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Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes


LOOOOVED These Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes!


I mean just look how incredibly soft and fluffy they are!

When I saw this recipe on pinterest a while back I just knew that I had to try them. I added meyer lemon zest and juice, but you can do regular lemons or leave it out entirely. These pancakes are perfection, so of course I had to pile on sweet strawberries and my favorite Buttermilk Syrup.

Speaking of buttermilk syrup. One of my very bestest friends has just revealed to me that she has never, ever had buttermilk syrup! I think I about died. WHO HASN’T?! Well, we will have to fix that, but in the meantime I think it would be best if you all take a moment to tell me if you too have never tried the syrup and leave a promise that you will try it within the next week. OR ELSE! (Well, obviously nothing will happen, but you will most likely find that your life is missing a little something. Just throwing it out there that your week may suck without trying this syrup.)

Recipe adapted from  Picky Cook


Do Poppy Seeds Have Any Nutritional Value?

Poppy seeds are an excellent source of calcium, and a good source of iron.

Poppy seeds contain 5 grams of protein and nearly 6 grams of dietary fiber per ounce.

Can Pancakes Be Reheated?

Pancakes can be reheated in the microwave, the oven, or a toaster.


Can You Substitute Regular Lemons for Meyer Lemons?

Meyer lemons have a milder flavor than regular lemons.

You can substitute regular lemons for meyer lemons in most recipes.

Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

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Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10
These pancakes are perfection, so of course I had to pile on sweet strawberries and my favorite Buttermilk Syrup.


Recipe adapted from Picky Cook

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds
  • 4 Meyer lemons zest
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, eggs, butter, lemon zest and poppy seeds.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. The batter should be a little lumpy.
  • Heat a griddle pan to medium heat and add a little butter.
  • Spoon 1/4 Cup of the batter onto the pan and cook until the bubbles on the top begin to burst.
  • Flip the pancake and cook until set.
  • Serve with fresh berries and Buttermilk Syrup


Pancakes can be frozen for 2-3 months
Nutrition Facts
Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 162mg5%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 197IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 117mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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  • I have never tried Buttermilk Syrup, that I'm aware of. Must be a Utah thang. LOL

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  • LOVE buttermilk syrup. I have never been a fan of maple syrup. All growing up I thought I hated pancakes and waffles, when in reality I just hated maple syrup! Buttermilk is the only way to go!

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