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On-The-Go Savory Trail Pancakes

On-The-Go Savory Trail Pancakes

Who has time to sit down, eat, and clean dishes when you have an adventure to get started?  Our “Pack Cake” Pancakes are a hearty breakfast made for people on the go.

Grab and go breakfast pancakes 

Kick-start your action packed day with a convenient meal.  Pancakes are an easy to make, easy to customize breakfast that you can prep ahead of time and store in a pack or cooler.  Make pancakes at home or at your campsite and include your favorite meats, cheeses, fruits and nuts for a personalized grab and go breakfast.  Follow the ‘base recipe’ below and add your favorite flavor boosts, such as:

  • seasonal fruit
  • local staples
  • leftover meat from a bbq
  • foraged herbs
  • peanut butter
  • chia or hemp seeds

Don’t forget the coffee! Check out our trail version of cold brew coffee.

Pack Cakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 14 Pack Cakes
Base Ingredients
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancake Mix
  • 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 3/4 cup Cold Milk
Additional Ingredient Suggestions
  • 1 Ripe Banana smashed
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries...)
  • 1 tbsp Orange Zest
  • 2 tbsp Walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup bacon chopped
  1. Beat egg until fluffy in a large mixing bowl
  2. Add coconut oil and milk to egg and .

  3. Add  and mix well.

  4. Add banana, berries, zest, walnuts and bacon and mix well.
  5. Pre-heat pancake griddle or stovetop pan.
  6. Spray griddle with non-stick spray.
  7. The pan is hot enough when a drop of water breaks into several smaller balls which ‘dance’ around the pan.
  8. Pour a small amount of batter (approx 1/4 cup) onto griddle, leave several inches of space in-between each Pack Cake
  9. When bubbles appear on surface and begin to break, turn over and cook the other side.
  10. When the Pack Cakes are finished, let them cool on a plate until they are room temperature.
  11. Store Pack cakes in refrigerator or freezer in a ziplock bag or container until you're ready to hit the trail.
Recipe Notes

Don’t forget to pack peanut butter, honey, or your favorite spread to give Pack Cakes an extra boost!

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