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These fun chocolatey pancakes topped with strawberries will help get any day off to a festive and delicious start!

Total time

15 minutes




  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup Ovaltine or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp melted butter (cooled)
  • a splash of vanilla


  1. Mix the dry ingredients together.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients together and combine the two, mixing just until everything is incorporated. Don't over mix, lumps are good. If the batter seems too thick, add more buttermilk.
  3. Cook the pancakes on a hot griddle and serve with sliced strawberries and maple syrup.
  4. View the recipe instructions at The View From the Great Island

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