Chocolate Covered Cherry Pancakes
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 12 pancakes
  • 1 cup pancake mix (your favorite brand is fine)
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries + 2 Tbs juice
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-2 large handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Red food coloring (optional)
  1. In a large mixing bowl, prepare the pancake mix according to instructions (you can even use your own recipe!)
  2. Pour
  3. Remove 10-15 maraschino cherries from the jar and slice each one into fourth. Add them into the batter
  4. Pour 2 Tbs of maraschino cherry juice into batter
  5. Pour in a few drops of red food coloring and stir until batter is desired color
  6. Pour a small amount of pancake batter onto a greased skillet on a heated stove (medium heat) and cook each pancake on one side until you see small bubbles form in the batter
  7. Flip the pancake over and cook on other side for a few seconds until done
  8. In a small sauce pan, bring ¾ cup heavy whipping cream to a boil
  9. Remove from heat and stir in a handful or two of the semi-sweet chocolate morsels and stir until slightly thick
  10. Pour over cherry pancakes while still warm
  11. Serve with additional maraschino cherries if desired
  12. Enjoy!
Recipe by Southern Made Simple at