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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

3 each: 305 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 849mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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VictoriaElaine User ID: 3422096 236767
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."

laecci User ID: 3718137 65252
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."

l2bake User ID: 2030987 69485
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2011

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

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