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Chocolate Covered Cherry Pancakes

Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12 pancakes
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 1 cup pancake mix your favorite brand is fine
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries + 2 Tbs juice
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-2 large handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Red food coloring optional


  • In a large mixing bowl, prepare the pancake mix according to instructions (you can even use your own recipe!)
  • Pour
  • Remove 10-15 maraschino cherries from the jar and slice each one into fourth. Add them into the batter
  • Pour 2 Tbs of maraschino cherry juice into batter
  • Pour in a few drops of red food coloring and stir until batter is desired color
  • 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
  • Flip the pancake over and cook on other side for a few seconds until done
  • In a small sauce pan, bring 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream to a boil
  • Remove from heat and stir in a handful or two of the semi-sweet chocolate morsels and stir until slightly thick
  • Pour over cherry pancakes while still warm
  • Serve with additional maraschino cherries if desired
  • Enjoy!

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