Apple Blueberry Cornmeal Griddle Cakes 

Jul 30, 2017

What is a griddle cake, you ask? It’s the same idea as a pancake with the added element of cornmeal and it’s typically cooked on a flat griddle. I kicked these babies up with apples and blueberries and, gosh dang, they were good! I think I ate my weight in griddle cakes this morning.

You can make the batter the night before and surprise your favorite person the next morning. These will win you big points. I mean, who doesn’t love breakfast in bed?

¾ cup milk (preferably whole)
1 egg
1 cup blueberries, washed and dried
Butter, maple syrup, or whipped cream to serve (optional)

1 apple (I use Granny Smith), peeled and grated (almost ¾ cup)



¾ cup all-purpose flour, plus ½ Tbs
¾ cup cornmeal
½ tsp salt
2½ tsp baking powder
⅓ cup white sugar, plus 1 Tbs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1- 3.9 oz individual applesauce (little less than ½ cup)
Canola oil spray

2 large mixing bowls
1 small mixing bowl
Measuring cup/spoons
Box grater
Griddle or large nonstick sauté pan



In the small bowl, add the blueberries, 1 tablespoon of white sugar, and ½ tablespoon of ap flour. Mix well and set aside.

In one large bowl, add ¾ cup flour, cornmeal, salt, baking powder, and remaining ⅓ cup sugar. Whisk together well.



In the other large bowl, add grated apples, applesauce, egg, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk well.



Add these wet ingredients to the dry ingredients bowl. Whisk until just combined and then add the entire bowl of blueberries (extra sugar and flour on the bottom as well). Gently mix to combine.



At this point you can refrigerate until the next morning.

Heat your griddle or sauté pan over medium heat. Once hot, spray with canola oil. Using a ½ cup measuring cup, add batter to center. Allow to spread on its own, shaking pan gently.




Cook on first side until it begins to bubble —a few minutes. Use the spatula to flip—do it gently so the blueberries don’t fly out. Cook for another few minutes and then remove from the pan. Continue this until the batter is done.

Serve with whipped cream or some butter and syrup. Or best yet, all three! Enjoy them this weekend! Xo







Jamieson is a lover of all things edible. This led her to culinary school after graduating college. She’s done pretty much every job in a kitchen and owned a seasonal restaurant, Mamasa, in Costa Rica. When she is home in the U.S., Jamieson works as a personal chef and nanny, hence The Nanny Recipes. She is currently writing a cookbook that features her simple, easy, and delicious recipes to help parents feed the entire family.

She has recently opened a new business Maikana Foods.

Visit Jamieson Van Loan’s website

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