Create a breakfast board with XO food art. Make a Pancake Breakfast Board with Silver Dollar Pancakes, bacon, and your favorite toppings!

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Love is in the air with this XO Pancake Breakfast Board, the perfect brunch or weekend breakfast with Silver Dollar Pancakes and bacon! Maybe you’ve already tried my Epic Silver Dollar Pancake Board (with summer fruit) or these cute Caprese Mini Pancake Skewers … but this XO board is my new fave!

Pancake Breakfast Board Recipe

This delightful display is served on my NEW 12 x 36 inch board with a lip; food safe, and made in the USA!

XO pancake sign with board ingredients

Make meals special with a Breakfast Board

Friends, since most of us are running around less, and spending more time with our families cooking and creating mealtime memories, boards are a BIG HIT. I’m getting the sweetest messages and pictures of thousands of people now using The Big Board. But it doesn’t stop there, I’m hearing about sweet family memories!

bacon criss-crossed on plate

I’m super excited to show you a new board today perfect for Valentine’s Day, but honestly it’s perfect for any weekend!

All it takes is a little extra effort to lay out a board. But it’s special, and if you want to keep people around the table a little longer (hand raised) – BUILD A BOARD!

stack of silver dollar pancakes

Silver Dollar Pancakes

Raise your hand if you love silver dollar size pancakes and bacon!

Together with those two ingredients, you can make an “X” and an “O”!!

bacon and pancakes

Love is in the air!

PS. You can also use sausage links instead of bacon!

Pancake Breakfast Board with bacon

Ingredients for XO Pancake Breakfast Board

  • Silver Dollar Pancakes (I buy at Trader Joe’s)
  • Precooked bacon
  • Blood oranges
  • Mini cinnamon rolls (I like to buy ahead and freeze)
  • Slivered almonds
  • Nutella
  • Lemon curd
  • Strawberry jam (or what jam is in your fridge?)
  • Mascarpone (or serve with fresh whipped cream)
  • Maple syrup
  • Blueberries + raspberries

silver dollar pancakes with jam

How to arrange a pancake board

  1. Arrange the pancakes in stacks, in a circle (to make big O).
  2. Criss-cross the bacon to make an X.
  3. Arrange blood oranges (or fruit in season) in the corners of the board.
  4. Fill in open areas with Danish, cinnamon rolls, fruit, and jams!

XO Pancake Breakfast Board sign

Don’t forget, this is a fun family breakfast for Valentine’s Day this year, or any weekend where you want to spread a little love!


The olive wood nesting bowls are back in stock!

Love the 14.4″x 14.4″ Wood Letter Board? Buy it, here.

bacon crossed on a board

The Big Board

Friends, The Big Board is here! Yes, I’ve partnered with JK Adams, the premier woodmaking company in Vermont, with my own line of RE boards!

  • 20-inch
  • 26-inch
  • 12 x 36-inch
  • A board with a lip (or raised edged) so the food doesn’t fall off
  • Made in the USA
  • Undercut handles (a unique design)

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board with silver dollar pancakes and bacon
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Pancake Breakfast Board Recipe

Make an "X O" Valentine's Day Breakfast Board with silver dolllar pancakes!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6
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  • 2 11.3 oz boxes Silver Dollar Pancakes, Trader Joe’s
  • 1 3.25 oz bacon, pre-cooked
  • 4 blood oranges, quartered
  • 1 dozen mini cinnamon rolls
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup nutella
  • 1/2 cup lemon curd
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone
  • 1/2 cup syrup
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 2 cups raspberries


  • Arrange the pancakes in stacks, and create two circles (to make a big O).
  • Criss-cross the bacon to make an X; do this twice.
  • On a long 12 x 36 board, arrange the pancakes and bacon to make an O X O X.
  • Arrange blood oranges (or fruit in season) in the corners of the board.
  • Fill small bowls with jam, curd, mascarpone (or whipped cream), and nutella. Fill another small bowl with almonds. Fill a mini pitcher with maple syrup.
  • Fill in open areas with cinnamon rolls, Danish, fruit, and jams!
Cuisine: American
Course: Breakfast
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