Black Forest Pancakes (Chocolate Cherry)

These were inspired by one of my twitter friends, Jason.  He posted a comment that he had just created this masterpiece and I knew I had to give it a whirl. Actually, I had no idea the combination of dark chocolate and cherries is called black forest,  which is actually really sad because one of my favorite food combinations ever is chocolate and cherry.  Shows my foodie knowledge…moving on…

Black Forest Pancakes: 

½ cup flour

1 egg

1 tablespoon baking powder

¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (dark hersheys is what I chose…and always choose)

½ cup cherries

¼ cup tart cherry juice and ¼ cup milk (depending your liking of consistency)

Or just ½-1 cup milk if you don’t like to cherry bomb

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Mix and pour on a griddle or pour in a waffle maker.

*Here is the thing about these.  I have made them without oil and with oil.  I have found the cherry juice really adds enough moisture that the oil tastes funny in there.  (Not something you’d problaby notice) so anyways that is up to you. 

Question for you:  Fill in the blank: Chocolate+_______________ is my favorite combination.  (for me either cherry or orange)