21 Pancake Recipes That You'll Flip Over

They may be the most simple of breakfast meals, but boy are they delicious.

August 4, 2017
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Jumpstart your morning with a big ol' stack of pancakes. They may be the most simple breakfast meal, but boy are they delicious. Whether sweet or savory is your stack of choice, you'll be flipping over our pancake recipes.

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So ditch the boxed mix and opt for a homemade recipe instead. Fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, whip up a stack and enjoy.

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Blueberry Oat Pancakes

Here's what's in these pancakes: almonds, blueberries, and oatmeal (with cholesterol-lowering fiber, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus—it's also gluten free).

Get the Blueberry Oat Pancakes recipe from The Family Cooks

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Coconut Pancakes With Mango Coulis

Don't be turned away by this fancy-sounding recipe. Coulis is just a fancy way of saying fruit puree. You've got this.

Get the Coconut Pancakes With Mango Coulis recipe from Thug Kitchen Party Grub

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Perfect Fit Protein Pancakes

With a few ingredient swaps, a healthy stack is totally possible, and perhaps no pancake is more diet-friendly.

Get the Perfect Fit Protein Pancakes recipe from Tone It Up

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Banana-Maple-Pecan Pancakes

Anchored by eggs, nuts, and fruit, these gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free dreams truly let you have your 'cakes and eat 'em, too.

Get the Banana-Maple-Pecan Pancakes recipe from The Healthy You Diet

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Blueberry-Walnut Pancakes with Maple Yogurt

The addition of walnuts and maple yogurt topping, which is rich in protein, gives them extra staying power.

Get the Blueberry-Walnut Pancakes with Maple Yogurt recipe from Runner's World Meals on the Run

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Your secret ingredient to better pancakes: canned pumpkin. It adds just enough sweetness so you don’t have to clobber your short stacks with syrup.

Get the Pumpkin Pancakes recipe from Guy Gourmet

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Pancake Cake With Maple Cream Frosting

In this brand new take on a thousand-layer cake, you can make the pancakes up to one day ahead of time (and refrigerate). 

Get the Pancake Cake With Maple Cream Frosting recipe from The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook

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Banana Pancakes

This recipe is packed with nutrition and flavor, without being high in calories or fat.

Get the Banana Pancakes recipe from Turn Up Your Fat Burn

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Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat flour makes a very hearty pancake. It would be fitting to serve this with buckwheat honey, which also has a strong flavor.

Get the Buckwheat Pancakes recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

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Zucchini Pancakes

Sprinkling the zucchini with a little salt before cooking helps get rid of the some of the moisture in the vegetable.

Get the Zucchini Pancakes recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

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Potato Pancakes

Here is a tasty and, more importantly, filling ways to start your day.

Get the Potato Pancakes recipe from Flat Belly Diet!

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Vegetable Pancakes

These tasty vegetable pancakes will make you an "ace" with the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E.

Get the Vegetable Pancakes recipe from Prevention's Health Guaranteed Cookbook

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Cranberry-Orange Oat Pancakes

Prepare these ahead of time, freeze them, and reheat for the convenience of the boxed variety without the empty calories of refined carbs.

Get the Cranberry-Orange Oat Pancakes recipe from Health & Weight-Loss Breakthroughs 2009

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Basic Pancakes

Omitting the butter significantly reduced the fat in these delicious, fluffy pancakes.

Get the Basic Pancakes recipe from Prevention's The Healthy Cook

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Oatmeal Pancakes with Yogurt

Not only will this recipe tantalize your tastebuds, but it will kick your sugar cravings to the curb.

Get the Oatmeal Pancakes with Yogurt recipe from The Belly Melt Diet

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Serve the pancakes with applesauce and drizzle each stack with maple syrup.

Get the Sweet Potato Pancakes from No More Pills

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German Apple Pancake

After you bake for 15 minutes, or until puffed and golden, dust lightly with confectioners’ sugar.

Get the German Apple Pancake recipe from Walk Off Weight

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Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Serve with two slices or organic turkey bacon and you'll have a protein- and fiber-filled breakfast to start your day. Bon appétit!

Get the Chocolate Chip Pancakes recipe from Flat Belly Diet! Diabetes

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Peanut Butter And "Jelly" Pancake

Upgrade the classic sandwich combination by ditching the bread and stuffing your favorite pancake stack with peanut butter and jelly.

Get the Peanut Butter And "Jelly" Pancake recipe from The Diabetes DTOUR Diet

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Strawberry-Banana Pancakes

Substitute whole wheat flour for some of the white flour for extra fiber.

Get the Strawberry-Banana Pancakes recipe from Eat Up Slim Down

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Ricotta Pancakes

The minimal amount of flour in this recipe results in super-moist, richly ricotta-flavored pancakes. For a delicious dessert, top two pancakes with a berry compote.

Get the Ricotta Pancakes recipe from 2‑Week Turnaround Diet Cookbook

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