Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

After a week of hiatus, we are back! The past week has been so busy for us that we barely had time to cook, forget photographing or documenting our creations. I participated in my first 5km run (Color Me Rad), a fun run with my friends where people throw colored corn starch and gel paint at you as you run so that by the time you finish, it looks as if a unicorn threw up on you. It was really fun and for me, it was quite a major accomplishment seeing as I don’t run….

We also had a housewarming party to attend last week so dinner was already provided which was awesome 🙂 This weekend wasn’t as hectic so I took the time to make some fluffy blueberry pancakes for breakfast.Blueberry Pancakes

Another reason why I decided to make these pancakes was because I really wanted to use this amber maple syrup that we bought at our local farmer’s market a while back. It’s sooo good and I needed an excuse to have it again.

Pancakes are great but most of the time, we find that they’re quite dense. We did some research and was able to find a recipe that produced a fluffy pancake. The secret I believe is the use of buttermilk and baking powder!

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Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Last week while I was at Costco, I impulsively bought a large bag of lemons thinking that I could use them all up before they go bad, no problem.  After all, lemons last quite some time and are very versatile right? Besides… Costco offered such a great deal, I couldn’t say no!

A week later, one of my lemons already started to mold and some of them were turning soft 🙁 So I panicked and looked up as many lemon recipes as possible to use up as much of my remaining lemons as I could. One that really caught my eye was the Lemon Blueberry Loaf recipe.

Lemon Blueberry Loaf

I was super excited to make this. For some reason, blueberries and lemon really go well together. Presentation wise, it’s extremely vibrant.

Cut Loaf

The recipe I followed produced a fairly dense loaf.

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