Easy Traditional Apple Recipes

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Energy Boosting Toast Ideas

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Sweeeeet Potato Toast Ideas

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Bacon Pancake Dippers Recipe

Ok I am obsessed with this idea. I mean talk about the perfect way to combine 2 perfect breakfast foods. Obviously hubby will be ALL OVER IT.

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Ingredients

  • Buttermilk Pancake batter
  • 12 slices of bacon (I like the Smithfield thick cut)
  • Maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Make the Buttermilk Pancake Batter either from a box or follow the recipe at the bottom of this post.
  2. Pour the batter into a squeeze bottle with a big enough hole for the batter to pour from, and cut the tip a little bigger so it’s easier to pour.
  3. Spray griddle with cooking spray and spray to medium heat, about 300 degrees F.
  4. “Draw” the pancake batter in a long oval shape onto the griddle, a tiny bit bigger than your cooked bacon slices—it will expand, so be careful not to make them too large. Place a slice of cooked bacon in the center of each pancake, and gently press bacon into the batter.
  5. Squirt more batter on top of each bacon slice, in a zig-zag pattern, so that you don’t end up overcooking the bacon when it touches the griddle.
  6. Cook until the batter bubbles up then flip until golden brown.
  7. Serve hot with syrup and butter.

 

Buttermilk Pancake Batter Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Start with room temperature ingredients. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk room-temperature buttermilk, milk and eggs, vanilla extract and melted butter. Stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture until it’s just blended, being careful not to over stir the batter. You want your batter to remain fairly thick.
  2. Spray a griddle or frying pan with cooking spray and heat to medium high heat.
  3. Using a 1/2-cup measuring cup, pour the batter onto the griddle or frying pan. Brown on both sides and serve hot.