Want to take your pancake toppings from woeful to whoa-ful? Jessie ‘Juneberry’ shares her fave topping combos to try to take your pancake game to the next level.
By now we hope you’ve tried our go-to Buttermilk Pancake Mix, available to all My Choice customers as part of our My Food Bag Kitchen range. And there is nothing wrong with eating these delicious morsels on their own, but sometimes you just need to jazz things up! So whether you’ve got guests for brunch or it’s just Sunday brekky in your PJs, here’re some ways to make your pancakes a bit more exciting.
You can’t go past the classic blueberry pancake! Fresh or frozen, they add a beautiful bite of sweetness to your batter. If you’re using frozen, toss them in a little flour first, so they don’t stain the whole batter blue. Add 1 cup of berries to your batter and cook as per instructions. Top with yoghurt and maple syrup.
À la Française
OK, so these aren’t crêpes, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy them as the French do, drizzled with lemon juice and sprinkled with a little sugar for a delicate and sweet breakfast.
Pancakes with crispy bacon and drowned in maple syrup, is there anything like it? The salty crunch of the bacon with our fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes and sweet maple syrup, it’s a combination that doesn’t need explanation!
Peanut Butter Jelly
Serve your pancakes like your toast, with a smear of PB & J! Or just peanut butter with some fresh berries on top – it’s an iconic duo.
This one is for those of you who like to get experimental. Pour your pancake batter into the pan in a circle, with a whole in the middle. Crack an egg into the centre and cook for 1-2 minutes, until bubbles on the surface of the pancake start to pop. Flip the pancake and top with some grated cheese and spring onion. Place a lid on top for 1 minute, until cheese is melted and egg is cooked to your liking.
Meet the Chef
When she’s not being referred to as Juneberry, she’s also known as our dessert Queen or resident sweet tooth. Her favourite part of her role comes as no surprise with “being in charge of dessert! I have the biggest sweet tooth so am always finding ways to get in the kitchen and whip up a sweet treat.” However, Jessie’s favourite New Zealand produce reveals her true millennial colours by choosing avocado, especially when it’s smashed on a bagel – the perfect start to the weekend!