Bacon Strip Pancakes

Bacon Strip Pancakes

(4 servings)    Printable Version
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 2 cups prepared pancake batter (from a mix or from scratch)
  • softened butter
  • maple syrup
Here's a recommended recipe for making pancake batter from scratch.

These are the original instructions from a 1962 magazine ad for Aunt Jemima pancake mix:

"Just about the best breakfast that ever greeted a hungry family! And it's as easy as this: Shake up Aunt Jemima batter according to package directions. Place cooked bacon strips on the griddle and pour batter over each strip. Bake 'em golden brown on both sides. Couldn't be easier - couldn't taste better! How about Aunt Jemima Bacon Strip Pancakes at your house tomorrow!"

Bacon Strip Pancakes

For Best Results:

Prepare the pancake batter with slightly less water or milk than instructed. A thicker batter will help prevent the pancakes from flowing into each other.

Set your griddle to medium-high.

Fry the bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon from the griddle and lay slices on stacked paper towels to remove excess grease (and to get more crispy).

Carefully, wipe down the griddle with wadded paper towels, leaving only a very thin layer of grease to cook the pancakes.

Return the cooked bacon to the griddle with at least two inches of space on both sides of the slices. (You'll probably have to work in two batches.)

Slowly pour batter over each bacon slice. After one minute, check the bottom side of the pancakes. Once browned, flip the pancakes and cook the other side to golden brown.

Serve immediately with softened butter and warm maple syrup.

Bacon Strip Pancakes

Bacon Strip Pancakes 1964 Magazine Ad

This is a classic recipe that appeared in magazine ads for Aunt Jemima pancake mix in and around 1962.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Bacon Strip Pancakes?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 42 votes.

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From Cecll
Rating (out of 5):  

Made it. A fun way to do pancakes and much less bacon consumed so also good. Flip them over and you see the bacon strip so a cute presentation as well.

Comment submitted: 12/26/2018 (#20700)

From Jaffy
Rating (out of 5):  

Great Idea. I can imagine a million other things I may put onto my PANCAKES. WOW! WOW! WOW!

Comment submitted: 2/28/2017 (#20215)

From Sta-Z

Making these right now!

Comment submitted: 11/1/2016 (#20097)

From Ali

You could use any pancake batter recipe with this.

Comment submitted: 7/19/2016 (#19993)

From Jake & Finn
Rating (out of 5):  

That is so cool! Everyone should try it!

Comment submitted: 6/14/2016 (#19974)

From Shannon R.
Rating (out of 5):  

Makin' bacon pancakes is the BEST!

Comment submitted: 3/16/2016 (#19832)

From Captain
Rating (out of 5):  

These are the best. I prefer to lay down some pancake first, then the bacon, then more pancake to fully encase the bacon in pancake.

Comment submitted: 2/17/2016 (#19798)

From Marnie
Rating (out of 5):  

Can I marry this recipe?! So awesome! I don't care what they're saying about bacon. This is the best.

Comment submitted: 11/13/2015 (#19651)

From Mantooth

I'm so happy I found this. Gonna make this weekend. Thanks!

Comment submitted: 8/31/2015 (#19527)

From W. Boss
Rating (out of 5):  

Loved this!

Comment submitted: 5/6/2015 (#19402)

From L.S.P.
Rating (out of 5):  

Making pancakes, making bacon pancakes. Take some bacon and I put it in the pancakes... that's what I'm gonna make! Bacon PANCAAAAAAAAAAAKES!!!

Comment submitted: 3/30/2015 (#19342)

From Anji
Rating (out of 5):  

@CAJ... Awesome Idea! Gonna use that tip!

Comment submitted: 3/30/2015 (#19341)

From C.B.H.J.
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Comment submitted: 3/10/2015 (#19316)

From JakeTheDog
Rating (out of 5):  

Bacon pancakes, makin' bacon pancakes. Take some bacon and I'll put it in a pancake, bacon pancakes, that's what I'm gonna make. Bacon Pancaaakes!

Comment submitted: 11/20/2014 (#19118)

From MmmGood
Rating (out of 5):  

I think it's awesome how many people know the makin' bacon pancakes song!... PS... these are delicious!

Comment submitted: 11/6/2014 (#19098)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom nmrawker (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

Duh Metalamigos - the recipe calls for cooking the bacon first. Your mom did not screw it up!

Comment submitted: 10/24/2014 (#19076)

From Marie
Rating (out of 5):  

Geesh, this was rocking!

Comment submitted: 10/7/2014 (#19035)

From Metalamigos

My mom screwed it up by cooking the bacon first and then trying to use fully cooked bacon.

Comment submitted: 9/1/2014 (#18974)

From Excited
Rating (out of 5):  

Makin' pancakes, makin' bacon pancakes! Take some bacon and I put it in the pancakes, bacon pancakes that's what it's gonna make! BACON PANCAAAAKEEEEESSS!!

Comment submitted: 7/17/2014 (#18931)

From Initial T.
Rating (out of 5):  

It is flat out great.

Comment submitted: 5/11/2014 (#18868)

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