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Make the butter and cherry sauce ahead to reduce last-minute fuss when creating these pancakes.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Quentin Bacon

Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 mins
29 mins
32 to 40 mini-size or 8 to 10 standard-size hot cakes


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For flavored butter, in a small mixing bowl, use a small whisk to combine butter, honey, and cinnamon. Whisk until well combined; set aside.

  • For cherry sauce, in a medium saucepan, combine frozen cherries, cherry jam, and orange peel. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until sauce has thickened slightly. Cover and set aside; keep warm.

  • In a medium bowl, stir together pancake mix, milk, oil, eggs, and apple butter. Stir just until moistened (batter should still be lumpy). For mini-size hot cakes, spread about 1 tablespoon batter into a 1-1/2-inch circle onto a hot lightly greased griddle or heavy skillet. (For standard-size hot cakes, spread about 1/4 cup batter into a 4-inch circle.) Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes on each side or until hot cakes are golden brown, turning to second sides when hot cakes have bubbly surfaces and edges are slightly dry. Serve warm with flavored butter and cherry sauce. Makes 32 to 40 mini-size or 8 to 10 standard-size hot cakes.

Nutrition Facts

114 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 21mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 18g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 1g; vitamin a 145.8IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; sodium 100mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.4mg.