Barefoot Bloggers Pancakes

by jerseygirl on January 8, 2009 · 40 comments

This month, Karen from Something Sweet By Karen chose Banana Sour Cream Pancakes for our Barefoot Bloggers recipe. I made these last weekend and the kids loved having a lazy Sunday morning breakfast. Since I only had frozen bananas that had turned brown, I chose to keep them out of the recipe. Banana pancakes without bananas, go figure.

Instead I added vanilla chips to the kids pancakes. I added cinnamon chips and pecans to the adult portions. The chips and nuts made them delicious. These were thick, fluffy, moist pancakes and everyone loved them. They didn’t even need syrup. Thanks Karen for picking this!

If you would like to see more of what the Barefoot Bloggers is all about, click here. It is a fun group that cooks twice a month and tests Ina Garten’s recipes.

Come back soon as I will be featuring some really fun giveaways in the next week.

Pecan Cinnamon Pancakes (adapted from Ina Garten’s recipe)
1 1/2 cups flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 cup sour cream
3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
2 extra-large eggs
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup toasted pecans, chopped
1/2 cup cinnamon chips
Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the sour cream, milk, eggs, and vanilla. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ones, mixing only until combined. Stir in the pecans and cinnamon chips. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat until it bubbles. Ladle the pancake batter into the pan to make 3 or 4 pancakes. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbles appear on top and the underside is nicely browned. Flip the pancakes and then cook for another minute until browned. Wipe out the pan with a paper towel, add more butter to the pan, and continue cooking pancakes until all the batter is used. Serve with more pecans and maple syrup

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Barbara Bakes January 8, 2009 at 9:28 pm

I really like the idea of adding cinnamon chips to pancakes!

Lucy January 8, 2009 at 10:32 pm

Your pancakes look wonderful, especially for a lazy sunday morning.

I’ve looked but unable to find those illusive cinnamon chips… keeping my eye’s out for them 😉

JyLnC January 8, 2009 at 10:38 pm

I think your version sounds scrumptious. Who needs bananas when you have cinnamon chips?

Clumbsy Cookie January 9, 2009 at 5:33 am

Your banana pancakes without bananas turned out great, lol! I bet they were as delicious or even more with the cinnamon chips and peacans!

Debbie January 9, 2009 at 8:08 am

The pancakes look delicious. I love having them when we have “breakfast for dinner!”

Katherine Aucoin January 9, 2009 at 8:41 am

I am anxious to try these, I bet the sour cream really made them rich. The cinnamon chips are a wonderful addition. I am still unable to find them locally.

Peter M January 9, 2009 at 9:28 am

Pecans sound like a wonderful topping to pancakes…I going back to bed in hoped of being served this!

Mary January 9, 2009 at 10:39 am

Perfect way to start a lazy day! They look delicious.

Allie January 9, 2009 at 10:46 am

Woohoo another use for my cinnamon chips I’m so excited! I treat them so foreign and scratch my head as to what to use them in. I’m a nut!

Priscilla January 9, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Mm, these look so good. The chips added sound even better!

Aggie January 9, 2009 at 2:26 pm

Oh I bet those chips were great in these! I’ll have to try that next time! My kids have been loving these all week!

Maria January 9, 2009 at 2:31 pm

I love a big stack of pancakes! Love the cinnamon chips!

That Girl January 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm

I’m fascinated by the cinnamon chip addition!

Jeena January 9, 2009 at 3:55 pm

Look at that stack of yummy pancakes mmmmm. 🙂

Pam January 9, 2009 at 4:10 pm

I love cinnamon pancakes but have never added pecans…what a tasty breakfast treat.

karen January 9, 2009 at 6:20 pm

vanilla chips, cinnamon chips and pecans = totally awesome! don’t you love how ina’s recipes stand up to all kinds of tweaking? i’m glad you and your family liked them. 🙂

tamilyn January 9, 2009 at 8:17 pm

Thoses sound good. I don’t like bananas, so the nuts sound even better to me.

Bunny January 9, 2009 at 10:02 pm

I wish I could make pancakes like that, for some reason, pancakes elude me, these look wonderful!

Jamie January 10, 2009 at 12:42 am

I love making pancakes for the family and am always looking for better recipes. Yours look scrumptious! I can’t get cinnamon chips in France, but I could replace them with a bit of ground cinnamon for the flavor. What a wonderful idea and so much tastier than the plains ones I usually make!

ChefDruck January 10, 2009 at 12:49 am

Looks delicious. Where do you find vanilla chips? and cinammon chips?

1freshstart January 10, 2009 at 12:06 pm

Oh, I love cinnamon chips! I can’t believe I forgot about them. Must get some this weekend.


Leslie January 10, 2009 at 1:46 pm

These sound like the perfect pancake

Bridgett January 10, 2009 at 2:14 pm

I could easily wake up to these, especially with the pecans on them. I love putting pecans on my waffles, so this would be perfect.

Dawn January 10, 2009 at 8:02 pm

Oh I like what you did!!!!!

Yasmeen January 10, 2009 at 8:03 pm

I bet they smell divine with cinnamon and love the flavor of sour cream and the nutty pecans:)

biz319 January 10, 2009 at 8:29 pm

Oh, I love pecans! I’ll have to try this!

The Food Hunter January 10, 2009 at 9:50 pm

Those pancakes sound delicious. I think they might be tomorrow mornings breakfast.

Meg January 10, 2009 at 11:34 pm

Love these! What a delicious idea to use cinnamon chips!

Paula January 10, 2009 at 11:50 pm

My hubby likes pancakes flavored like this. I’ve not seen those cinnamon chips; they sound so yummy!

Cynthia January 11, 2009 at 2:11 am

Would I be bad if I pick off all the nuts and eat them and leave my pancakes behind? 🙂

Tanya January 11, 2009 at 9:08 am

I never think of adding cinnamon. Now I have to try that. Sounds delicious!

Amber January 11, 2009 at 2:54 pm

Last time I had banana/pecan pancakes was at Sambo’s in Santa Barbara, California and they were wonderful. I know it is the original one anywhere and last one left in America. Any way, next time try them with bananas although these must have been great.

jtr4511 January 11, 2009 at 4:12 pm

OMG – these pancakes were to die for. The whole family inhaled them and then looked at the empty plate and wanted more. I had to make a few adjustments – added cinnamon spice because I didn’t have any chips and put nuts in only a few – picky kids. Anyway there were a huge hit and will be made again and again and again!

Candy January 11, 2009 at 5:40 pm

These look really good! I wish I’d had time to make them!

The Blonde Duck January 11, 2009 at 8:01 pm

To be frank, I like these better! Yum!

Jenny January 11, 2009 at 9:19 pm

I am loving the looks of these pancakes! Perfect for any time of the day in my opinion!

jesse January 12, 2009 at 11:50 am

Vanilla chip-pancake that doesn’t require the addition of syrup?? This I HAVE to try, yum!

Maris January 21, 2009 at 1:49 am

Pancakes are my favorite weekend breakfast! I love the idea of adding cinnamon chips or pecans.

Suzie January 28, 2009 at 7:04 am

I think this was a really good base for whatever add-ins you want. Like your ideas, and I’m glad you enjoyed them.

Vrinda August 7, 2009 at 11:56 am

Yummy pancakes..and my fav..

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