A Little Bird Told Me, Don’t Feed Mom in Bed – Sourdough Buttermilk Banana Pancakes

A Little Bird Told Me, Don’t Feed Mom in Bed!

The popular misnomer is mom wants to be fed in bed for Mother’s Day. But if you really think about it eating in bed it is just a disaster waiting to happen. Yes, mom needs to be treated like a queen for Mother’s Day. But what mom really needs, is a good Mimosa. A real Mimosa should be served in a tall beautiful champagne glass which doesn’t always work on a tray in the bed.
So make mom a mimosa and some of these great little pancakes, which are easy to clean up after. They’re made in the blender! Even the kids and dad can leave the kitchen tidy after this. And after all that is really what mom wants, after breakfast. A clean kitchen and another mimosa of course!


Sour Dough Buttermilk Banana Pancakes

makes 8, 6″pancakes

1/2 c sour dough starter, fed
1 bananas, chopped
1 cup flour
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
3 T melted butter, pulse extra for griddle
1 teaspoon vanilla

This recipe can be made in the blend, it makes the batter super smooth and very easy to pour from the carafe onto the griddle.

Combine the liquids in the blender first, buttermilk, eggs, sourdough starter, butter, and vanilla. Then add the chopped banana and pulse to a smooth state. Incorporate dry ingredients and pulse until smooth. Allow to rest while you heat the griddle.


Heat griddle to medium high, and melt butter. Pour batter onto griddle and allow to bubble on top for a few moments and flip and brown the other side. Top with banana, strawberries, butter and all the other fruity, sweet, delicious things you can possibly think of.

IMG_1826“Little Bird”…..


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