Bacon Apple Pancakes

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Bacon Apple Pancakes
Bacon Apple Pancakes by Angela Roberts

Bacon apple pancakes was the least thing I was thinking about earlier in the week. Then suddenly two snow days and 3 more sick days later, I found myself wanting to make a special breakfast for two little boys.

Bacon Apple Pancakes by Angela Roberts

Bacon Apple Pancakes

This is where bacon apple pancakes comes in. I was perusing  Chit Chat Chomp, my secret recipe club assignment and I was  drawn to the  which I turned into bacon apple pancakes, putting my little bit of the South twist on them.

Leigh who lives in Melbourne writes a very intriguing blog, full of french inspired recipes that were most certainly appealing such as Navarin Pritanier or lemon and lavender chicken. And, there’s lots of simple, elegant desserts such as Raspberry Coconut Cake, which I also chose to make for tonight’s dinner and it’s fabulous .This raspberry coconut cake disappeared within an hour.

Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake by Angela Roberts

Her photos are beautiful and there is an understated beauty and elegance to Chit Chat Chomp. I would love to sit and have some tea and cake with her. I think we would hit it off and I’ve said it a million times, there’s something about Australians that I embrace, especially their love for good food.

Bacon Apple Pancakes 4 by Angela Roberts

Use crispy bacon. As much or as little as you like.

Bacon Apple Pancakes by Angela Roberts

The original recipe was for apple pancakes. I added bacon because I just happened to have some really good apple smoked bacon on hand. Either way you eat the apple pancakes, they are tasty. My twist to her recipe was to saute the apples in the bacon grease before adding them to the pancakes.

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Bacon Apple Pancakes

Bacon and apple pancakes make a perfect breakfast. Adapted from Chit Chat Chomp
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 125 gram flour about 1 cup
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/2 apple coarsely chopped
  • 3 pieces bacon crisply cooked


  • Cook bacon crispy. Remove and drain.
  • Chop apples and saute in hot bacon grease. Remove. Drain.
  • Mix flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl, then add the egg, milk and apple and crumbled bacon.
  • Heat a cast iron griddle to medium heat. Rub coconut oil with paper towel. There should not be any extra fat in pan or pancakes won't cook properly or evenly.
  • Place heaped tablespoonfuls of the batter onto a lightly greased fry pan over medium heat and cook for approximately 2 minutes each side. Turn when you see the pancake bubble.
  • Serve with maple syrup and yogurt or sour cream.
  • This made 12 medium sized pancakes, enough for 4 servings.

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  2. How funny – I was looking at the list trying to see who had me this month, saw bacon pancakes and kept right on going. What a great twist! Thank you also for your lovely words Angela and if you’re ever in Australia, I’ll pop the kettle on for us! 🙂

  3. Awesome. I wish I had something more eloquent to say, but I’m pretty much rendered speechless by this one.

  4. Great pick! I always say that bacon makes everything better, and this recipe is definitely proof of that. 🙂 I am totally putting these on the schedule for weekend brunch. YUM.

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