My Southern Cornbread Pancakes

Baby Kato


I love pancakes and I love cornbread.

So what better way to meet the Southern - Cornbread is King Challenge, than to combine the two.

I hope you will enjoy this tasty treat. Created for play in Culinary Quest.


★★★★☆ 3 votes

3 - 4
10 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 c
    flour, white
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/8 c
    toasted pecans, chopped,
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange rind, finely chopped
  • 2
    eggs, large,
  • 1 c
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • ·
    butter, for frying
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup, heated (drizzle)
  • 2 Tbsp
    toasted pecans, chopped, garnish

How to Make My Southern Cornbread Pancakes


  1. In a large bowl, add the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, brown sugar, orange rind and toasted pecans.
  2. Mix and add the eggs, buttermilk, water and canola oil, mixing well but making sure not to over mix.
  3. Heat the butter in a cast iron pan over medium heat.
  4. Drop batter,into the hot pan. Use about 2 tablespoons of batter per pancake.
  5. Fry each pancake until golden brown and crisp, turn with a spatula and brown the other side.
  6. Drizzle a little warmed maple syrup over the pancakes, garnish with the toasted pecans and enjoy!.

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About My Southern Cornbread Pancakes

Course/Dish: Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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