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Sparkling Pancakes with Strawberry Champagne Syrup

Serves 4-6

© by TR Davis

This is an easy and delicious way to use up leftover sparkling wine. But be sure to set aside a glass of the bubbly to enjoy while you make the pancakes!


Strawberry Syrup

  • Strawberries 2 cups, hulled and halved if they’re small, quartered if large
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Maple Syrup 1 Tbs
  • Lemon Juice a splash
  • Lemon Zest ½ tsp
  • Sparkling Wine ¾ cup, divided
  • Cornstarch 2 tsp


  • All-Purpose Flour 2 cups
  • Baking Powder 2 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Baking Soda 1 tsp
  • Sugar 1 Tbs
  • Eggs 2 large
  • Buttermilk 2 cups
  • Sparkling Wine 1/3 cup

Cook it

Strawberry Syrup

  1. Mix the cornstarch with ¼ cup of sparkling wine in a small bowl.
  2. Combine the strawberries, sugar, maple syrup, ½ cup of sparkling wine, lemon juice and lemon zest in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir well and bring to a soft boil. Once the syrup comes to a boil, turn the heat down, add the cornstarch slurry and cook for about 5 more minutes.
  3. Mix in the lemon zest just before serving.


  1. Stir the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar together in a bowl.
  2. Add the eggs, buttermilk and sparkling wine and mix well.
  3. Heat a pan on medium and pour in 1/4 cup batter for each pancake. Cook for 3-4 minutes and flip. Cook until done.