Monday, March 22, 2010

Blackberry buckwheat pancakes, or breakfast of the under-employed, part 2

Ah, it's the Monday after March break and I guess all those teachers are feeling sufficiently rested to go to work today! So, no calls for me, but I did get a good sleep, at least until the garbage truck came by. After a cup of tea I decided to have pancakes, and I wanted to use the buckwheat flour I picked up in Montreal. So, I went searching, and found this recipe on A Whisk and a Spoon. The only changes I made were to use yogurt instead of buttermilk, omit the honey, and add a pint of blackberries. Why? Well, I didn't have any buttermilk, I usually don't put sweeteners in my pancakes because I drown them in maple syrup, and blackberries are good (and threatening to go moldy in my fridge). These were delicious--hearty and sweet and tart with the fruit and syrup. The batter was super sticky, and got stickier the longer I let it sit. The buckwheat flavour was mild, and next time I'll use more buckwheat than flour. Happy Monday!


Leslie said...

Yummmmy! Pancakes are so good with loads of maple syrup. I never would have thought of adding blackberries but it sounds wonderful.

msmeanie said...

Beautiful pancakes. I've never tried buckwheat but it sounds so healthy and filling.

Dabbling Chef said...

Wow. These look amazing. Buckwheat pancakes are my absolute favorite, especially doused in syrup! I think I'm going to have to give these a shot this weekend.