22 Delicious Pancake Recipes For the Best Morning Ever

Whip up a better breakfast with these inventive pancake recipes.

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From traditional to savory to sticky-sweet, these griddle-ready recipes truly stack up.

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Brian Woodcock
Banana Bread Flapjacks

Pancakes just got a major upgrade and it's completely bananas.

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Tools you'll need: $23, Black and Decker griddle,

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Mary Britton
Make-Ahead Whole-Grain Pancake Mix

Mix the dry ingredients for Make-Ahead Whole Grain Pancakes up to 2 months in advance. Come Saturday morning, stir in a few wet ingredients and breakfast is served!

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Mary Britton
Whole-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes

Made from our Make-Ahead Whole-Grain Pancake Mix, this pancake recipe is super versatile and tastes amazing with just about any ingredient you feel like adding, from strawberries and poppy seeds to apricots and goat cheese.

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blueberry pecan pancake bread pudding
Mary Britton
Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Bread Pudding

Bread pudding and pancakes at the same time? Yes, it's as amazing as it sounds.

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Tools you'll need: $11, Pyrex Baking dish,

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chicken and corn bread pancakes with spicy syrup
Mary Britton
Chicken and Corn Bread Pancakes with Spicy Syrup

Avoid soggy chicken! Placing just-fried chicken on a cooling rack allows air to circulate around it (and prevents steam from softening the exterior), resulting in perfectly crisp flapjack toppers.

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Tools you'll need: $14, Kitchenatics wire rack,

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Mary Britton
Pancake Breakfast Sandwich with Sausage and Avocado

Take your breakfast sandwich to the next level by using pancakes as bread.

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carrot chorizo blini
Mary Britton
Carrot Chorizo Blini

This savory take on pancakes is delicious anytime of the day.

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peanut butter and chocolate chip pancakes
Ikaroo
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Whip up this breakfast treat with dependable staples right from your pantry: pancake mix, peanut butter, and chocolate chips.

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Pastry Affair
S'mores Pancakes

We can't imagine anything better than waking up to a big batch of these s'mores-style pancakes.

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Tools you'll need: $23, Black and Decker griddle,

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Minimilist Baker
Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes

Vegan, gluten-free, and chock full of peanut butter, these decadent pancakes can be made in just 20 minutes (as if we needed another excuse to try them!).

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My Loved Recipes
Strawberry Sprinkle Funfetti Pancakes

Sprinkles + strawberries + pancakes = the best combination ever.

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Grandbaby Cakes
Brown Sugar Pancakes with Bacon Maple Butter

Salty and sweet combine in these fluffy buttermilk pancakes.

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Well Floured
Raspberry Swirl Buttermilk Pancakes

Add a raspberry swirl into this pancake batter for a play on jam.

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Cooking Classy
Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze

Cream cheese glaze adds a delicious touch to these decadent pancakes—no syrup required!

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Creme de la Crumb
Strawberry Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes

Lemon poppyseed isn't only for muffins. Mix them into your pancake batter for a citrusy tang.

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Crazy For Crust
Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Mash up bananas into the pancake mix for a twist on the classic chocolate chip pancake.

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Averie Cooks
Apple Pie Pancakes

Love apples, but don't feel like taking the time to bake a pie? Bake them into your pancakes for a warm and spicy breakfast.

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Minimalist Baker
Oreo Cookie Pancakes

Have dessert for breakfast with a rich twist on the pancake. With some cocoa powder, coconut milk, and powdered sugar, your morning meal becomes sinfully delicious. And—who would have thought?—they're also vegan.

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Deliciously Yum
Pancake Poppers

Need an on-the-go breakfast? Make pancake poppers for a forkless alternative. Dip them in maple syrup for even more yum.

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Tools you'll need: $11, Minchsrin cake pop mold,

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Cooking Classy
Banana Bread Pancakes

Topped with a cream cheese glaze, these pancakes are thick and fluffy, with just the right amount of sweetness.

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With our easy make-ahead dry-mix recipes, you need only add a few wet ingredients to enjoy fluffy homemade waffles and pancakes any time of the day, any day of the week.<br /><br /><b>Recipe:</b> <a href="http://ikaroo.info/cooking/about-food/pancakes-waffles-0308" target="_blank">Pancakes and Waffle Mix</a>
Ngoc Minh Ngo
Blueberry Pancakes

For an all-time great American breakfast, try a steamy stack of these fruity pancakes drenched in butter and warm blueberry sauce. Who could resist?

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<p>As everyone grabs a seat, fluffy sour-cream pancakes arrive hot off the griddle, bearing pats of maple-pecan butter and generous pours of dark-amber syrup.</p><p><strong>Recipe:</strong> <a href="http://ikaroo.info/recipefinder/sour-cream-pancakes-maple-pecan-butter-recipe-clv0212" target="_blank">Sour-Cream Pancakes with Maple Pecan Butter</a></p>
Quentin Bacon
Sour-Cream Pancakes with Maple-Pecan Butter

These fluffy pancakes bear pats of maple-pecan butter and generous pours of dark-amber syrup.

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