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What do you like on your pancakes (other than maple syrup)

I about fell over when I saw how expensive maple syrup has become at Save Mart. Trader Joe's has less pricey bottles but I really don't use that much of it. So far I have used fruit sauces, applesauce, cling peaches, jam and smuckers syrup. Any other ideas?

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  1. This is a pretty recent thread on the same topic. There were a lot of good ideas in it

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/603064

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    1. re: DiningDiva

      Thanks. I actually did a search of pancakes, I must have overlooked it somehow.

    2. Buddah......lots of it !!!

      1. Hot fruit sauce. You can use a bag of frozen strawberries or blueberries or the fresh fruit if you have it or tart pie cherries if you happen to have a tree. Add about a cup of water and half a cup of sugar, bring to boil, thicken slightly with a heaping tablespoon of cornstarch dissolved in cold water. This is even better than maple syrup.

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        1. re: Querencia

          This right here is one of those simple things that makes people look like great cooks.

          Myself, I like coconut syrup and macadamia nuts...

        2. Im a big fan of Elviscakes. PB, banana and marshmallow fluff

          fwiw, I tend to only eat this after 1am, if you know what I mean!?:-)

          1. One thing that wasn't included in the link provided by DiningDiva (or I might have missed it) is Condensed Milk! I love condensed milk with pancakes, waffles, toasts, etc. Sometimes it is a layer of peanut butter and a layer of condensed milk!