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Savory bacon and cheese pancakes are the breakfast we've all been waiting for

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Waking up to savory bacon and cheese pancakes is exactly what you need

The ultimate savory lunch: when pancakes meet cheese and bacon. It's no lie that I love and adore all foods when bacon is added to it. With the addition of bacon, this dish elevates to a whole new level in my opinion.

Now lets talk about pancakes. They are awesome for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I decided to add the usual bacon side to the actual pancake and of course it needed some cheese. I prefer mine without syrup but the rest of my family devoured their pancakes with syrup drizzled all over.

If you have pancakes left over place them in a zip-close bag and freeze until ready to use.

Waking up to savory bacon and cheese pancakes is exactly what you need

Savory bacon and cheese pancakes recipe

Yields 10 pancakes


  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 cups regular milk
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices baked bacon, chopped


  1. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar. Create a well in the center and stir in eggs, buttermilk, milk and unsalted butter. Add in the cheese and bacon.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over low/medium heat. Pour a little of the batter in and cook until bubbles start forming on the top side. Flip and cook for an additional 30-45 seconds.
  3. Top with additional cheese, bacon crumbs or syrup.

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