Down East Blueberry Pancakes

Maine's celebrated wild blueberries demand real New England maple syrup.

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2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/3 cup powdered milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup blueberries
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 cups water
4 oz. real maple syrup

At Home Combine the first 4 ingredients in a zip-top bag.

In Camp Add water and 2 tablespoons oil to flour mixture and knead bag until combined; stir in blueberries. Heat remaining oil in pan until it sizzles. Drop 4-inch circles of batter into pan, and cook 2 minutes or until bubbles form on top. Flip and cook 1 minute more or until pancakes are golden brown. Makes 15 pancakes.

Note To substitute dried blueberries for fresh, soak berries in 1/2 cup water for 5 minutes. Make batter using 1 1/2 cups water, then add the berries and water.
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