Bacon Upside Down Pancakes

This easy recipe for upside down bacon pancakes are easy, tasty, and quick – you’re going to have to try them!


  • 6 bacon strips, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups complete buttermilk pancake mix
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • Optional: Maple syrup and butter


  • In a large cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels with a slotted spoon. Remove drippings, reserving 2 tablespoons. Return bacon to pan with reserved drippings; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • In a small bowl, combine pancake mix and water just until moistened. Pour into pan.
  • Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 18-20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before inverting onto a serving plate. Serve warm, with maple syrup and butter if desired.

Add apples for even more deliciousness!

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