Maple-Sausage Pancake Bites
Delicious little made-from-scratch pancake mini muffins with real maple syrup and sausage baked right in. Better make lots, they disappear fast!
    Servings Prep Time
    36bites 15minutes
    Cook Time
    12minutes
    Servings Prep Time
    36bites 15minutes
    Cook Time
    12minutes
    Ingredients
    • 1pound (16 ounces) lean pork or turkey breakfast sausage
    • 1cup all purpose flour
    • 1teaspoon baking powder
    • 1teaspoon baking soda
    • 1large egg
    • 1/4cup real maple syrup
    • 3/4cup milk
    • 1tablespoon butter, melted
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 400°. Spray 36 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
    2. In a medium skillet over medium high heat, cook sausage, stirring constantly to crumble, until cooked through and no longer pink. Drain and set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
    4. In a small bowl, beat together egg, syrup, milk, and butter.
    5. Gently stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients until mostly smooth. A few small lumps are fine. Mix sausage into batter.
    6. Use small cookie scoop to fill mini muffin cups.
    7. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool in pan 1-2 minutes.
    8. Serve warm with extra maple syrup on the side.
    Recipe Notes

    Make ahead tip: bake and cool completely. Store in the refrigerator in a zip-top bag.

    To reheat: place 8-10 pancake bites on a microwave-safe or paper plate and heat on high power for 30 seconds. Continue until all are heated. Keep warm in slow cooker set to”warm”.

    Adapted from Diary of a Real Housewife

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