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Wild Rice Pancakes

A friend of ours said he had ordered wild rice pancakes in a restaurant and had really enjoyed them. He wondered if I could make them. That intrigued me so went in search of wild rice in my cupboard. All I had was a wild rice blend which worked just fine. These pancakes turned out nice and fluffy with a bit of a nutty texture and flavor. Delicious drizzled with pancake syrup and served with a side dish of strawberries.
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup wild rice blend, cooked
  1. Whisk together eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  2. In another bowl combine dry ingredients.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients just until combined, stir in melted butter and cooked rice.
  4. Heat up your lightly greased griddle to medium high heat. 
  5. Using a small ladle, scoop batter on grill. Cook 2 minutes or until golden in color. Flip pancakes and cook another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately, at least that is how we like them.
  7. Yield: 8 pancakes


  1. I love pancakes, and these sound delicious. I would think they'd be very filling.

  2. Rice bread is delicious, so why not rice pancakes? I make bread using cooked rice, but never thought of doing pancakes! Thanks for the idea.

  3. Yum - those look and sound delicious. Pancakes are always such a treat!

  4. What an interesting twist for pancakes....

  5. These look super yummy! I love wild rice!


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