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Gingerbread Pancakes with Fruit Topping Recipe

Gingerbread Pancakes with Fruit Topping Recipe

Wake 'em up Christmas morning with the delightful aroma of these fluffy pancakes. They've got a great gingerbread flavor and pretty fruit topping! Substitute boysenberry, blueberry or strawberry syrup for the maple syrup if you'd like a tasty change. —Michelle Smith, Sykesville, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 6 tablespoons maple pancake syrup
  • 3/4 cup apple pie filling, warmed
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine the egg, milk, molasses and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown.
  • 3. To serve, place two pancakes on each plate; drizzle with 2 tablespoons syrup. Top with 1/4 cup apple pie filling; sprinkle with cranberries. Yield: 3 servings.