12 of Our Best Pancake Recipes

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    Buttermilk Pancakes

    Buttermilk Pancakes
    Buttermilk Pancakes. Diana Rattray

    These buttermilk pancakes are light and fluffy, and they're delicious with lots of butter and maple syrup. Make these buttermilk pancakes for the weekend or any day for a perfect family breakfast. If you don't have buttermilk, just add 1 tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice to a 1 cup measure then add milk to the one-cup mark. Let it stand for a few minutes before you use it in the pancake batter.

    Recipe: Buttermilk Pancakes

     

     

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    Chocolate Chip Pancakes

    Chocolate Chip Pancakes
    Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Diana Rattray

    Mini chocolate chips make these pancakes an extra special treat, and they're especially popular with kids. Try one of the easy variations using pecans or mashed banana.

     Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pancakes​

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    Dutch Baby Oven Pancake

    Dutch Baby Oven Pancake
    Dutch Baby Pancake. Diana Rattray

    These delicious little oven pancakes -- also known as Dutch Babies -- are easy to fix and bake in the oven. These are single-serve pancakes.

     Recipe: Dutch Baby Oven Pancakes

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    Basic Pancakes

    Basic Pancakes
    Basic Pancakes With Syrup. Diana Rattray

    This is my go-to recipe for pancakes when I want to make everyday basic pancakes. Top them with butter and maple syrup or use your family's favorite flavored syrup. Serve with fruit slices or berries on the side.

    This recipe is easily doubled for a large family. Make the batter the night before, cover, and refrigerate. What could be easier?

     Recipe: Basic Pancakes

     

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    Pumpkin Cornmeal Pancakes

    Pumpkin Cornmeal Pancakes
    Pumpkin Cornmeal Pancakes. Diana Rattray

     

    Subtle spices and brown sugar flavor these pancakes, and the cornmeal gives them fabulous texture. Top with maple syrup or golden cane syrup and toasted pecans.

     Recipe: Pumpkin Cornmeal Pancakes​

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    Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup

    Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup
    Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup. Diana Rattray

    These pancakes are perfect for fall, but that doesn't mean you can't make them any time of the year. These delicious applesauce pancakes are topped with a fabulous apple cider syrup. Make the syrup the day before to make it a quick and easy gourmet breakfast.

    Recipe:  Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup

     

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    Cornmeal Pancakes

    Cornmeal Pancakes With Syrup
    Cornmeal Pancakes. Diana Rattray

     These cornmeal pancakes taste great with butter and maple syrup, or use another syrup or fruity sauce. This recipe makes a nice big batch, perfect for a big family breakfast.

    Recipe: Cornmeal Pancakes

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    Blueberry Pancakes

    Blueberry Pancakes
    Basic Blueberry Pancakes. Diana Rattray

    Use fresh or frozen blueberries in these delicious pancakes. Beaten egg whites make these pancakes a little lighter, and the blueberries make them delicious. These are great pancakes for any family breakfast. Serve them with maple syrup or a blueberry syrup.

    Recipe: Blueberry Pancakes

     

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    Apple Oven Pancake

    Apple Oven Pancake
    Apple Oven Pancake. Diana Rattray

    This apple pancake is a quick and easy way to enjoy a pancake breakfast, because it cooks all at once in the oven. No worries about cooking in batches and keeping the first pancakes warm. Serve this pancake with your favorite syrup or sprinkle with powdered sugar.

    Recipe:  Apple Oven Pancake

     

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    Cranberry Orange Pancakes

    Cranberry Orange Pancakes
    Cranberry Orange Pancakes. Diana Rattray

    These pancakes are flavored with orange juice concentrate and cranberries. A little cornmeal adds texture to these delicious pancakes. Feel free to use fresh or dried cranberries in these pancakes; fresh will need a little extra sugar.

    Recipe: Cranberry Orange Pancakes

     

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    Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes

    Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes
    Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes. Diana Rattray

    Cornmeal and blueberries give these pancakes great texture and loads of flavor. Serve these delicious pancakes with butter and your favorite syrup.

    Recipe: Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes

     

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    Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake

    Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake
    Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake. Diana Rattray

    There's no need to stand over a skillet or griddle flipping pancakes with this easy oven pancake! 

    Recipe: Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake