Thursday, August 19, 2010

Pancakes a la Violet Beauregarde

The other day I made blueberry pancakes.

But, I wanted my blueberries a bit sweeter before I added them to the batter. So I tossed them with some sugar and put them in the microwave for 2 minutes.

The resulting blueberries were perfectly sweet and syrup-y!

In they went, juice and all...
and whala!



Pancakes a la Violet Beauregarde* were born.




...and yes, they were delicious!


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*For those who don't know, Violet Beauregarde is the girl from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory who turns into a blueberry.

12 comments:

  1. Neat! I've never let my blueberries melt into my pancakes. I'll have to try this!

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  2. They look delicious but more importantly, I love the name!!!

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  3. Ooh yummy!! Those look so good.

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  4. what a beautiful color and they look so yummy!

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  5. They are definitely colorful! I think I will use the rest of my blueberries to try this out. Forget trying another pie. AND...I knew the name as soon as I read it! I love me some Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!!

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  6. Yummy! I love blueberry pancakes so will have to steal this idea.

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  7. Those look like so much fun... think my blueberry hating daughter would eat them???

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  8. Recognized the name of course. My kids refuse standard blueberry pancakes these they'd be determined to refuse. They have their blueberries beside :)

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  9. Oh! I have two punnets of blueberries in the fridge. I will give these a try! Thanks for the idea!

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  10. Katie, I hope you don't mind. I was inspired by your pictures and made a similar (I guess recipe and featured it and linked to you on my blog today) Hope that's okay!

    Luschka

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