In honor of National Pancake Week this February 19th-25th 2012, we offer to you a delicious blueberry pancake topping. In Maine of course we love our blueberries, but here is a variation on the traditional blueberry pancake breakfast. If you need somewhere to start, try our made in Maine Blueberry Pancake Mix, as pictured here to the left.
Blueberry Vanilla Pancake Topping
1 Cup of Maple Syrup
1 Vanilla Bean, split and scraped lengthwise
1 Pint of Fresh Blueberries
3 Tbs. of Cane Sugar
1 tsp. of Lemon Zest
Directions: Bring blueberries, maple syrup, sugar, vanilla bean and lemon zest to a simmer over low heat. Simmer about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and chill overnight for best taste in the morning. Strain; serve warm or at room temperature over warm, buttered pancakes. When celebrating National Pancake Week, try this refreshing and yummy, easy pancake topping to start your day off right.