Sour Cream Blueberry Pancakes Recipe
Sour Cream Blueberry Pancakes are supremely fluffy and loaded with plump juicy blueberries. Homemade pancakes are easy and so much better than any store-bought pancake mix.
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Blueberry Pancake Recipe:
Pancakes are good at bringing people together. I love mornings where we can all sit down together and enjoy the same simple and delicious breakfast. The best thing about this recipe is how quick it is to make. Breakfast will be on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Ingredients for Homemade Pancakes:
All you need to make homemade pancakes are basic pantry staples that you probably already have such as flour, sugar, salt, vanilla extract, baking powder, and soda, along with some refrigerator staples like milk, sour cream, and eggs.
The Secret to Fluffy Pancakes:
These easy homemade pancakes have just the right ingredients to make them nice and fluffy. We use both baking soda and baking powder. The sour cream in this recipe activates the baking soda and the baking powder helps it rise. Perfect for making the fluffiest pancakes.
- Can I use frozen blueberries instead? Frozen blueberries work great in this recipe. You can substitute raspberries or frozen raspberries as well.
- How do I know when to flip pancakes? Pancakes are ready to flip after about 2 minutes on each side. You’ll know it’s time to flip when you see bubbles form at the top and the bottom edges browning. If they brown too quickly, reduce the heat. You want them golden brown on each side and fluffy.
- Can I substitute the sour cream? Yes. You can use full-fat Greek yogurt or regular vanilla yogurt.
How to Make Blueberry Pancakes:
- In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- In a separate large bowl, whisk together wet ingredients: milk, sour cream, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla. Combine dry and wet ingredients and fold together. Then fold in blueberries until dispursed.
- Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add butter or oil. Once it’s hot spoon batter into the pan. Saute 2 minutes per side or until golden brown on each side and fluffy.
Tips for Success:
- Let them cool down a little before serving. The blueberry juice can get very hot.
- If pancakes brown too quickly, reduce the heat to allow a full 2 minutes per side.
- I love the lighter flavor of extra light olive oil to saute.
- The best way to reheat leftovers is to pop them in the toaster. They are just as delicious as the day you made them.
- Use an ice cream scooper for even-sized pancakes.
What Goes With Blueberry Pancakes:
One thing we love about making these pancakes is how many different toppings go well with them. Here are some of our favorites:
- Raspberry Maple Syrup or Plain Maple Syrup
- Honey or Honey Butter
- Sour Cream
- Berries, Strawberry Sauce or Peach Preserves
Our Best Pancake Breakfast Recipes:
For more delicious breakfast ideas, try these other pancake recipes.
- Greek Yogurt Pancakes: Easy and oh-so-delicious
- Fluffy Cottage Cheese Pancakes: Sweetened with honey, these are a hit.
- Easy Buttermilk Pancakes: A tasty traditional recipe.
- Ukrainian Syrniki: a.k.a cheese pancakes-these are unforgettable.
- Mom’s Ukrainian Pancakes: So much better than any restaurant pancake.
Sour Cream Blueberry Pancakes Recipe
These sour cream blueberry pancakes are fluffy and bursting with blueberry goodness. They make for a quick and easy breakfast - less than 30 minutes!
- 1 cup milk, room temp
- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 2 large eggs
- 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Oil or butter to saute
- 1 cup of blueberries + more for topping
In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (2 cups flour, 3 Tbsp sugar, 2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt).
In a separate large bowl, whisk together wet ingredients (1 cup milk, 3/4 cup sour cream, 2 large eggs, 4 Tbsp melted butter, 1/2 tsp vanilla). Pour dry ingredients over wet ingredients and fold everything together just until smooth and no streaks or large clumps of flour remain then fold in blueberries until dispursed.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add butter or oil. Once it's hot, you can use either an ice cream scoop or spoon to add the batter to the pan. Saute 2 minutes per side or until golden brown on each side and fluffy. If they brown too quickly, reduce the heat to allow a full 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a serving platter when done and serve warm with desired toppings.
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Thank you for creating this recipe as well as all of your delicious postings.
Have you ever tested this recipe with almond flour?
Hi Genevieve! I have not tested this with almond flour. I looked through the comments to see if any of my other readers have tested this but I did not find a comment about this. If you experiment, we’d love to know how it turns out. 🙂
I have always made “made from scratch” pancakes BUT this recipe is the best…..nice and fluffy. I used greek yogurt instead of sour cream and I had to add a little more milk. BONUS – The honey butter was also a hit…..didnt need to top pancakes with syrup!
Love it, Carol! Thank you for the amazing review!
Delicious perfect fluffy blueberry pancakes. Thanks Natasha for all your wonderful recipes.
You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Liz! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.
Hi, these pancakes were a big hit! My family loves them. Can you make the batter and cook the next day? or not a good idea because there is baking soda? thanks
Hi Samantha, it’s best fresh as the batter will likely lose its volume as it sits.
I really love this recipe, i’ve made these pancakes like 4 times its my new fave.
I’m glad you loved it, Julio!
These are by far the best pancakes I have ever made 🫐. Cannot wait to share these with extended family at Christmas time!
That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Jill!
Eating them right now. Family loves loves loves them. Merry Christmas and a happy peaceful New Year 🎄
Enjoy and great to hear that your family loved this recipe too!
Another fantastic recipe perfectly sorted out with easy, precise direction. Thanks yet again, Natasha!
Thank you for the great review and feedback!
Hello Natasha! I made this recipe and it was a hit. Natasha de only concern I had, my batter was really thick, what did I do wrong? I added more milk to make it moré spreadable. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi Sonia, I’m curious if you had too much flour/ dry ingredients added to the recipe? Be sure to measure by fluffing the flour first with a spoon, then spoon it into a dry ingredient measuring cup and scrape it off the top. If you push your measuring cup into a flour bin, you will get up to 25% too much flour. Also, do not tap the flour down in the measuring cup.
OMG….I try this recipe today and this pancakes are so delicious. I will never buy them from the box. Easy to make. I love it. Thank you Natasha for make so much good recipes and fun to have you in my kitchen.
Hi Janet, I’m glad you loved these pancakes! Thanks for your great review and feedback.
By far the best pancake recipe I have ever made. I often make them without the blueberries. Those pancakes are a big hit when my kids bring friends over! Thank you Natasha 🙂
I’m happy to hear that. Thanks for sharing, Marina!
Absolutely delicious! My 5 yr old. Didn’t want blueberries, so I did it without. They were sooooo good! Plus, I didn’t have blueberries. You are amazing. I make so many of your things. We call it the “Natasha way” lol thank you for what you do!
That is the best when kids love what we parents make. That’s so great!
Beautiful and absolutely delicious! Definitely a new family favorite!
Hello Bev, thanks for your great comments and feedback. Glad your family loved this!
My pancakes would never turn out until I tried this recipe. This has become my go to recipe, I have even made it in different variations. I used banana instead of blueberry and added melted semisweet chocolate for a special treat sometimes.
I love all your recipes that I have tried so far. Thank you!!
Sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing that with, I hope you love all the other recipes that you will try.
I want to try it tomorrow morning, but I have no baking soda on hand now. Can I use baking powder only?
Hello Mary, I haven’t tried making this recipe without baking soda to advise. If you do an experiment, please share with us how it goes.
Don’t look further for a fluffy pancake. This is it.
Love it! Thank you for your nice comments and recommendation, Susan.
I just made these today and they turned out great! I used fresh blueberries, Bob’s Red Mill 1-1 Gluten-Free flour and Silk Coconut Milk (from the carton). I’ll definitely be making them again. Thanks for the great recipe!
Hi Veronica, so good to know that the ingredients that you mentioned worked great with this recipe. Thanks for sharing that with us!
Delicious! We are making these from now on here! I used Full Fat Greek yogurt and fresh blueberries. My son even said they were “Awesome!” My dog is begging for some too! She knows what is good. Thank you for sharing these recipe!!!
That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great!
Fantastic. Fluffy and soft. So flavourful. I halved the recipe and added a 1/4 tsp cinnamon. So so good and quick. This is a keeper. Thanks Natasha! Btw one of my friends is also name Natasha and she also loves to bake and cook.
You’re welcome and thanks for sharing that with us!
Out of this world pancakes. Moist, light and fluffy. My girls helped me make them for Father’s day and they were divine. Bonus: We didn’t have to buy blueberries as we picked them fresh from our garden.
That is awesome! Fresh blueberries are always better than frozen and it’s even great because you have it in your garden. Thanks for giving this recipe great feedback, Karen.
To make it into waffle mix use
2 1/2 times more sugar
Double the amt. of fat
Thank you for sharing that Donna.
Perfect! Thank you so much!! I substituted one cup of white flour for whole wheat and they were so delicious still!
I’m so glad you enjoyed it!
These are AWESOME! Love your videos and recipes. So easy to follow. I appreciate how you repeat the recipe measurements in the instructions. So convenient. Do you think I could store the pancake batter in the fridge for a few days and make them as needed?
Hi Mary, the only pancake batter that I have made ahead is one with yeast as a leavening agent. I would suggest using this batter once it is made since you will have activated the baking soda and I’m not sure it would rise as well if you wait awhile. If you wanted to make it ahead, the best way would be to combine the dry ingredients in 1 bowl and the wet in another and refrigerate wet ingredients covered. Combine the two mixtures just before making the pancakes.
Can I use fat free milk in this recipe?
Hello Jess. That should work too but I haven’t personally tried that so please share with us how you like it if you give it a try.
It worked great! Thank you!
That’s so awesome! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.
Made for the family and it was a hit!
That’s so awesome Katie! Thank you for that great review.
I made these with greek yogurt because I have the flavored greek yogurt cups that my kids decided they didn’t like. BUT I sneaked them into the pancakes and used the blueberry chobani low sugar one. This took these pancakes to the NEXT LEVEL! So so good. Thanks for another awesome recipe!
That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review & for sharing that with me.
Those look so amazing! Can’t go wrong with blueberry pancakes ever!
I hope you try this recipe soon, Matt! Thank you for that wonderful review.
This recipe is amazing. I swapped milk for almond milk, sugar for honey and used Greek yogurt. Pancakes came out so fluffy and tasty 😍
Nice to know that Diana. Thank you for sharing that with us!
Hi, can you use frozen blueberries inside the dough?
Hi Izzy, I haven’t tested that but one of our readers wrote in that they used frozen blueberries with great results.
These are absolutely delicious, I have made them more than dozen go times, they have become a routine breakfast for our family. Thank you Natasha:)
Awww that’s the best! Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Kia. I’m all smiles!
These are a favorite in my household! My kids devour these for breakfast before school. Very easy to make, but oh so delicious!! Thank you for a great recipe!
Thank you for sharing that awesome review with me Vicky!
Please, a great eggless pancake recipe, for a granddaughter with a severe egg allergy!
Hi Sherrill! Have you tried omitting the eggs and substituting them apple sauce? It may need some baking powder also!
These are my households favorite pancakes! Natasha posted them a while ago as a Valentine’s Day breakfast and have stuck around in my house ever since! They freeze great and are also good with strawberries!
Hi Heather!! That’s so great! It sounds like you have a favorite!
Excellent flavor! Very fluffy, tender and simply delicious! Thank you, Natasha , for another fantastic recipe! Even my picky husband approved
Hi Tatiana! I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us!
Made these this morning, yum! I nade a double batch and instead of berries, I added some poppyseeds and then split the mixture in two and added chocolate chips to 1 half. Kids enjoyed the chocolate chip topped with some berries and maple syrup. My husband and I enjoyed them with berries, it’s just sweet enough not to need syrup! Thank you for the delicious breakfast!
Thank you so much for sharing that with me Angie! I love that this worked for everyone, kiddos included!
Hi can i use this recipe for waffles?
Hi Anya! I haven’t tried that but I think it can be done. Some adjustments will have to be made to the batter.
Tried them today, they were excellent! Reminds me of my Ukrainian dad who made pancakes, he used buttermilk in his, but I love this recipe. Thanks for all your great recipes.
You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it
Can you add raw kefir instead of sour cream? I’m wondering if it’ll taste similar.
Hi Natalie, I haven’t tested that but I think it would work and still taste good. You may not need quite as much so you don’t thin out the batter too much since kefir is quite a bit thinner than sour cream.
Hi natasha, can i make the batter night before? If not, how far in advance can i make it?
Hi Anya, the only pancake batter that I have made ahead is one with yeast as a leavening agent. I would suggest using this batter once it is made since you will have activated the baking soda and I’m not sure it would rise as well if you wait awhile. If you wanted to make it ahead, the best way would be to combine the dry ingredients in 1 bowl and the wet in another and refrigerate wet ingredients covered. Combine the two mixtures just before making the pancakes.
It turned out so perfectly and I genuinely enjoyed this pancake more than any other pancake I’d ever had. Thank you so much for the wonderful recipe! 🙂
You’re welcome Alice! I’m happy to hear how much you love the recipe! Thanks for sharing your excellent review!
Hi natasha…no more aunt jemima 😄😄 thank you… one more time.
Definitely love real maple syrup infinitely more!
Excellent! I made these for my family last weekend and I’m still dreaming about them. Can’t wait to make them again. 🙂
Your review was so nice to hear! 🙂 Thank you for sharing your review Jeanne!
Um can I say Hallelujah! The new family favorite. I love how every one of your recipes we rediscover and love even more.
I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review!
Made these today and they tasted like baking soda 😦.. So sad
Oh no! That’s definitely not normal. Did you possibly switch the baking soda and baking powder in the recipe? There is enough sour cream to activate the baking soda, canceling out any baking soda flavor in this recipe. I hope that helps!
My hubby is a big lover of pancakes and he was a happy camper this morning after I made these pancakes! They are so fluffy and delicious, beats restaurant pancakes! Thank you very much for adding recipes on your site! Quick and easy to make.
I’m so happy you and your husband enjoyed the pancakes! Thank you for the wonderful review!
I am six years old. I love pancake for breakfast. I cooked this recipe with my mom and the pancakes are delicious!
That is so sweet! I’m so happy you liked the pancakes :). I am so impressed that you helped your mom make them! Great job! 🙂
These are the BEST pancakes I have ever had!! My kids LOVED them. We ate the leftover all week for breakfast. Looking forward to trying more yummy recipes
Welcome to the site Vicky and thank you for such a wonderful review. I’m so happy that your family loved them :D.
These look delicious.
Was wondering, can I use 3 small eggs instead of 2 large eggs?
I think that should work fine.
These were sooooo good. Thank you so much for doing these receipe for us. May God bless you. You definitely teach lots of moms how to cook good food.
Angie I love getting comments like yours. You just made my evening. God bless you also!
I did the pancakes this morning.I didn’t have blueberries,I added walnuts and on the side bananas and blackberries.DELICIOUS!!!!!!!
Thank you for the great review Marie and great job improvising :).
I made this in the morning and LOVED how fluffy a pancake can be! I also substituted the sour cream for plain Greek yogurt. Mine only yielded 15. Maybe, I made them bigger 🙂 THANK YOU!
I think I do make my pancakes a little smaller than traditional size pancakes. It’s probably because my Mom makes them that way. 🙂 Thank you for another awesome review!
I substituted the sour cream for plain Greek yogurt and it was so delicious! Best pancakes I have ever had! I will never go to another recipe! Thanks Natasha!
I love the idea of making them Greek Yogurt pancakes. I think you just gave me another recipe idea! 🙂
These are sooooo yummy. I helped my sister make them and they were delicious.Thank you so much for the recipe.May God bless you and your family.
I’m so happy you loved them! God bless you also 🙂
Made these yesterday and used whole wheat flour instead and omitted the blueberries. DELICIOUS! They were all gone! Thanks for amazing recipes!!
It’s great to know they work well with whole wheat flour. I’ll have to try that; even healthier! I love it! Thanks Angie 🙂
Wow!!!!!! The best pancakes I’ve ever made!!
I almost never write reviews being such a busy mom, but I just couldn’t this time! They are perfect in every way, my family was talking about how amazing they were all morning!! Thank you, Natashenka!! ❤❤❤
That’s so sweet! How awesome and you just made my morning. Thanks Olga 🙂
with my family is always a hit. I am obsess with your blog, I am so glad for your blog, I wish you could invent an app for it
I’m not that technically savvy so unfortunately that’s kind of on the back burner, but we are keeping it in mind. I’m so happy you are enjoying the blog 🙂 We have been working on making it a little more mobile friendly; I hope that helps 🙂
I am planning to make these this weekend and was wondering if I had to defrost frozen blueberries before putting them into the batter? Also was debating to either make this recipe or buttermilk pancakes. what do you think Natasha? Thanks.
Just leave the blueberries frozen 🙂
Thanks, I actually found fresh blueberries and these pancakes turned out good 🙂 I guess you decided not to answer my second question. Oh well.
Sorry, we were camping and I didn’t have much time to answer; I’m not sure how I missed the second question. These are way faster to make since you don’t have to wait an hour or two for the batter to rise. These are easier so it’s just a matter of which ones you have more time for.
Seriously yummy! Fluffy, delicious, delightful and many other superlatives. My only change was that I added some cinnamon to the batter to bring out the blueberries. Husband and I loved with real maple syrup
Oh cinnamon and blueberries are crazy good together! I bet they were amazing with the cinnamon! Thanks for sharing; I’ll definitely try that the next time I make these 🙂
I have finally found the perfect pancake recipe…it is just perfect! I will never be using any other recipe except this one! Thank you so much!!
That’s music to my ears. Thanks so much Di 🙂
Fantastic fluffy pancakes, I tried them with black currants instead of blueberries as I had them from the allotment. Worth giving them a try!
Hi Cristina! I love black currants and I bet they would be amazing in these pancakes. Thanks so much for the suggestion!
These are seriously some of the best pancakes I’ve ever tried. Usually I don’t like pancakes, but they’re are so wonderfully fluffy and scrumptious.
That’s so great! Thank you for such a nice review. It’s music to my ears, or should I say, eyeballs? Hahaha. Sorry… Ok. 😉
Made these for breakfast on Sunday. My kids loved them so much they asked for them again on Tuesday. And they are asking again today! So it’s a keeper for sure. ( it’s a sin to go back to boxed pancakes after these:))
Lol I agree. If that’s what your conscience is telling you then go with it! 😉 i’m so happy you enjoyed the pancakes!
Every time I make something from your website it turns wonderful actually even better than that 🙂 I love all your recipes and I just had to comment on how good these are! I never had luck with other pancakes and these turned out perfect husband said they are so good and kids ate and ate because they were delicious! Thanks for all your yummy amazing recipes!!!!!!!
Irina, thank you so much for a great review. You’re so sweet and I’m so happy your whole family loved the pancakes 🙂
Why are you adding baking powder, plus soda? Is there a reason?
I had the fluffiest result with using both. Sour cream activates the baking soda and baking powder helps it rise. Hope this helps :). Let me know how they turn out if you end up making them.
Yes, I made them, absolutely delicious. Used maple syrup and blueberries as topping. Thank you.
Oooh yum! My favorite toppings 🙂
Our family absolutely loves these pancakes. I’m so glad I decided to try a new recipe because these are AMAZING!!! Thank you
Thank you so much for an awesome review! I’m so glad your family enjoyed these pancakes 🙂
Natasha these were amazing! My daughter told me that these are the only pancakes I should ever make. Thank you!
How sweet 🙂 I’m so glad you enjoyed the pancakes 🙂
Made these yesterday and everybody loved it!!! Delicious recipe Natasha!!! Where do you get all these yummy recipes 🙂
That’s awesome! Thanks for the great review. I’m so glad your family enjoyed the pancakes 🙂 Its funny with this one. I had it drafted for like a year and forgot all about it. I was searching through all my drafts in wordpress and I was so happy to find it 🙂 I need to get more organized! 😉
Same here. 🙂 I have a few recipes in draft that I keep skipping.
Have you tried making these pancakes with greek yogurt instead of sour cream? I am curious how that would change the taste.. It would definitely add some good protein!
I imagine it would work well with Greek yogurt. I will have to try that but if you beat me to it, please let me know how you like it.
Hello, Natasha! Yes, you’re right, pancakes can really bring people together:) It looks so goooood!!! This is great recipe. Absolutely love your baking and you as a person! I am going to make these for my family. I love it :)Thanks…
Alena, thank you so much for your sweet words. I hope you love the pancakes!
Made these this morning. They were delicious! Whole family loved them. I used regular olive oil as I did not have light, and, as I said, this recipe is a keeper. We think it would taste great even without the blueberries!! Thanks again.
I think you’re right! They would be great with or without the blueberries. Or you could add different kinds of berries if you wanted to. Someone else wrote in that they even used frozen blueberries with great results. I’m so glad you enjoyed the pancakes. Thank you for a great review
Tried these out this morning, and they were so yummy! I used frozen blueberries instead of fresh. Instead of incorporating the frozen blueberries into the batter, I just plopped a few onto each pancake as soon as I put it into the pan. Turned out great! Thanks for another wonderful recipe, Natasha!
That’s a great idea! I bet frozen raspberries would be yummy also! I have some in the freezer. Yes!!!
Hi Natasha! Just wanted to let you know that I included the last photo on this page in my weekly round-up. It’s linked back with text and photo links :-). You can see it here:
Have a great rest of the weekend!
Thank you so much for including my pancakes in your list!! You are awesome!!
These pancakes turned out fluffy and oh boy were they deliiiiiiicious!!!
Thanks so much for a great review!! I’m so glad you loved them 🙂
I’m impressed with your photography skills!!! Gets better and better!’ Good Job!
Thank you so much 🙂 You’re so sweet! I’ve definitely been obsessing about making my photos better so I absolutely appreciate the compliment 🙂
Yummy! Beautiful photography, Natasha. Pancakes are for sure everybody’s favorite. Ok, gotta go make some.
Thank you so much 🙂 it looks like I made a lot of people hungry this morning!
Shame on you making me crave a ginormous stack of pancakes like that! The fluffy, sour cream pancakes with the mounds of fresh blueberries and the drizzling maple syrup….make it stop!!!
That is a huge compliment to me! Thanks so much Lindsey! I’m afraid it’s too late, you’re just gonna have to make ’em! 🙂
Those look like the perfect blueberry pancakes!
Thanks Chloe. They were pretty amazing 🙂