Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Spiced Peach Pancakes

Guess what friends?! This week at Une-deux senses is PANCAKE WEEK!

There's no shortage in my love for pancakes here. You've seen me make oodles of pancakes, from chai-spiced, to creme fraiche & pear, to matcha, to mango & coconut, to ricotta hotcakes, and even cornmeal hoecakes! Whew, that was exhausting going through all the kinds of pancakes I've made... so it's pretty clear then that I love them so dearly right?!

If you can believe it, I have tons more of pancake recipes just waiting to be published in my arsenal of good eats here at Une-deux senses. So I decided to just bang them out in a lovely week I've entitled: PANCAKE WEEK. I just realized I repeated myself but oh well, the excitement here is beyond!

What better way to celebrate a summer breakfast with fresh, juicy peaches? Surrounded in a slightly spiced and fluffy batter and topped with even more juicy, sweet peaches? Dang, I'm in heaven. I caramelized some peaches in butter and brown sugar to top my pancakes with, but that's completely optional. What a great start to my PANCAKE WEEK!

Spiced Peach Pancakes
Yields: about 12 large pancakes
Adapted from my favorite pancake recipe, here.

1 cup whole wheat flour 
1 cup cake flour or ap flour
3 tbsn. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
pinch of salt
2 eggs
2 cups lowfat buttermilk
2 tbsn. butter, melted
2 - 3 large, ripe peaches, sliced thin
crème anglaise, for serving (recipe here)

Preheat a griddle over medium heat. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients; set aside. In a large bowl whisk together the wet ingredients. Combine the wet and dry ingredients, being careful not to over mix. Throw some water on the griddle, if it sizzles, it's ready. Turn down the heat to medium-low and grease the griddle with cooking spray. Ladle the pancake batter onto the griddle and lay about 3 - 4 slices of the peaches on top. Cook until bubbles start to arise to the top of the pancakes and the edges lose their sheen. Flip, then cook until golden brown. 


  1. I'm in love. I'm going to have dreams about these pancakes.

  2. wow these look and sound so good!

  3. One may be able to find pancake recipes anywhere but this one is truly amazing. Love the photos too. Dreamy looking, just like early morning.

  4. wow. these look delicious! I may have to make pancakes this weekend. yum!

  5. Pancake week! Loving every bit of that. Delicious looking recipe.

  6. OMG, I love these pancakes! They must be delicious. ;)


  7. I make pancakes nearly every weekend- these are our new favorites! I am glad I halved the recipe as it makes a lot!

  8. made these for friends tonight and they were lovely! added flax seed, pecans and blueberries since we had them as well. thank you!