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Blueberry Pan-Cake with Maple Frosting

Here's your excuse to have cake for breakfast. The batter is made with pancake mix! —Matthew Hass, Test Cook Taste of Home magazine, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups complete buttermilk pancake mix
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • FROSTING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Stir pancake mix and water just until moistened. In another bowl, toss blueberries with flour. Fold into batter.
  • Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 15-18 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • Beat frosting ingredients until smooth; spread over cooled cake.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • This recipe was developed using Hungry Jack Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix. Other pancake mix brands may not perform the same.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 piece: 257 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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    • LindaS_WI
      Feb 13, 2018

      I thought this was a fun breakfast twist on dessert. It was certainly easy to make and my family loved it. I think I'm going to take this to my next office brunch party.

    • pop-pop1
      Dec 10, 2017

      This is a good substitute for an ordinary cake and is super easy to make. Very tasty. Ninety percent of the flavor comes from the frosting but I thought the pancake mix provided a good texture. While not as light as an ordinary cake, it does rise considerably while baking. Be aware of the high sugar content.

    • gehughes
      Dec 5, 2017

      I made this for a holiday gathering because I had all of the ingredients, it was quick, and it was easy. My friends and family loved it. I used a store brand mix and almond milk. I will definitely make it again.

    • C.Marie
      Sep 5, 2017

      Made this recipe tonight and felt like something was missing.. didn't have the cake like consistency and was bland. The frosting was delicious, but could not save this dense cake!