Inspired by Pinterest - Bacon Pancake-y Things

I'm going to try at least one of the amazing projects that I've pinned on Pinterest and share my attempt each Monday. (Even if the outcome is embarrassing. Like this one.)

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I pinned these yummy looking bacon pancakes from Mr. Breakfast.

Bacon cooking.  Seriously, I don't have a griddle.  Isn't that the saddest thing you've ever heard? 

  The instructions were to make the batter with less liquid than normal to keep the batter from running.  Maybe the Wheat & Honey mix had something to do with it, but the batter seemed too thick.

Okay, these are seriously not pretty.

{And then I started to remember my recent introduction to Brunch from My Drunk Kitchen.  I swear my coffee was straight, but once I started giggling, I couldn't stop.  I'm laughing now.  Just Google it.  I take no responsibility for how hard you laugh.  No kids in the room though.}

Anyway, everyone thought they tasted good, but given a decent amount of syrup, doesn't EVERYTHING?  

Honestly, when I cut into one, the bacon fell away from the pancake anyway, so why not just cook pancakes and bacon separately and then put them together at the end?  Mystery solved.

So, what have we learned today? 1) Clearly, Martha has nothing to fear from me and 2) sometimes the simplest method is best, at least at my house!

Have you tried these?  Was your outcome better (or at least prettier) than mine?

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  1. oooh...
    that is such a great idea!
    bacon and pancake!

  2. havne't you also learned that one must have a mimosa in hand while pancaking?? hello?? someone needs to review a certain video!!

    great idea for a series, btw. can you come up with one for me? but i don't think i want to cook. or sew. but i like mimosas and watching youtube vids.

    let me know.

    1. oh how I love me some mimosa's! You just came up with your own series. "videos I found while drinking mimosas Monday" "stuff I pinned, red wine in hand Wednesdays" Man, why didn't I think of that?

  3. ah ha ha ha ha ha..... I watched the drunk kitchen chick make pancakes. Coupled with your tutorial on Mr. Breakfast's stuff, I can't wipe the smile off my face.


    1. ;) I've decided that from now on whenever I feel a little stressed, it's going to be straight to youtube for me!

  4. Wow - now THAT is some breakfast! Thanks for entering the

    I linked this to the PC FB page (


  5. WANT. No, not want, NEED. This is heaven in a breakfast.

    1. Amie, yes... so good!!! I made them again the other day and they turned out MUCH nicer looking the second go-around! Thanks for visiting! ~Lori


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