I'm typically not a pancake lover but the other morning I got a craving out of the blue for chocolate chip pancakes and found some peanut butter chips in the pantry as well. Peanut butter and chocolate is never a bad idea, so I knew it would be a great addition to these pancakes.
Since I've never made pancakes before, I found a highly rated recipe on allrecipes.com. I'm glad I found it - the pancakes themselves were super fluffy so I'll definitely use it again with other variations. The syrup was delicious and super easy, I think the next time I make these, I'll make blueberry pancakes and add some lemon to the syrup.
Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pancakes
2 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1/3 peanut butter chips
* Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
* In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk and oil, then add it to the dry ingredients and mix well with a whisk.
* Stir in the chips.
* Using a 1/4 cup measuring spoon, spoon the pancakes one at a time onto a lightly greased hot griddle. Turn when bubbles start to form on top and cook until both sides are golden brown.
Cinnamon Honey Syrup:
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp ground cinnamon
* Combine all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl and microwave about 60 seconds, allowing the butter to melt and syrup to heat. Stir and serve with pancakes.