Granola Breakfast Pizza
Part pancake, part pizza, this easy-to-make entrée will have even sleepy heads racing to the table. Serve a slice with fresh fruit, and sour cream, whipped cream, or yogurt, and wait for the compliments.
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup water
2 Tbsps. butter
1¾ cups milk
2 Tbsps. olive oil
1 tsp. maple extract
2 cups pancake mix
¾ cup granola (without raisins)
¾ cup macadamia nuts, chopped (or substitute pecans, walnuts, or almonds)
Sour cream, whipped cream, or yogurt
Preheat oven to 425°.
Make syrup. Combine brown sugar, water, and butter in a saucepan. Bring to a low boil, stirring occasionally. Keep warm.
For pancake: place eggs, milk, oil, and maple extract in large bowl and beat well. Add pancake mix and beat mixture by hand until smooth. Coat two 12 or 14-inch pizza pans with non-stick cooking spray. Divide batter among the pans; sprinkle granola and nuts evenly over the batter.
Bake in the lower third of the oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
Cut each pie into six wedges and serve with fresh fruit. Pour syrup over pizza and fruit and accompany with sour cream, whipped cream, or yogurt.
Makes one 6-inch pan
For batter, substitute ¼ cup milk, 1 egg, 1 tsp. oil, ½ cup gluten-free pancake mix, and ¾ cup gluten-free granola for similar ingredients listed above. The amount of maple extract and nuts remains the same. Bake as instructed.