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Fluffy Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles 5 Comments

These fluffy blueberry buttermilk pancakes really live up to the “cake” party of their name. They are incredibly tender and light and filled with fresh blueberries. Whatever you call them: pancakes, hotcakes, flapjacks or griddle cakes, these will quickly become a favorite breakfast!  This article was originally published in the May 2015 Issue of VRAI Magazine.  Becoming an adult forces you into realizing a lot of things about the world. While a lot of these realizations are little things, some of them are big and almost too much to process sometimes. A few big things my adult years have taught me …

Dutch Baby Pancake

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Learn the easy process of how to make a dutch baby pancake! With just a few simple ingredients you already have in your pantry, this impressive puffy pancake is so fun to make and eat!  I am obsessed with creating simple things in the kitchen that seem super impressive. Chocolate truffles anyone? Seriously, probably the easiest confection you could ever make and everyone is always so impressed that you made your own. Or I can whip up a batch of my cream puffs with very little notice and you would think I was some world class pastry chef when I show …

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Savory Pancakes with Bacon and White Cheddar

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles 6 Comments

Light and fluffy savory bacon cheddar pancakes are the perfect combo of savory and sweet. Fry the pancakes in the reserved bacon grease to give an even more intense bacon flavor!  Friends! Exciting things are happening for me and Mr. BB right now! REALLY exciting things! I already announced that my husband and I are moving to Chicago. He has wanted to live there for a really long time now. He has family ties to Chicago, he grew up a Chicago sports fan, he is obsessed with Chicago style pizza. Basically, his life has been building up to this. So …

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Raspberry Pancakes with Chocolate Glaze

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles 6 Comments

Tart raspberry pancakes with chocolate glaze for the syrup are incredibly easy to make using my basic pancake recipe. They are light, tender and fluffy and the raspberries and chocolate make this breakfast feel very decadent.  I’m easing back into it. I still feel like I’m in a daze from the holidays and my birthday. I feel spoiled. I’ve been relaxing, having fun, being with friends and family, and drinking a little more than my fair share (which is probably most people’s normal amount). I feel like I really haven’t had to seriously work in weeks and it has been …

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Belgian Liege Waffles

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles, Sweets 37 Comments

Belgian Waffle Recipe (aka Liege Waffles) made with the sweet yeast dough master recipe and an easy and cheaper substitute for pearl sugar! Chewy, yeasty, and crisp and caramelized sugar bits will make these waffles your fast favorite!  Have you ever had a real Belgian waffle? Or a liege waffle? If you haven’t, then I need for you to image this: A waffle made from sweet yeast dough. A puffy waffle that is chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. The flavor is complex in it’s yeastiness. Oh, and then there’s the caramelized sugar. The big hunks of …

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Light and Fluffy Meringue Pancakes

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles 63 Comments

Extremely light and airy pancake recipe without baking powder! The pancakes are made by folding a simple meringue into the batter. This recipe requires no-baking powder or baking soda and can be whipped together in minutes!  I try to notice trends when looking at my stats for the blog. Trends of search terms that are bringing people here. It helps me gauge what is most popular and if I’m missing out on a topic that people are really interested in. I’ve been noticing lately that a common search term people are using to get here is “pancake recipe without baking powder.” …

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Cheddar Rosemary Savory Waffles

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles, Savory, Sweets 15 Comments

Rosemary and cheddar savory waffles are perfect for breakfast or dinner! Serve simply with butter and maple syrup or under crispy fried chicken! Almost every Sunday morning my husband and I have the same conversation. What’s for breakfast? I always push for something savory, he always pushes for sweet. So on Sunday morning when he requested waffles I proposed a compromise. Savory waffles with cheddar cheese and rosemary but still slathered in real sweet maple syrup. He was on board. And I was so pumped. I mean… waffles filled with cheddar? Come. On! It’s almost strange how gross sweets sound …

Classic Homemade Pancakes

5 Ingredient Classic Pancakes

Baker Bettie Baking Techniques, Basic Recipes, Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles, Sweets, Vegan 46 Comments

This is an easy pancake recipe that only takes 5 ingredients to make! These basic pancakes are simple to make and come out light and fluffy any time! Add blueberries, chocolate chips, bananas, or any of your favorite add-ins.  If I had it my way, I would start every morning with something savory. Something warming and salty and usually oozing with egg yolk. If my husband had it his way, we would eat pancakes every morning. And they would absolutely be filled with chocolate chips and oozing with butter and syrup. His love of pancakes and my love for him …