Cheddar Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


10 pancakes

Updated: Oct. 16, 2022
This is our favorite special-occasion breakfast. I usually double the recipe and freeze leftovers for a quick midweek morning meal. —Virginia Mae Folsom, Agincourt, Ontario


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Applesauce, warmed, optional


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Combine the egg, milk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in cheese.
  2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is golden brown. Serve with applesauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 pancakes: 286 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 569mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

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