Luau dessert pancakes

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 can (8-oz) crushed pineapple; undrained
1 \N Egg
½ cup Buttermilk
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
⅓ cup Flaked coconut
1 can (8-oz) pineapple rings; drained and halved
⅓ cup Flaked coconut; toasted
1 cup Whipping cream
2 tablespoons Powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Light rum
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract


Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar in a large bowl.

Drain crushed pineapple, reserving juice; add enough water to juice to make ½ cup liquid.

Beat egg; add pineapple juice, buttermilk and oil, stirring well. Add to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened (batter will be lumpy).

Combine crushed pineapple and ⅓ cup flaked coconut; set aside.

For each pancake, pour ⅓ cup batter onto a hot, lightly greased griddle.

Sprinkle each pancake with 1 tablespoon pineapple mixture. Turn pancakes when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. To serve, dollop Rum Cream over each pancake, and top with halved pineapple rings and toasted coconut. Yields 6 servings.

Rum Cream: Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl; beat until firm peaks form. Yields 2 cups. MAGAZINE ARTICLE

From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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