Honey Oat Pancakes with Honey Butter Syrup

By Erin Catlin
March 3, 2015
4 Comments


Author Notes: Sometimes I find myself short on maple syrup, but my family is requesting pancakes for breakfast (or sometimes lunch... toddlers). Honey is always abundant in my pantry. This pancake recipe is an easy, delicious alternative for those days when the maple syrup has run dry.Erin Catlin

Makes: 4 pancakes

Ingredients

Honey Oat Pancakes

  • 3/4 cup toasted old fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Honey Butter Syrup

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Honey Oat Pancakes

  1. Toast the rolled oats until golden and fragrant.
  2. Whisk the buttermilk, melted butter & honey together.
  3. Whisk the egg in a separate bowl.
  4. Reserve 1/4 of the toasted oats for topping. Mix the remaining toasted oats into the buttermilk mixture.
  5. Whisk the egg into the buttermilk mixture.
  6. Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  7. Gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  8. Heat a pan to medium and plop about a tsp of butter into it. If it sizzles, add 1/2 cup of the pancake batter.
  9. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side.
  10. Serve straight from the pan with the Honey Butter Syrup, toasted oats and additional butter if desired.

Honey Butter Syrup

  1. Place the honey, butter and salt in a small saucepan over medium-low, heat until melted.

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Reviews (4) Questions (0)

4 Comments

ktr March 7, 2015
Are you using old fashioned or instant oats for this recipe? I'm assuming old fashioned but I want to make sure.
 
Author Comment
Erin C. March 7, 2015
Sorry about that! Yes, old fashioned oats.
 
ktr October 18, 2015
I forgot I'd saved this recipe and found it again tonight when my son asked for pancakes for supper. They turned out great! I didn't try the honey butter syrup because we have tons of maple syrup. I love that this recipe only makes a small batch - a great thing when my son is the only one that is hungry for supper! Also, the pancakes aren't overly sweet so the flavor of the buttermilk really shines.
 
Author Comment
Erin C. February 1, 2016
Thank you so much! I am so glad you enjoyed them! My son loves these, as well!