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Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe

Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe

Christmas breakfast is extra festive when these fragrant spiced pancakes are on the menu. We've even made them in the shape of gingerbread men.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:3 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Maple syrup and whipped cream, optional


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Combine buttermilk, egg, molasses and oil; add to dry ingredients and mix well. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubble form on top of pancake. Cook until second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup and whipped cream if desired. Yield: 8-10 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 305 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 849 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Gingerbread Pancakes

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2015

"This is the best gingerbread pancake recipe I've tried. Has an authentic gingerbread flavor. I followed the recipe exactly, except I left out the cloves. I got 8 pancakes out of it."

Reviewed May. 19, 2012

"Flavourful and fluffy pancakes. I like to put a strawberry sauce on top; perfect for any breakfast whether it be Christmas or not."

Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

"Delicious!! I made them this morning and served them with eggs and bacon."

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