Fruit

Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes

April  2, 2019
Photo by Joanna Kosinska
Author Notes

Cornmeal and fresh blueberries add texture to this breakfast treat. Serve with maple syrup or a blueberry compote.
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This recipe was originally created by Sophie Nau, with regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker. You can find this and 33 other perennial food recipes in Acadia Tucker's new book, Growing Perennial Foods: A field guide to raising resilient herbs, fruits & vegetables (Stone Pier Press). The book is on sale now. Acadia Tucker is also the author of, Growing Good Food: A citizen's guide to backyard carbon farming. —Acadia Tucker

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Makes 10 pancakes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 cups blueberries
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, and salt.
  2. Whisk in eggs.
  3. Stir in milk, butter or oil, vanilla, and maple syrup.
  4. Lightly grease a cast iron skillet or frying pan and set on stove over medium heat. Pour ¼ cup of the batter in the hot skillet, then sprinkle on a handful of blueberries.
  5. Cook for 1 to 1½ minutes, then flip and cook the other side for another minute. Repeat to make the full batch.

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