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Time: 45 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

Green Velvet Pancakes

2½ cups all purpose flour

1½ tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

⅓ cup sugar

2 ea eggs (yolks & whites separate)

3 cups buttermilk

½ cup unsalted butter

1 Tbls vanilla extract

3 tsp green food coloring dye

Orange Cream Cheese Glaze

6 oz cream cheese, softened

½ ea orange zest

1 Tbls orange marmalade

6 Tbls unsalted butter, room temp

2 cups powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

½ cup whole milk

Blueberry Compote

2 cups frozen blueberries

⅓ cup sugar

3 Tbls water

1 tsp lemon zest

1 Tbls lemon juice

Method

  1. Heat a non-stick skillet on medium-low heat while you prepare the batter.

  2. In a large bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and whisk till combined.

  3. In a medium bowl whisk the egg yolks, buttermilk, green dye, and melted butter until well combined. In the meantime, beat the egg whites in a separate bowl until fluffy peaks.

  4. Add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients and whisk together till everything is combined and be careful not to over work the batter.

  5. Add the fluffy egg whites, and fold in the batter using plastic spatula, and let the batter rest for 30 mins.

  6. Cook in the preheated pan for 2 – 3 mins, then flip and cook for 1 min.

  7. Cook pancakes one by one until all are finished.

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the cream cheese and butter until well combined.

  • Then add the powdered sugar, milk, orange zest and marmalade, vanilla, and whisk together until all ingredients are incorporated.

  • Glaze over pancakes. 

 

Blueberry Compote

  • In a sauce pot, combine 1 cup of blueberries, water, sugar, lemon juice and zest.

  • Cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes and then add the rest of the blueberries and cook for 5 mins more, stirring frequently

Bon Appétit & Enjoy