10. Wisconsin Potato Pancakes
For a cold, winter morning when a lot of starch is needed, check out the Midwest’s Journal Sentinel’s recipe for a classic Wisconsin take on pancakes.
9. Missouri – Mamma Hughe’s Swedish Pancakes
Coming from Branson, Missouri’s website is a tribute to all the people that immigrated from cold Scandinavia to the cold Mid-West. Click here to see Mamma Hughe’s recipe!
8. Michigan – Finnish Pannukakku
This recipe published in the Detroit Hour was handed down to Chef Matthew Baldridge from his grandmother. Pannukakku is a delicious custard pancake! While the Finish people might not be great at small talk, their food speaks volumes for them.
7. Ohio – Dutch Pancakes
Ohio magazine’s Dutch pancake recipe might come as a surprise to some being made in a cast iron skillet. Don’t worry, no children were harmed in the making of these baby pancakes.
6. Minnesota – Wild Rice Pancakes with Anchovy Butter
From The Growler comes a more pre-historic take on a pancake recipe. Back in the day when cave-man survival meant grinding up wild grains and cooking them on a hot rock, you got pancakes like this!
5. Iowa – Sunflower Seed Pancakes
From Cooks.com comes this recipe which is a nice combination of oatmeal and sunflower seeds.
4. Kansas – Zucchini Bread Pancakes
This recipe from Cedar Crest Lodge is a savory take on a traditionally sweet recipe. Instead of zucchini don’t be afraid to substitute with a squash, sweet potato or even carrot!
3. Nebraska – Multi-grain Pancakes
From MidWest Living comes this recipe that is more on the healthy side. But you can also substitute buttermilk for the fat free dairy in the recipe for a more luscious flavor.
2. South Dakota – Tart Apple Kuchens
While Kuchens might sound like aliens from a sci-fi movie, this apple tart recipe from Taste of Home’s site comes this classic take on a German coffee cake. Granny Smith apples in particular give it a nice tart finish!
1. North Dakota – Native American Acorn Pancakes
From Jamie Carlson at Outdoor Life comes this long process (a.k.a. recipe) to make acorn flour and then pancakes! Or you can just buy the flour here. Try it with a side of maple buffalo bacon on a cold Fall morning.