6 Pancake Recipes Worth Waking Up Early For

by ModernMom Staff

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Pancakes: the ultimate breakfast dessert

"They should call pancake mix: 'flour + baking powder, by the way you're still making pancakes from scratch so don't think you got out of that one... sucker'" - Hannah Hart

There's nothing quite as wonderful as a warm, fluffy stack of pancakes waiting on the table when you wake up. It's a beloved breakfast tradition!

So to celebrate this tasty treat, we've put together a list of five of our favorite perfectly delicious pancake recipes:

1. Pancake Cupcakes

Kids will love this fun recipe for pancake cupcakes! Best of all, they're super easy to make - something any busy mom will appreciate.


[Pancake Cupcake Recipe]

2. Pumpkin Pancakes (Vegan)

These spicy and savory pumpkin pancakes are made with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. It's a wonderful winter breakfast recipe that will leave you feeling warm and full.


[Vegan Pumpkin Pancake Recipe]

3. I Heart You Pancakes

Want to indulge your sweet tooth? Whip up a batch of these red velvet pancakes with sweet cream cheese topping.


[Red Velvet Pancake Recipe]

4. Healthy Whole Wheat Pancakes

This healthy version of the classic breakfast staple is made with whole wheat flour and topped with fresh fruit - yum!


[Whole Wheat Pancake Recipe]

5. Crazy Colored Pancakes

Get crazy by adding food coloring to the batter of your favorite pancake recipe. Have a blue breakfast or add a splash of green for a fun departure from the normal routine.


[Our managing editor Megan Sayers made these fun pancakes]

6. Gluten-Free Quinoa Banana Pancakes

Looking for a healthy morning meal idea? These gluten-free quinoa banana pancakes are moist, fluffy and oh-so tasty!