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Six Pancake Recipes

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May 03, 2024

Pancakes, griddle cakes, flapjacks, hotcakes . . .  whatever you call them, they’re a morning masterpiece waiting for your creative touch!  Quick, easy and requiring only a handful of ingredients, they’re the perfect recipe for getting kids involved in the kitchen.  You can show kids how to measure and mix the ingredients and how to safely flip the pancakes over while cooking.  Did you know that Food Hero has a whole stack of pancake recipes? Some are made with fruits, others with vegetables, and some with seasonal ingredients. Get ready to flip your way through six amazing pancake recipes!  

Favorite Pancakes (with eggs) 


Favorite Pancakes with eggs served with blueberries


This is a simple yet delicious pancake recipe. Feel free to season it with cinnamon, nutmeg or pumpkin-pie spice. Here’s a little hack to help save time. Combine the wet ingredients ahead of time. Store the mix in the refrigerator for up to two days. You can mix the dry ingredients ahead of time, too. These can be stored in a sealed container in your cupboard.

Favorite Pancakes (without eggs)   

Maybe you don’t have eggs on hand, or you can’t eat them or choose not to. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy pancakes! Our Favorite Pancakes recipe can be made without eggs. Simply substitute two tablespoons of water for the egg. With or without eggs, Favorite Pancakes are delicious topped with your favorite fruits, yogurt or applesauce.  

The next time you need a recipe with or without certain ingredients, try using the recipe search function on our website. Just click on the Recipes tab, then use the filter Contains or Does not contain in the Ingredients box on the left.

Banana Pancakes 

Banana Pancakes Served on plate, topped with fresh berries


If you want to add a hint of natural sweetness to your pancakes, try Banana Pancakes. They’re kid-approved! One user even commented, “My kids love this recipe—even the picky eaters!”  

Carrot Pancakes 

Carrot Pancakes Served on platter


Carrot Pancakes are a great way to add more veggies to your day. They’re made with carrots and oats and flavored with vanilla and cinnamon. You can even add pumpkin-pie spice for an extra boost of flavor.  The recipe also calls for buttermilk. If you don’t have any, here’s a substitute: add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or white vinegar to a measuring cup, then fill to the 1-cup line with milk. Stir, then let it set for a few minutes to thicken slightly before you use it.

Jack-O-Lanterns (Pumpkin Pancakes) 

It might be spring, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the wonderful flavors of fall.  These pumpkin pancakes get their flavor from a blend of brown sugar, pumpkin and pumpkin-pie spice.

Gingerbread Pancakes 

These healthy and tasty pancakes are flavored with molasses and pumpkin-pie spice. One user shared that they enjoyed this recipe served with Any Berry Sauce on top. Now that’s a wonderful combo!

There you have it, six tasty and unique pancake recipes for you to try.  And guess what? At the Food Hero website, you’ll find a few more! As you can see, there are many ways to enjoy pancakes.  

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