We’ll show you how to make very easy Pecan Pancakes from your favorite pancake mix and a great Butter Pecan Syrup to go with it.   If you have guests coming for the weekend, this is a great easy-to-do breakfast or brunch treat.


We spent some time in the South and learned to love all things pecan—especially the great pecan pie that the Southerners bake.  This is a thinly veiled attempt to enjoy that same flavor for breakfast.  We’ve added some spices just to make it better.

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Pecan Pancakes

2 cups dry pancake mix
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
For the oil called for in the mix, use melted butter
Water and egg as called for in the mix directions


1. In a small bowl, mix the nuts, spices, and extract together until the nuts are covered with spices.
2. Prepared the pancake mix as directed on the package.
3. Stir in the nut mixture, stirring no more than needed.
4. Cook per the directions on the package.
Butter Pecan Syrup

2 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cups water
1/3 cup dark corn syrup
4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 teaspoon rum extract
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


1. Mix the sugar, water and corn syrup together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring as needed.
2. Add the butter, extract, and nuts and stir.

Serve hot.

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