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C'Mon! You know you want to try this US-style bacon-and-pancake sensation.

Winter's here and the weekend is nearly upon us, so why not treat yourself to this decadent US breakfast dish of pancakes with maple syrup and a side of top-quality, organic bacon?

Drizzle some maple syrup and your pancakes with bacon are good to go.

Drizzle some maple syrup and your pancakes with bacon are good to go. Picture: iStock

After all, you only live once!  

Mapled pancakes with organic bacon recipe


2 cups self-raising flour

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 1/2 tbsp castor sugar

2 cups buttermilk

1 egg, lightly whisked

butter, maple syrup and bacon (try Organic Meat Products' nitrate and sugar-free bacon), to serve

Here's how

Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk in the buttermilk and egg. Do not over-mix. 

Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Ladle batter into pan to form pancakes and cook til golden each side. 

In a separate, moderate-hot non-stick pan, cook your bacon. Cook in batches to ensure it does not sweat and go soggy.

Serve your pancakes with butter, maple syrup and the crispy bacon.

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