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Best Pancake Recipes

Top 10 Pancake Recipes for Kids


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These pancake recipes were chosen as the best by a scientific panel of kids who were locked in a room and forced to eat nothing but pancakes for two days. Ok, not really. But these are the pancake recipes that are most popular among family, friends and readers.

You'll find a wide variety of pancake recipes here, including a light and fluffy buttermilk pancake recipe, blueberry pancake recipes, chocolate chip pancake recipes and many more. You'll even find recipes for pancake toppings, like caramelized bananas and blueberries, plus a few dutch pancake recipes. Enjoy!

1. Pancake Recipe

Pancake Recipe
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This is my basic, homemade pancake recipe that can be eaten plain or dressed up in lots of different ways. Kids like these pancakes with just butter and syrup. I often top them with fresh berries, toasted pecans or orange zest. The possibilities are limitless.

2. Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pancakes
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This chocolate chip pancake recipe is one of my kids' favorites for when they have friends sleep over. And with just four ingredients, this pancake recipe is easy to make -- even for sleep-deprived parents.

3. Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

Buttermilk Pancakes
Stephanie Gallagher

This is one of those go-to pancake recipes you can enjoy plain or with lots of different toppings. Buttermilk in the pancake batter gives these pancakes a light and tender texture that can't be beat.

4. Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup
Stephanie Gallagher

A simple homemade blueberry syrup gives this pancake recipe a sweet, fruity flavor that really takes it over the top. The best part is you don't have to wait for blueberry season to make these pancakes. Frozen blueberries work just as well as fresh for this recipe.

5. Banana Pancakes Recipe

Banana Pancakes
Stephanie Gallagher

You get the taste of fresh bananas in every bite of this banana pancake recipe. To make these pancakes even more special, top them with sliced bananas, toasted walnuts and warm maple syrup.

Check out my recipe for pancakes with caramelized bananas, too.

6. Bisquick Pancakes Recipe

Stephanie Gallagher

It's not exactly fancy, but this Bisquick pancakes recipe has been chosen as a winning pancake recipe in many a household competition. And I have a secret that makes my Bisquick pancake recipe even fluffier than average. Shhh - don't tell!

7. Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

Pumpkin Pancakes
Stephanie Gallagher

This is one of those pancake recipes that just tastes like fall. Warmly-spiced and super easy to make, these pumpkin pancakes are a staple in my house for Thanksgiving and Christmas morning.

8. Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe

Dutch Baby Pancake
Stephanie Gallagher

This is one of those pancake recipes that's perfect for holidays, because you can whip up the batter and pop it in the oven and when it's ready, everyone can eat together. You won't have to stand at the griddle flipping pancakes, while everyone else is enjoying breakfast. This dutch baby pancake puffs up to make a beautiful presentation.

Want to serve more than 4 people? Make two dutch pancakes and bake them together side by side.

9. Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe

Oatmeal Pancakes
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These oatmeal pancakes are a wholesome, sweet and satisfying way to start any day. Serve these oatmeal pancakes with chopped walnuts, sliced bananas and maple syrup.

10. Blueberry Cornmeal Pancake Recipe

Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes
Stephanie Gallagher

This is one of those pancake recipes that is perfect for holidays or special occasions when you want to impress someone. These blueberry cornmeal pancakes are the kind you'd find in a bistro or specialty pancake house. Serve these pancakes topped with fresh blueberries and maple syrup.

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