Cinnamon French Toast Pancakes

“Made with fluffy buttermilk pancakes and a cinnamon French toast batter, these Cinnamon French Toast Pancakes are an easy but decadent breakfast. Perfect for weekend breakfasts, Sunday brunch, or even breakfast for dinner!”

- The Delicious Spoon

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main ingredient:

Ingredients:

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes – 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil – 2 eggs – 1/4 cup granulated sugar – 1/2 tsp vanilla – 1.5 cups all-purpose flour – 1 tbsp baking powder – 1/2 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp salt – 2 cups buttermilk

Ingredients:

Cinnamon French Toast Batter & Syrup – 1 cup maple syrup – 3 tbsp unsalted butter; divided – 2 tsp cinnamon; divided – 3 eggs – 1 cup heavy cream – 2 tsp vanilla

Cinnamon French Toast Pancakes

Yield

8 Pancakes

Course

Breakfast, Brunch

prep time

15 Minutes

Cuisine

North American

1. In a large bowl whisk the oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla.

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2. Add a large sieve over the bowl and add the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.  Sift the dry ingredients through into the wet ingredients below.

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3.  Make a well in the centre and add the buttermilk.  Whisk until combined and all the lumps are removed.

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4.  Let the pancake batter sit for 10-15 minutes to rise or become thicker.

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5.  Add a little oil to the pan coat. Add 1 cup of pancake batter to the pan. Let the batter cook until bubbles form and start to burst. Then carefully flip the pancake and let cook for another 30 seconds. Removed from the pan to a serving platter and cover with a clean tea towel to keep warm. Continue until all of the batter has been used.  Pancakes should be roughly 6" in diameter.

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1. Add the maple syrup, 1 tbsp butter and 1 tsp cinnamon to a small pot and mix until combined over medium heat.

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2. Stop stirring and turn heat up to medium-high and bring the syrup to a boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

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3.  In a wide shallow bowl or baking dish add the eggs, whipping cream vanilla, remaining cinnamon and 2 tbsp of the maple syrup mixture and whisk to combine.

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4.  Use a fork to poke holes all over the pancakes.

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5.  Place one pancake into the pancake batter and let sit for 5 seconds per side.  Flipping gently so as not to break the pancake. Pancakes are thinner and more fragile than bread so they do not need much time to sit.

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6.  Add some butter to the pan over medium-high heat and place the coated pancake into the pan.  Let cook 1-2 minutes per side or until browned on each side. Remove from heat and place on a platter covered with a clean tea towel to keep warm until you are finished making the rest.

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7.  Serve with the remaining cinnamon maple syrup and any other topping you would like.

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Enjoy!

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