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Honey Whole-Wheat Pancakes with Honey Lime Butter

By Paula Deen

Tags: breakfast in bed, Brunch, comfort food

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) divided, plus more for cooking pancakes butter
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon, divided honey
  • 1 zest finely grated lime

Directions

For the honey lime butter:

Whisk 4 tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup honey, and lime zest in a bowl until smooth, or pulse to combine them in a mini food processor. Refrigerate until ready to serve with the pancakes.

For the pancakes:

Whisk together the flours, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, 4 tablespoons melted butter, and 1 tablespoon honey. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined; don’t worry about lumps.

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, drop the batter, about 1/4 cup at a time, into the skillet. Cook until the surface is bubbling and the bottom is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip each pancake and cook until the bottom golden brown and the pancake is firm, about 2 minutes more. Remove the pancake to a platter and cover with foil. Repeat with the remaining batter, using more butter if necessary. Serve topped with the honey butter.