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Perfect Pancake Recipes

Flavor pancakes with apple, fill them with cream cheese, add multigrain options — choose the recipe that suits your tastes!
Hearty Multigrain Pancakes

Hearty Multigrain Pancakes

We added whole grains to these flapjacks to help ward off the morning munchies. Personalize this breakfast or brunch recipe with chocolate chips, blueberries and other stir-ins.

Hearty Multigrain Pancakes

Hint-of-Orange Pancakes with Grapefruit Syrup

This recipe couldn't be simpler! Just simmer grapefruit slices in maple syrup for a delicious, rosy compote to serve over waffles, French toast, crepes—or these subtly orange-flavored pancakes.

Hint-of-Orange Pancakes with Grapefruit Syrup

Apple Pie Pancakes

Apple pie spice, apple juice and apples give these pancakes a triple dose of fruit. Both pancakes and maple syrup have a rich tradition in the Midwest, where winter and spring festivals celebrate the syrup harvest.

Apple Pie Pancakes

Whole-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes

Pile your breakfast plate high with our 100-percent-whole-wheat (yet still fluffy) buttermilk pancakes. Serve with syrup or jazz up with one of the quick and easy toppers in our recipe.

Whole-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes

Cream Cheese-Filled Breakfast Pancakes

Topped with fresh fruit and wrapped around a rich cream cheese filling, these crepelike pancakes add color and flavor to any special-occasion breakfast or brunch. The recipe comes from the Artists Colony Inn in Nashville, Indiana.

Cream Cheese-Filled Breakfast Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Warm Blueberry Compote

Rise and shine with these special-occasion pancakes from chef Mindy Segal of Mindy’s HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar in Chicago. Ricotta makes them moist and rich; lemon curd gives sweet-tart punch.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Warm Blueberry Compote

Finnish Baked Pancakes

This recipe comes from the Poplar Creek Guesthouse Bed and Breakfast on the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, Minnesota. The traditional big pancake has been adapted into a lighter version: puffed pancakes. Poplar Creek also serves up a delicious Stuffed French Toast, flavored with cream cheese, apricot preserves and pecans.

Finnish Baked Pancakes recipe

Stuffed French Toast recipe

Gingerbread Pancakes

Make a weekend breakfast extraordinary with a stack of these cakes featuring ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, molasses and fresh-picked apples sliced paper-thin.

Gingerbread Pancakes

Mile-High Buttermilk Pancakes

These light-textured, melt-in-your-mouth hotcakes taste heavenly slathered with butter and dripping with syrup. The recipe comes from The Black & White restaurant in Little Falls, Minnesota.

Mile-High Buttermilk Pancakes

Peach Pancakes and Chai Syrup

Pureed canned peaches and whipping cream make a rich, flavorful pancake. Top with maple syrup instead of the chai syrup if you prefer. Add chopped peaches for even more fruit flavor.

Peach Pancakes and Chai Syrup

Four-Grain Pancakes

Whole-wheat flour, rolled oats, cornmeal and wheat germ give these buttermilk pancakes great flavor and texture.

Four-Grain Pancakes

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Made with buckwheat, a whole grain, these easy pancakes offer a low-fat, low-sodium breakfast or brunch alternative.

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Snow-Season Pancakes

As the snow piles up outside Prairie Sky Guest and Game Ranch in Veblen, South Dakota, owner Corrine Prins heats up the griddle for her buttermilk pancakes that early risers can't resist. Teach your kids -- or grandkids -- to flip the flapjacks when you prepare this kid-favorite breakfast.

Snow-Season Pancakes recipe

Oatmeal Pancakes with Strawberry-Orange Sauce

Made with brown sugar and rolled oats, these pancakes taste almost like a soft oatmeal cookie. Top with either strawberry-orange sauce or maple syrup.

Oatmeal Pancakes with Strawberry-Orange Sauce

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