloved ingredients: blueberries.


British Columbia's plentiful blueberry harvest is not only a symbol of summer but also a nutritional powerhouse. What better way to celebrate these juicy, antioxidant-rich berries than by whipping up a batch of fluffy BC Blueberry Pancakes?


Blueberries: A Slice of BC's Natural Bounty

BC blueberries, Blueberry Pancakes

Before we dive into the recipe, let's take a moment to appreciate the significance of blueberries in British Columbia. These little fruits thrive in the province's fertile soils and moderate climate, making BC one of the top blueberry producers in the world. Not only are blueberries bursting with sweetness but they're also packed with antioxidants and vitamins, making them a healthy addition to your breakfast table.


Fluffy BC Blueberry Pancakes Recipe:


Blueberry pancake ingredients


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 cup fresh BC blueberries

  • Dash of cinnamon (Optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat Your Griddle: Begin by preheating your griddle or skillet over medium heat. This will ensure even cooking for your pancakes.

  2. Mix the Dry Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. This dry mixture forms the base of your pancake batter.

  3. Create the Pancake Batter: In a separate bowl, beat the egg and then add the buttermilk and melted butter. Mix well. Gradually pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture, stirring until just combined. It's okay if there are a few lumps—this contributes to the fluffiness!

  4. Fold in the Blueberries: Gently fold in the fresh BC blueberries. The burst of sweetness from these berries is what sets these pancakes apart.

  5. Cook to Perfection: Lightly grease the griddle with a bit of butter or oil. Pour ladlefuls of batter onto the griddle, creating pancakes of your desired size. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook the other side until golden brown.

  6. Serve and Enjoy: Stack your blueberry pancakes high and serve them warm with a drizzle of pure BC maple syrup. Each bite is a celebration of local flavours and the joy of indulgence.

Conclusion


Basket of blueberries,

These fluffy BC Blueberry Pancakes are more than just a breakfast; they're a tribute to BC's natural abundance and the joy that comes from consuming local ingredients.


Whether you're a newcomer to British Columbia or a longtime resident, these pancakes offer a taste of what makes this region truly special. So, fire up your griddle, gather your ingredients, and treat yourself to a stack of yummy BC Blueberry Pancakes!





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