Saturday, June 18, 2011

Mixed Berry Pancakes

I rarely make breakfasts. There are two reasons for this:

1. I don't really like breakfast. This is probably the biggest of my two reasons, because since I don't typically enjoy breakfast food I don't really see a reason to make it.

2. I don't really have time in the mornings. During the week I do force myself to eat, but I usually only have time for either a bowl of cereal, oatmeal with some fruit on top, or a smoothie of some sorts.

What inspired my breakfast this morning?

One of the things I've been trying to do in this blog is participate in different events put on by different foodies across the blogging universe. Today's breakfast was inspired by the movie that Food 'n Flix has picked for the month. The idea of Food 'n Flix is to make a dish based off of a chosen movie. This month's movie was No Reservations. AND this month's Food 'n Flix event is being hosted by Kahakai Kitchen.

Why pancakes?

The movie is totally NOT about pancakes. No Reservations is about a gourmet chef who has to learn how to feed a child, her niece who moves in with her due to unforeseen circumstances.

At the end of the movie she FINALLY figures it out. And then, there are pancakes and happy people across the board.

And me personally? I would much rather eat pancakes.

Mixed Berry Pancakes


3/4 cup milk
2 tbsp white vinegar
1 cup flour
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
2 tbsp butter, melted

1/3 cup water
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup frozen mixed berries
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tbsp water



1. In a cup mix the milk and vinegar. Let sit for 5 minutes.

2. In a large bowl whisk together the dry ingredients.

3. Mix the egg and butter into the now soured milk.

4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Stir together until there's no lumps.

5. Heat a skillet over medium high heat and spray with Pam. Take 1/4 cup scoops and pour onto skillet. When the pancake starts bubbling, flip and cook until brown on the other side.


1. In a saucepan combine the water and sugar. Stir frequently, bringing to a boil for 5 minutes.

2. Add the berries and boil for 5 more minutes.

3. Combine the tbsp of water and the cornstarch in another small bowl. Mix well. Pour into the berry mix and stir together, cooking over low heat until the sauce is thick.

4. Pour over your pancakes and enjoy!

* serves 4

CALORIES: 414 calories
CHOLESTEROL: 102 milligrams
FAT: 11 grams
SODIUM: 835 milligrams

1 comment:

  1. Pancakes are an excellent choice for the movie. I'm like you I am not a huge breakfast fan (unless someone makes it for me of course) but your pancakes look fantastic.

    Thanks for joining in with Food 'n Flix. The round up will be up at the end of the week.