Classic American Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry Inclusions


  • Buttermilk Pancakes
  • 55g (1.9 oz) Butter
  • 140g (4.9 oz) All-purpose Flour
  • 25g (0.9 oz) Chaucer Whole Blueberries
  • 1tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 3dsp (1 oz) Sugar
  • ½ tsp Sea Salt
  • 240ml (8 fl. oz) Buttermilk
  • 1 Large Egg
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Extra Butter (for frying)
  • Topping
  • 5g (1.4 oz) Chaucer Strawberry Slices and 5g (1.4 oz.) Chaucer Whole Blueberries (if using)
  • 8g (1.1 oz) Melted Butter
  • Whipped Cream or Spray Cream
  • Maple Syrup
Other ingredients suggestions

This recipe works very well with any combination of the Chaucer Berry products and/or Chaucer Diced Apple, Chaucer Diced Peaches; but for a tropical twist, try combinations of Chaucer Diced Kiwi, Chaucer
Pineapple Tidbits and/or Chaucer Mango pieces.


  • Topping
  • 1
    Begin with combining the Chaucer Strawberry Slices and Chaucer Blueberries with the melted butter. Stir and set aside.
  • Pancakes
  • 1
    Melt the butter
  • 2
    In a bowl combine the flour, Chaucer Blueberries, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt.
  • 3
    In a jug, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla extract and melted butter.
  • 4
    Add the liquid to the dry mix and gently mix together being careful to not over-mix.
  • 5
    Meanwhile put the extra butter in a griddle or frying pan and melt until frothing.
  • 6
    Spoon tablespoonsful of the pancake mix into the hot butter being careful not to put too many in at one time (the pancakes will spread).
  • 7
    Cook on a gentle heat for 3-4 minutes on one side, turn, and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • 8
    Serve immediately in stacks of 3-4 topped with whipped cream, Chaucer Strawberry Slices, Chaucer Blue-berries and Maple Syrup


This recipe can be executed with ready -made pancakes without inclusions and simply topped with freeze dried fruits and cream as per the ingredients/instructions. Or for a layered cream, fruit and pancake stack multiply freeze-dried fruit quantities by 3.

Benefits of using Chaucer products

  • Great flavour
  • Great texture
  • Vibrant Colour
  • Long shelf life with no loss of colour or flavour
  • Visually appealing
  • Small quantities, big impact
  • No fuss, no mess and no chopping required