Zesty Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

Zesty Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

When the morning sun spills its golden warmth through your kitchen window, there’s nothing quite like treating yourself to a plate of Zesty Lemon Blueberry Pancakes. The delightful tang of fresh lemon zest dances with the burst of juicy blueberries, creating a symphony of flavors that awaken your senses and set the perfect tone for the day ahead.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Additional butter for cooking
  • Maple syrup for serving


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, egg, melted butter, and lemon zest until well combined.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently fold until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
  4. Gently fold in the fresh blueberries.
  5. Place a griddle or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add a small amount of butter and let it melt.
  6. For each pancake, pour about ¼ cup of batter onto the griddle.
  7. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip the pancakes and cook until golden brown.
  8. Serve the pancakes warm with maple syrup and extra blueberries, if desired.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 12 pancakes

These Zesty Lemon Blueberry Pancakes are a burst of sunshine on your breakfast plate. The combination of zesty lemon and plump blueberries creates a harmonious and refreshing flavor profile that’s hard to resist. The fluffy texture and inviting aroma make them a perfect choice for a leisurely weekend brunch or a special occasion.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 140 | Fat: 4g | Carbohydrates: 22g | Sugar: 6g | Protein: 3g

When you savor each bite of these pancakes, you’re not just indulging in a delightful breakfast – you’re treating yourself to a moment of pure morning magic. The tangy brightness of the lemon awakens your taste buds, while the burst of blueberries adds a touch of sweetness to every mouthful. Whether you’re enjoying them with family, friends, or simply taking a moment for yourself, these Zesty Lemon Blueberry Pancakes turn an ordinary morning into an extraordinary one. So go ahead, pour that maple syrup, take a bite, and let the flavors transport you to a sunnier state of mind.

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