Blueberry Pancakes Survival Food Recipe

Stack of homemade survival blueberry pancakes on a plate in front of syrup and a plate of butter

If you supplemented your survival food stockpile with real freeze-dried berries, your options for survival food recipes are limitless! Imagine having that just-picked flavor (and nutrition) during a crisis. It could bring you and your family a sense of normalcy in trying times.

If you haven’t fortified your stockpile with berries yet, links to our recommended favorites are provided below. Now, let’s get to this delicious survival food recipe…

A Survival Food Recipe

Super Blueberry, Blueberry Pancakes (Serves 2)



Step #1: Make the blueberry syrup with your freeze-dried blueberries.

1. Place 1 cup of Freeze-Dried Blueberries in a resealable baggie. Using a rolling pin, crush the blueberries into a powder.

2. In a small bowl, mix the 2 tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch together and set aside.

3. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water, sugar and your powdered blueberries to a boil. Stir occasionally.

4. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.

5. Whisk in your water and starch mixture and continue to cook until sauce thickens into a syrup, then set aside.

Step #2: Now that your blueberry syrup is made, let’s move on to the pancakes.

1. In a small bowl, rehydrate remaining 1 cup freeze-dried blueberries as per can instructions.

5. In a clean bowl, mix Buttermilk Pancake Mix and remaining 1 1/2 cups water together as per can directions.

6. Pour out your pancakes on the greased, heated griddle. Quickly sprinkle a small handful of blueberries over the wet batter. Using a spoon or butter knife, lightly press the blueberries into the batter.

7. Continue to cook your pancakes as per package directions, carefully flipping when bubbles form and the edges begin to look dry.

8. Serve pancakes with a pat of butter and your warm blueberry syrup. Enjoy!

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*4Patriots survival food is designed to last 25 years on the shelf. Storage conditions impact the shelf life of your food. For best results, always protect your food from heat, air and moisture. Avoid prolonged exposure to temps above 75 °F. Keep food sealed until ready to eat. Shelf life will vary based on storage conditions.