Refresh Your Breakfast With These Amazing Homemade Pancake Recipes
At their most basic, pancakes are a magical combination of milk, eggs, and flour given a quick cooking over high heat in a pan. Variations on pancakes show up all over the world -- from the crepes of France to potato Latkes to savory Johnny Cakes.
Infinitely versatile, pancakes make a great meal any time of day. This collection of recipes from our friends will give you plenty of options: Try topping them with berries or whipped cream, or adding peanut butter, fruit, or special jams and preserves to make a truly unique and delicious meal.
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Ditch boxed pancake mixes for something tastier and healthier with this Fluffy Ricotta Pancake and Strawberry Syrup recipe.
Not only are these pancakes light and fluffy, but they're higher in protein and free of processed sugar, making them healthier than traditional pancake recipes.
Make Saturday morning breakfast something your family looks forward to again!
Here's my recipe for making pancakes which I have been using since I was young. It has all the basic ingredients for making pancakes, and makes very simple but delicious pancakes.
Many people eat their pancakes sweet, I prefer savoury and use H.P. Brown sauce, a traditional British sauce as a topping which is quite unique.
Somehow, on my ingredient list, the butter keeps disappearing. Perhaps it is because it is among the most often used groceries, so it is spent the fastest. Luckily, Pamela showed me that this is not a reason to give up on pancakes.
This is a standard recipe, but without any butter. Since there are no words that I can convince you that they taste great (even lighter, in my opinion), you only can make them and see for yourself.
There's something very special and comforting about warm, fluffy pancakes straight from the griddle. We really enjoy pancakes as a Sunday morning treat but we have been known to indulge on a Friday night with some gooey maple syrup and rich vanilla ice-cream.
That's the great thing about these pancakes, you can enjoy them whatever way you want, and either as a sweet or savoury dish. Our favourite savoury/sweet combo is crispy bacon and maple syrup. And we recently cooked up a batch and topped them with bananas cooked in coconut rum.
Delicious! And just a tad naughty!! Hope you enjoy, Nial and Helen, pikalily.com
Although I do love living healthy, I adore going on a sugar spree from time to time.
Instead of buying bars and snacks, I’ve decided to follow Christine’s advice and to make Snickers pancakes. Just ordinary ones but with chopped peanuts and caramel syrup in between and topped with chocolate.
What are you waiting for? Grab a Snickers!
Brown sugar, water, and vanilla are all that is needed for this marvelous and thick pancake topping. There is no better way to show someone that you love him/her than to make pancakes with homemade syrup.
At the end, who doesn’t like syrup?
Mash up bananas and add up an egg, and you got yourself a pancake batter. They are fast, delicious and fluffy as a cloud.
I have to admit that Sarah caught me off guard, because I was so surprised by her suggestion that I had look twice that she didn’t miss something. Nope. Two ingredients. Voila, pancakes! It is real.
Make a regular batter, Kelley says, add chocolate and ground coconut. Mix it well, and pour it into the griddle. Now, for the ultimate coconut experience, sprinkle some more of it to the upper side of pancakes.
Be careful though, because the coconut can get burned easily.
Everyone loves good old-fashioned pancakes, so why not give them as a gift? This recipe makes four batches of dry pancake mix to put in a 1-liter jar.
All you need to do is print off the label, attach it to the jar, and you have a wonderful gift for everyone on your holiday list or for any other occasion!
A variety of standard pancakes comes from Scotland, and Jacqueline had them improved a bit. The minimalistic approach is seen in only five ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, egg, and milk), but this isn’t bad.
On the contrary, makes the recipe really fast and easy. What sets them apart is that Scottish pancakes are smaller but thicker than the other, and fluffy. Unfortunately, no scotch with ice is allowed.
Finally, a recipe which will make male readers run to the kitchen! Although it seems a bit odd, it is amusing to prepare and make. Since the beer has its distinct taste, when combined with other ingredients it will not “suffocate” the others, but rather make them better.
Also, try to avoid using smoked bacon, since that one is way too salty, and can ruin the taste. Say thanks to Meaghan that you can’t push your husband out of the kitchen anymore.
For a twist on the traditional pancake, add one special ingredient to homemade or store-bought pancake mix to transform them into the ultimate family-favorite breakfast: Pancake Muffins.
Best of all, your family can customize them with their favorite stir-ins like blueberries, chocolate chips or even bacon and cheddar cheese.
This simply awesome pancake recipe will be a weekend staple in your home.
With pantry items that you're sure to have in your home, this recipe can be made ahead of time (place dry ingredients in a container, and wet ingredients mixed together in the fridge), or quickly put together for a fun breakfast.
Erin found an unusual combination. Instead of thinking whether you would like sausages or pancakes for breakfast, she suggests both.
The recipe is quite simple, though, all it is is to cook the sausage, cut it into thin slices, roll up in pancake batter, and throw it into the frying pan.
Since it is rich in calories and still compact, you can consider it for a picnic or any outdoor meal.
These grain-free, gluten-free almond flour pancakes aren't lumpy, dry, or dense, thanks to a special secret ingredient (that you probabaly have in your pantry).
This simple, easy recipe is great for beginners or anyone who wants a gut-healthy start to their day
To be honest, I never thought that pancakes could be made without the eggs. I’m glad that Anjali proved me wrong. Her combination of coconut cream, mashed bananas, and macadamia with the whim of vanilla just made my day.
It was perfectly balanced, not too sweet nor tasteless, and the softness was heavenly. I strongly recommend you to try it!
Blueberries are old news, banana pancakes are so 1990. Homemade chocolate pancakes are the new trend that is taking the Sunday morning tradition up a notch! These babies look like dessert and come together in no time using simple ingredients.
My favorite part? They freeze well, make a double batch to enjoy leftovers any time you want! Traditional Bisquick is used to make these chocolate pancakes combines with good old fashioned cocoa powder. The results are astounding without adding a tremendous amount of sugar!
Love Beets makes tasty, all-natural, ready-to-eat beets and are sold in grocery stores across North America.
These Almond Flour Beet Pancakes contain all-natural coloring and the nutritional benefits of beets.
What I love about these pancakes is the light and pillowy soft texture. Using only egg whites in the batter, the pancakes are not as dense as the regular kind of pancakes.
The whole-wheat flour adds a wonderful earthy and bold flavor and paired with the delicate orange blossom honey and the creaminess of the ricotta cheese - these pancakes become a delightful experience every time!
Erin hails from Alaska, where she lives and gives us excellent recipes. She recommends using coconut or olive oil (I prefer the first one, gives me the feeling as if I’m on a desert island), making an ordinary batter for pancakes, but also to boost it with a sourdough starter (which should be left the night before to do its magic).
Be careful as I wasn’t, so the first time my pancakes were kind of black, and not set the temperature too high. In case that you do make a mistake, make the batter again and start all over.
Serve those with yogurt and maple syrup.
In case of confusion, S’more stands for “some more,” because you will hear that a lot in case that you make them for family breakfast. Chocolate chips paired with marshmallow crème are a guarantee that your kids will adore them.
I have because they are light, sweet just enough and still exciting and fun to make. Simply put, Krissy did a marvelous job here!
These red velvet pancakes feature the traditional hint of cocoa, and are topped with a luscious drizzle of tangy cream cheese glaze.
It's an amazing flavor combination, and a great way to start any day.
The richness of this syrup is hard to express. Quinoa is there for a healthy portion, lemon gives freshness, the honey mildness, and rosemary gives that Mediterranean vibe which I just loved.
Irvin did a marvelous job, to be honest. And kept it healthy, consistent and gluten-free as well.
Standard pancakes are a great way to start the day. In order to make your day better, Regan suggests a simple recipe of flour, eggs, baking powder, and buttermilk.
She also says that you shouldn’t beat the mixture for too long because pancakes will be rubber-like, and I have to admit it, she’s right. After done, pack them in a zipper bag and freeze.
In case of sudden hunger, toss them into the microwave, and you’re saved.
Have you ever tried seeds and nuts as an addition to pancakes? If not, Heidi suggests doing so.
This is a variety of standard recipe, only that sugar is removed, along with anything which can make you unfit, while still remaining tasty (yay!) Also, that vanilla powder really brings out beautiful memories.
Granola is available at everywhere these days, but I have never thought that I could use it to make pancakes. Luckily, Neha showed me the other way. Top the pancakes with granola and strawberries along with maple syrup.
I suggest to leave it for a few minutes for granola to soak up the syrup for the ultimate experience.
Make things different with clove and cinnamon! This should be the motto of these fantastic pancakes. Since those are relying on boosting certain something, that “something” is chocolate chips.
They get along nicely, and you can enrich the combo with homemade caramel syrup, which has better taste value than ordinary maple syrup. Carla has good intuition because there are chances that you will start putting cinnamon everywhere after trying those.
(Potato Pancakes with Peanut Sauce)
Llapingachos are tasty little mashed potato pancakes from Ecuador where they are enjoyed as breakfast or a hearty snack.
They can be served alone with some raw tomato-onion salad on top but they are great to serve with some Latin style peanut sauce (salsa de mani).
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”, said the great Leonardo da Vinci a few centuries back. So, why not to apply this proverb when it comes to pancakes?
Make an ordinary mixture of flour, sugar, baking powder, milk and eggs, and make regular pancakes with a piece of butter (unsalted is far the best for this) and maple syrup on top of it.
This makes a standard breakfast, but Abby from Manila Spoon suggests to add nuts and blueberries on top of the butter, just to make things a bit interesting.
One of the best and easiest idea for breakfast. 2 ingredient sweet potato pancakes. Packed with vitamins, fiber, potassium and calcium.
Start your day the right way with delicious healthy food.
Thai Scallion Pancakes are quick to make and only require 5 ingredients. Use a simple technique to get a super flaky and crispy pancake. The combination of sesame seed oil and fresh scallions give them a unique and wonderful flavor.
The Ginger Dipping Sauce is a must for an authentic enjoyment. The dough is a snap to mix by hand, so no knead (haha) to pull out the Kitchenaid.
If I love something and feel guilty about it, it’s the chocolate. If somebody told me while I was a kid that I will eat chocolate for breakfast, I wouldn’t believe it. Now, I have tried this recipe from Cheryl, and it simply blew me away.
Using Einkorn flour (much healthier) makes me feel a tad less guilty because of a chocolate. There is a variety with honey, however, and it is brilliant!
As easy to make as they are to eat, pancakes are always a favorite at my breakfast (or dinner) table. Needing nothing much more than a pan, a stove burner, and a bowl to mix batter in, they also make for easy cleanup after the meal is over.
Try out any of these recipes from our friends to mix up your breakfast, lunch or dinner menu at any time of the year.