This is pure indulgence.
We're talking no-holds-barred decadence, one of those truly special-occaision treats that tosses carb-counting right out the window with a gleeful chortle.
Oh yes, a chortle.
I figure it was sort of a 'destiny' thing. You know, when everything aligns perfectly in a set of circumstances that you know it's meant to be…. I had all these cherries left over from the farmer's market, and they needed to be used. The boys were begging pancakes. I got some good news from a friend, and was feeling all celebratory (yay for babies!). Juli at PaleOMG had something similar and I just couldn't help it.
I had to make these. Had to.
This is the Cherry Pancake Stack of Destiny.
Despite the weighty title, this little treat was pretty simple, really. I took my cherries and pitted and halved them, and set them in a saucepan with a little coconut oil to cook down over medium-low heat.
I made a batch of paleo pancakes while the cherries were cooking down.
I whipped up some heavy whipping cream and honey and vanilla.
And then..assembly time. Pancake, honey, cherries, whipped cream. Stack and repeat.
Don't think about carb counts or your waistline or whether or not you'll have to run an extra 4 miles to make up for this.
Grab your fork, a glass of almond milk, and enjoy.
this is the Cherry Pancake Stack of Destiny.
Cherry Pancake Stack
1 tablespoon honey
Let cook down, stirring often, smooshing cherries against the side of the saucepan now and then with a wooden spoon to mash them.
When cherries have cooked down, add 1 tablespoon honey and stir, and remove from heat.
In a large bowl whisk together eggs, water, vanilla and honey.
Add almond flour, salt and baking soda and mix until thoroughly combined.
Heat coconut oil on skillet over medium low to medium heat.
Scoop 1 heaping tablespoon of batter at a time onto the skillet.
Pancakes will form little bubbles, when bubbles open, flip pancakes over and cook other side.
Remove from heat to a plate.
Repeat process with remaining batter, add more oil to skillet as needed.
Combine heavy cream, vanilla, and honey. Whip with a hand or electric mixer.
Assemble stack by topping a pancake with cherries and whipped cream and repeating.