Chocolate Cherry Pancakes With Cherry Syrup

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Decadent pancakes are a special treat for any breakfast, brunch or dessert. Mascarpone cheese and cherry syrup add a touch of elegance to this otherwise humble family favourite. Top with shaved chocolate if desired.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3/4 cups sweet cherries pitted and halved
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chunks
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
Cherry Syrup:
  • 2 cups sweet cherries pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Method

Cherry Syrup: In saucepan, bring cherries and maple syrup to boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in lemon juice. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk together buttermilk, egg, butter and 1 tsp of the vanilla; pour over dry ingredients and whisk until combined but still slightly lumpy. Fold in cherries and chocolate.

Lightly brush large nonstick skillet or griddle with some of the oil; heat over medium heat. Using scant 1/3 cup per pancake, pour in batter; spread slightly to form pancakes. Cook until bubbles appear on top, about 4 minutes. Flip and cook until bottom is golden brown, about 1 minute. Transfer to baking sheet; cover and keep warm in 250ºF (120ºC) oven.

In bowl, stir together mascarpone cheese, maple syrup and remaining vanilla. Serve with pancakes and cherry syrup.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 228 mg
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 244.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 199 mg
  • Cholesterol 31 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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