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