Today I decided to whip up some Harry Potter butterbeer pancakes!

I’ve been debating lately on a butterbeer recipe to try, and wondered how to incorporate it into breakfast food. My love for breakfast food rivals my love for Harry Potter.

A little thinking and my brain had a lumos moment! How amazing would it be to have butterbeer pancakes instead of buttermilk pancakes?

I had really high expectations for my creation, and I’m so glad it did not disappoint. The butterbeer pancakes were the perfect blend of sweet and savory!

As I mentioned before in the sorting hat cupcake recipe, I am not one for baking from scratch. I decided to use Hungry Jack buttermilk pancake mix, and it worked really well!

Instructions

Here are all the ingredients:

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To start, measure out 1 cup of butterscotch chips.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next, you’ll have to crush the chips into a fine powder. A food processor would work for
this step, but honestly I put them in another mixing bowl and used a wine bottle to smash them into smaller pieces. When the pieces were small enough, I threw them in a blender to finish making them into powder. If the blender makes your powder stick together, separate it by using a whisk.

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After you have your butterscotch powder, add 1 ½ cups of pancake mix.

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I used ¾ cup of water and 1 tsp of rum extract to mix with the dry mixture, but use what you need to make the pancake mixture without making it too wet.

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Get ready for some good smells! I took about ⅓ cup of mixture and cooked it on one side for 1 ½ minutes before flipping.

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If you like you can add syrup, whipped cream, and leftover butterscotch chips to top your butterbeer pancakes!

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Video Tutorial

 

Butterbeer Pancake Recipe

Butterbeer Pancakes
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup butterscotch chips
  2. 1 ½ cups buttermilk pancake mix
  3. 3/4 cup water
  4. 1 tsp rum extract
optional
  1. -whipped cream
  2. -butter syrup
Instructions
  1. Grind 1 cup butterscotch chips into a fine powder
  2. Combine butterscotch powder with 1 ½ cups pancake mix
  3. Add ¾ cup water to dry mixture
  4. Mix well
  5. Stir in 1 tsp. of rum extract to pancake mix
  6. Cook on one side until bubbly
  7. Flip over and cook until done!
  8. Optional: add whipped cream, butter syrup, and/or extra butterscotch chips for toppings
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