Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Biscuit Mix Waffles and Pancakes

My first attempt at trying a homemade biscuit mix for waffles and pancakes was surprisingly quick, easy and tasty. I'll share what I did, but you are welcome to be creative and mix in your own variations.

Oat Waffles with Banana Caramel Sauce (makes 4 deep dish Belgian waffles)

  • 2 cups biscuit mix
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk (or milk)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Banana Caramel Sauce (recipe taken from Judy's Warm Caramel Bananas
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 bananas, sliced thinly
  1. Preheat waffle iron. Spray iron lightly unless it is conditioned to not need repeat greasing.
  2. Stir together biscuit mix and quick oats.
  3. Stir in buttermilk, eggs and vanilla until well blended. Let sit for a minute or two.
  4. Pour with ladle or measuring scoop onto centre of waffle iron, leaving room on the edges to spread. Do not peek until done signal. Keep warm on oven rack at 175 F
  1. Melt butter in small saucepan. Add sugar and stir until melted.
  2. On low heat, stir in the sour cream and cook one minute.
  3. Stir in sliced bananas and serve warm.


Ingredients: (makes 12 thick style pancakes)
  • 2 1/2 cups biscuit mix
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk (or milk)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

  1. Heat griddle between low and medium setting.
  2. Stir buttermilk, eggs and vanilla into mix until blended. Let sit for a minute or two.
  3. Pour by 1/4 cup size onto heated griddle.
  4. Cook until tiny bubbles appear on top and edges are dry. Check underneath for browning to be sure they do not brown too quickly, especially if you like them thick style. For a thinner pancake, add 1/4 cup more milk or buttermilk.
  5. Gently flip over to cook other side. Only flip once.
  6. Serve with syrup, freshly sliced strawberries, canned peaches, cooked berries or steamed apples.


  1. Mmmmm - I could eat up those waffles and pancakes right now - they look wonderful!! BTW I made your "special chicken" recipe from your beautiful Celebrations book and it was absolutely delicious. I will be making that again and again - thanks for ALL your amazing recipes.

  2. Hmmm....perhaps we could have a peek at the "special chicken" recipe sometime, Anneliese...

    1. Would love to share that with you. You can see the special Chicken recipe that Anneliese is famous for in our new cookbook.. Celebrations.

  3. Yummy this looks delicious, was looking to try something different with pancakes, thanks for sharing...


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  5. I mixed up the recipes and added old fashioned oats to the pancakes and they were delicious! I did have to add a bit more buttermilk. I will continue to make that "mistake" in the future!