Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes W/ Blueberry Star Anise Maple Syrup

4-6
Servings
20m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"The cornmeal in the pancakes adds a touch of texture, and the star anise in the syrup raises this above standard diner fare."

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings
OK
  • FOR PANCAKES
  • FOR BLUEBERRY-STAR ANISE MAPLE SYRUP

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (422.7 g)
  • Calories 616.6
  • Total Fat - 12.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 242.5 mg
  • Sodium - 899.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 112.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.6 g
  • Sugars - 72 g
  • Protein - 20 g
  • Calcium - 313 mg
  • Iron - 4.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 25.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200-degrees F.

Step 2

Preheat a griddle or large non-stick pan to medium heat.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, whisk together buttermilk,yogurt, and egg.

Step 4

In a separate bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar, and salt. Whisk to evenly distribute ingredients. Add blueberries and stir to incorporate.

Step 5

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined. (The batter will still be lumpy. Do Not overwork the batter.)

Step 6

Add melted butter to batter and stir until just incorporated.

Step 7

Scoop about 1/3 cup batter onto griddle or non-stick pan. Cook for about 3 minutes until bottom is golden and there are visible air bubbles in the batter.Flip pancake and cook for another 1 - 2 minutes until browned. Remove pancake from pan and place on a heat-safe plate in a warming oven preheated to 200-degrees F. Repeat cooking process with remaining batter. Serve warm with blueberry star-anise maple syrup and butter.

FOR THE BLUEBERRY STAR ANISE MAPLE SYRUP


Step 8

Simmer all syrup ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until most blueberries have popped and syrup is a dark purple color; 20 - 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove star anise from syrup. Transfer syrup to blender and blend on high until very smooth. For best texture, strain through a fine mesh sieve. Store chilled for up to 1 week.

Tips & Variations


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