Blueberry Pancake Casserole

This dish screams weekend entertaining. Make your life easier and make the pancakes the day before. Or, assemble and bake the casserole the night before and reheat in the morning before guests arrive.

Blueberry pancake shown in a Pyrex Deep baking dish

Uses Pyrex® 9”x13” Deep Baking Dish

Serves 12

 

Ingredients

6 cups pancake mix or 1 box

4-½ cup almond milk or milk

12 eggs, divided, 6 for the pancakes and 6 for the casserole

¼ cup vegetable oil

1 pint blueberries

3 cups half and half

½ cup sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Maple syrup, optional garnish

Powdered sugar, optional garnish

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl mix together pancake mix, milk, 6 eggs and ¼ cup oil until smooth.
  3. Heat a griddle or large pan over medium heat and spray with cooking spray. Using a ½ measuring cup create pancakes using both a full ½ cup and ¼ cup, so that they vary in size. Make all pancakes and set aside.
  4. Spray your Pyrex® 9”x13” Deep baking dish with cooking spray and layer pancakes, adding blueberries on each layer.
  5. In a large bowl whisk remaining 6 eggs with half and half, vanilla extra and sugar. Pour over pancakes and bake for 20-25 minutes until custard is firm.
  6. Remove from oven and top with syrup and powdered sugar, if desired.