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Deep fried Pancake Balls

Hi everyone.  Since we all love donuts, pastries, pancakes, etc, I thought I would try making deep fried Pancake balls.. Just use your favorite pancake mix, I like to add orange juice, pineapple juice, apple juice or your favorite and substitute it for the water. I am using the complete pancake mix, so you only add water or........
Mix your batter with your choice of juice....I sometimes add some cinnamon. At this point, you can put the batter in a squeeze bottle or use a cookie dough scoop.
Preheat shortening or oil in a saucepan or deep fryer. When the temperature is 325 degres, start dropping some batter into the hot oil.  They cook fast.....let them brown on both sides and remove them.  I use a paper-towel so they can drain off the excess oil. I then drop them into a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. These are so light and they taste like donuts. Feel free to experiment. Some are ball shaped, some are all different shapes.
Serve with  syrup or eat plain.
Also try adding fruit or chocolate to the batter. You can also coat them in powdered sugar

If you want veggie pancake balls, feel free to add your favorite chopped vegetables to your batter.  Get creative as you want.

 In this photo, I served the pancake balls with powdered sugar, added some whipped cream, raspberry syrup and topped them off with some mint leaves and a raspberry. I decorated the plate with the syrup.  Enjoy!

I am linking up with Foodie Friday over at Designs by Gollum

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  1. Yumm.... looks so good and I'm hungry right now! Why are you so far away!
    Probably lucky you are, I might drive you crazy! Love from TC, Liz

  2. Those look so yummy! I just had dinner and now I want something sweet! Thanks for the nice comment on my fall tablescape. I think I've used those little burlap wrapped votives in the last 3 tablescapes!

  3. I was just viewing bacon baskets on Facebook and I said 'I'm going to make them and fill them with pancake balls' but I thought I had made that up! Thank you for this wonderful recipe! If I could, I'd share them with you...

  4. Nana, those pancake balls were delicious, i want to try to make some! miss you love you.

  5. mine are not even close to being ball shaped :(

  6. Mmmm, gotta try these, they look delish!!!


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