Cinnamon Bacon Pancakes

Let’s talk about the fact that I am still stuffed from all of the food I had during the Super Bowl. Two days later and I still have to roll myself around the apartment. I didn’t even want breakfast yesterday because I was just too full. Shall we discuss all of the food that I had during the game? Oh yes, you’ll really want to hear this one.

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It started out with Laurie’s Baked Four Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Dip (beyond amazing), the Ree’s Potato Skins (dead, so delicious), chips and salsa, homemade guacamole, homemade pizza, and what are called Pokey Sticks. I think? They’re these crazy, but delicious, cheesy bread sticks? Kind of? I equate them to white pizza sticks, but not crunchy. They were soft, buttery, cheesy, and delicious. I have to go search for the real things which apparently exist around the Penn State campus.

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Oh but that wasn’t all, then there was dessert. I decided to make Maria’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, yeah greatest and worst decision of my life ever. But really the best. And the girl who hosted the party had made her own cookies as well, tah-die-for. Please don’t let me eat anything anymore. Ever. I’m so full.

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But what do you do when you and everyone else in the world is so full of cheese, chips, and bacon? Make them bacon pancakes, of course. I know you’re full, but you have to admit that those just sound amazing. And they were. Pretty much, if you are a breakfast lover, and I mean a BREAKFAST LOVER, you will never look at another pancake the same way ever again.

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I’m not even a breakfast person and I fell head-over-heels in love with these hot cakes. Bacon, butter, dough, maple syrup, heaven. I’m just going to ignore the fact that I just revealed that I’m not a breakfast person, but it doesn’t mean that I won’t make breakfast for anyone who asks. I feel like I might be a brunch person because I really do love lunch with a little bit of breakfast there as well. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Cinnamon Bacon Pancakes
Inspiration from Lattes and Leggings and pancakes from Martha Stewart

Ingredients:
5 strips of bacon
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 large egg
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions:
To start, heat a pan over medium heat and cook bacon until it is crispy. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate and allow the oil to drain. Once the bacon has cooled, rough chop into small pieces. Set aside

In a small bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix together milk, butter, and the egg. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and whisk just until they come together and are moistened. Then fold in the chopped bacon. Do not over mix.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Pour the oil in the pan and allow it to evenly coat the bottom. Pour 1/4 of a cup of batter into the pan for each pancake, making sure not to over-crowd the pan. Once the tops of the pancakes start to bubble, flip to their other side. Allow them to cook until they are completely brown

Remove to a plate and continue until all pancakes are cooked. Serve in a large stack with butter and syrup and enjoy!

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But these pancakes might just have made me a breakfast believer.

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6 thoughts on “Cinnamon Bacon Pancakes

  1. Jess @ On Sugar Mountain February 5, 2013 at 10:22 am Reply

    So I LOVE the idea, and the pancakes look out of site (also giggling at the idea of you rolling yourself around your home) but I don’t see the bacon in the recipe? Or am I just really tired cuz i’ve been at work all morning?

    • Mandie February 5, 2013 at 1:20 pm Reply

      Ahhahahhah I wrote this post last night when I was half-asleep after work, so yup I completely forgot to mention the bacon. Thanks for actually reading the recipe to find out! Everyone would have been wondering what to do with the bacon!

      The title of my memoir is going to be: Why I Should Not Write Posts Right Before Bed.

  2. Erin @ The Speckled Palate February 6, 2013 at 11:36 am Reply

    OH MY GOODNESS. Bacon AND pancakes combined? Be still, my breakfast-loving heart. This is definitely going to happen in my house sometime this coming weekend… and I have a feeling it’s going to be a revelation for us all. … Hoping you aren’t still too full and that life is well a few days after your delicious food-filled Super Bowl experience!

    • Mandie February 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm Reply

      I KNOW, RIGHT? When I saw these, I could not believe that I had never thought to make them? Travesty! But yes, once you have them you will honestly never go back. What’s the point of having plain pancakes when you can have ones with bacon?? Life is very well, thank you, you’re too kind :). I hope you enjoyed your post-Super Bowl week as well!

  3. Camzie February 11, 2013 at 5:19 pm Reply

    oh lord jesus! *sings* heaveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeen. I’m so trying this tomorrow.

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