29+ Best Pancake Recipes

There’s nothing better than making pancake batter from scratch. So if you’re looking for the best pancake recipes for this weekend’s brunch, look no further!

I also won’t judge you if you use a boxed mix. Hehehe.

This list of easy homemade pancake recipes is the best! From healthy and savory to quick and sweet, these fluffy, from-scratch pancakes will totally make your weekend brunch! #bestpancakerecipes #bestsimplepancakerecipe #besteasypancakes www.savoryexperiments.com


Delicious Pancakes are a meal everyone enjoys. Check this list of 27+ of the BEST pancake recipes for breakfast or brunch!

Do you have a favorite brunch dish? Next to some sort of eggs, my favorite is pancakes. Of course, I love the traditional buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup; but sometimes I like to be adventurous and try fun flavors!

This collection of pancake recipes are some of my favorites. Ranging from savory to sweet, chocolaty to fruity, this list really does have it all! And don’t forget to try my homemade pancake mix, too!

Sweet Pancake Recipes

stack of pancakes on plate topped with fruit

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Recipes

Made with a handful of pantry staples this recipe for EASY homemade Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes takes very little work or time to make!
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Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes! Make these easy blueberry pancakes with ricotta. Ricotta hotcakes are super fluffy pancakes. Best pancakes from scratch! #lemonricottapancakes #bestblueberrypancakes www.savoryexperiments.com

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancake Recipe

Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are easy blueberry pancakes made with creamy ricotta cheese. Ricotta hotcakes are a super fluffy pancake recipe. The best pancakes from scratch!
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syrup pouring over a stack of raspberry pancakes

White Chocolate and Raspberry Pancakes

Our White Chocolate Raspberry Pancakes are perfect fluffy homemade buttermilk pancakes dotted with fresh raspberries, white chocolate chips and homemade Dutch honey syrup.
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stack of red velvet pancakes

Red Velvet Pancake Recipe

Make breakfast colorful and sweet with Red Velvet Pancakes! They are drizzled with a cream cheese glaze and perfect for weekends and holidays!
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oatmeal pancakes drizzled with maple syrup and fresh fruit

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

Fluffy and hearty, these easy Oatmeal Pancakes are the perfect way to start a weekend morning! Top with maple syrup, butter and fresh fruit!
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stack of pancakes with a wedge cut out

Carrot Cake Pancake Recipe

These Carrot Cake Pancakes will have everyone wanting more. They're moist, fluffy and a perfect breakfast or brunch when celebrating spring! 
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stack of coconut pancakes with syrup poured on top

Coconut Pancakes

EASY Coconut pancakes are delicious, light, fluffy, and coconutty. This irresistible stack will be a new breakfast favorite!
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pile of pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

These fluffy, easy Pumpkin Pancakes make the perfect breakfast for fall! With warm spices and homemade mix, you just can't beat them!
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angle view of a stack of funfetti pancakes topped with whipped cream and sprinkles

Funfetti Pancakes

Perfect for breakfast or brinner, this light and fluffy Funfetti Pancake recipe is perfect for birthday pancakes or Sunday brunch!
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stack of nutella pancakes with strawberries

Nutella Pancakes

Nutella Pancakes are the perfect breakfast treat. With just a handful of ingredients, these homemade pancakes are tender, fluffy & delicious!
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close up of butter on breakfast spaghetti in a bowl

Pancake Spaghetti Recipe

Pancake Spaghetti is an incredibly delicious fun twist on traditional pancakes that results in breakfast pasta shaped like spaghetti noodles!
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syrup pouring over a stack of banana pancakes

Banana Pancake Recipe

This simple recipe makes the BEST homemade Banana Pancakes with basic ingredients. Tips and tricks to make extra fluffy homemade pancakes!
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Cannoli Pancakes are stuffed with a rich, delicious cannoli filling. This breakfast cannoli is perfect for special breakfasts and brunches. #cannolipancakes #breakfastcannoli #cannolifilling www.savoryexperiments.com

Cannoli Pancakes

These Cannoli Pancakes are the ultimate decadent but fun pancake recipe. Loaded with sweet, creamy cannoli filling this breakfast cannoli is like starting your day with dessert!
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stack of cinnamon roll pancakes with icing drizzle

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

A twist on the brunch classic, these Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with cinnamon-sugar swirls & are topped with a cream cheese glaze! So delicious!
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overhead shot of slice taken out of sheet pan pancakes

Sheet Pan Pancakes

Fluffy Sheet Pan Pancakes are a quick & easy way to make breakfast for a group. With tons of options for add ins, this will surely be your go to breakfast!
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large stack of bacon pancakes with strawberry topping

Bacon Pancakes

These EASY Bacon Pancakes come together quickly and easily. Top with maple syrup, butter and extra bacon for the ultimate breakfast!
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pancake muffin with syrup on it

Pancake Muffin Recipe

Pancake Muffins take your favorite homemade pancake recipe and turn it into an easy grab-and-go breakfast. No fuss or flipping involved, with all of the pancake flavor included!
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S'mores pancakes with a bite taken out

S’mores Pancakes

These S’mores Pancakes are packed with graham cracker flavor, homemade marshmallow fluff, and chocolate sauce! The perfect indulgent treat for Sunday brunch!
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Sugar cookie pancakes with frosting

Sugar Cookie Pancakes

Trade in traditional buttermilk pancakes for thick, fluffy, and sweet ricotta based pancakes laced with sugar cookie creamer, and topped with baked sugar cookies, icing, whipped cream, and sprinkles!
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Stack of butterbeer pancakes on a white plate

Butterbeer Pancakes

Whether you’re a Harry Potter fan or not, these Harry Potter Butterbeer Pancakes are loaded with caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, and butter flavor and the perfect way start to your day!
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Baklava pancakes on a blue plate

Baklava Pancakes

With cardamom, cinnamon, pistachios, and so much more, these unique Baklava Pancakes encompass all the best flavors of the delicate pastry into one delicious breakfast treat!
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Apple pie pancakes on a white plate topped with apples

Apple Pie Pancakes

A spiced apple pancake recipe, topped with syrup poached apples and a spoonfuls of creamy, thick crème fraiche, these Apple Pie Pancakes are one glorious breakfast!
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Banana split pancakes with bananas and strawberries

Banana Split Pancakes

Perfectly fluffy oatmeal pancakes topped with banana, strawberries, and a kiss of dark chocolate chips, these Banana Split Pancakes are a healthy spin on dessert pancakes!
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Stack of lemon poppyseed pancakes with white glaze and lemons

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Lemon Glaze

These Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Lemon Glaze are perfectly fluffy, citrus-y and sweet! The lemon glaze is a welcome change from the usual maple syrup routine!
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Peach cobbler pancakes on a white plate

Peach Cobber Pancakes

Peach Cobber Pancakes cook up perfectly soft, fluffy filled with juicy peaches and a warm spiced streusel. Best of all, it’s like having a delicious peach cobbler dessert for breakfast!
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Applesauce pancakes on a white plate

Applesauce Pancakes

Start your morning with some Applesauce Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup! They’re healthier, light, fluffy and full of delicious flavors!
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stack of pancakes with lemon curd and blueberries

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Add something light and fresh to your brunch menu with these Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes!
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Hotteok: Korean Sweet Pancake (호떡)

Hotteok: Korean Sweet Pancake (호떡)

Crispy and sweet Hotteok Korean sweet pancake filled with a nutty brown sugar syrup. This recipe is authentic, made just like in South Korea.
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Top your sweet pancakes with Apple Cider Syrup, Vanilla Butter Syrup, Maple Cream, Homemade Blueberry Syrup or even Cranberry Syrup.

Savory Pancake Recipes

sweet potato pancakes with scallions on a blue plate

Southwestern Sweet Potato Pancakes

Southwestern Sweet Potato Pancakes are made with mashed sweet potatoes, green chile, corn and southwest spices making then sweet and smoky. Served with a cool, avocado dipping sauce. 
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Jalapeno Cornmeal Pancakes topped with bacon

Jalapeño Cornmeal Pancakes

These Jalapeño Cornmeal Pancakes are made with blue cornmeal and topped with crispy bacon and orange marmalade syrup. With a little bit of spice and a little bit of sweetness, blue jalapeño pancakes make the ideal breakfast or dinner!
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Pancakes with eggs and prosciutto

Potato Pancakes

Soft potato pancakes topped with melted Grana Padano cheese topped with Prosciutto di San Daniele and a poached egg make the perfect weekend breakfast or light meal!
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Pancakes with bacon on a blue plate

Beer and Bacon Pancakes

These Beer and Bacon Pancakes are what dreams are made of! I mean, can you think of a better combination??
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Stack of carrot pancakes on a blue plate

Carrot Halwa Pancakes

These Carrot Halwa Pancakes are a great way to sneak some veggies into your breakfast, while still making it delicious!
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Chef Jessica Anne Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal, Mashed and more!

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Questions and Reviews

  1. I couldn’t agree more! Scratch-made pancakes are my jam! I eat them any time of day for any meal! What a delicious looking roundup here!

  2. Oh my goodness! Who doesn’t love a grgeous stack of pancakes??! so many to choose from too

  3. My son is a huge pancake fan and i have never tried them from scratch.. these are a must try I am sure once I try this I will never make boxed again!

  4. Wow, this is pancake galore! I love pancakes, so i’ll definitely have to try a few of these! yum!