Bacon Strip Pancakes

So this picture made the internet rounds a few weeks ago, an old Rath Bacon/Aunt Jemima cross-promotion ad (seemly first posted here) and I forwarded it to Erica with a reflexive "want!"

Bacon Strip Pancakes

But this last weekend I realized that unlike a lot of bacon extravagances, bacon strip pancakes are pretty achievable. And achieve them I did. Now, my bacon didn't lay quite as flat, nor was my homemade pancake batter quite as smooth as the ad:

Bacon Strip Pancakes

And here they are as part of a complete breakfast:

Bacon Strip Pancakes