Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 5 mins

These yummy blueberry pancakes are great for a special weekend breakfast. Have kids help stir in the blueberries and say the "magic spell!" Original recipe is from -- serving size is a guess, I'm not sure how many pancakes this actually makes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together dry ingredients.
  2. Beat egg and milk together and add to dry ingredients, along with oil: DO NOT OVER MIX. Stir only until dry ingredients are moist.
  3. Gently fold in blueberries. As you do so (this is the magic part) say three times: "Gobble dee gook with a wooden spoon, The laugh of a toad at the height of the moon!".
  4. Pour on a hot griddle and watch 'em sizzle. Serve with butter and real maple syrup, or maybe some fresh whipped cream!


Most Helpful

These were fabulously fluffy!! But I added 3/4c. of Evaporated Milk instead of the low fat milk & I also added a whole chopped up banana as well as the blueberries, and they turned out extremely tasty :) I made them small too (about 3-4" diameter).

KSTETSKO January 11, 2012

There are some recipes you will always love because they come from the heart. The original recipe for these came from a children's book (from my childhood) "Old Black Witch" by Wende and Harry Devlin. (about a mother and young son who are turning an old house into a tearoom. Surprise! It's already occupied by a witch.) I loved the book and my mother would make these pancakes for a special occasion. They always make me feel warm and fuzzy. There are probably better pancakes out there, but to me these ones are magical.

Jacob Marley December 14, 2009

My DH and I enjoyed these. Prepared them almost exactly as the recipe stated, but tossed in an extra handful of blueberries. Served w/ butter & syrup. We got 7 mid-size pancakes out of this recipe.

Rebeckadabean July 07, 2006

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