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Macadamia-Pineapple Pancakes with Macadamia Nut Butter at Kona Cafe

Given that it really is one of my favorite days each year, I decided that I would celebrate National Pancake Day a day late by sharing the recipe for some fantastic pancakes with you! I bring you the recipe for the Macadamia-Pineapple Pancakes from Kona Cafe!


  • Pancakes:
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can crushed pineapple
  • Macadamia Nut Butter:
  • One stick room temperature butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup toasted macadamia nuts


  • Directions: Pancakes
  • Sift flour into a medium-sized bowl.
  • Add sugar, baking powder, and salt into bowl.
  • Add eggs, milk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  • Pre-heat a griddle or skillet on medium.
  • Once skillet is hot, pour 1/4 cup batter onto skillet and cook until bubbles form and sides look dry.
  • Flip over and cook pancake until golden brown.
  • Top with macadamia nut butter (see recipe below) and crushed pineapple.
  • Directions: Nut Butter
  • Combine butter, honey and macadamia nuts.
  • Add a dollop to the top of pancakes