There’s nothing quite like a Sunday morning breakfast with the family that consists of the ever fluffy and scrumptious pancakes. And if you’re a massive fan of this sweet, lighter than air breakfast dish, then you’re probably wondering how you can switch things up a bit with the pancake batter.
Pancakes are very versatile, and much like the humble cake, can use various ingredients to accommodate to what your heart desires in them! So if you’re looking for some unique pancake inspiration for your next family weekend breakfast or brunch at home, then you’re sure to love these delicious looking recipes!
1. Perfect Blueberry Pancakes
There’s something about blueberries on the breakfast table that melts our hearts. Think blueberry muffins, bagels and blueberries topped on yoghurt or porridge. And this blueberry pancakes recipe from The Stay at Home Chef is sure to be a crowd favourite just the same.
Top these delicious pancakes with the classic maple syrup and butter combo, or a blueberry syrup to really enhance that blueberry flavour from the pancakes.
2. Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
Ah, the classic combination of apple and cinnamon. There’s something so very warm and hearty about this gorgeous flavour combination. It reminds us of apple pies and tarts, topped with a bit of whipped cream.
And of course with Fall fast approaching, it’s a perfect time to try out this apple and cinnamon pancakes recipe from Adventures of Mel. These pancakes are made with applesauce which truly enhance that apple spice flavour. This one is sure to leave your mouth watering.
3. Pumpkin Pancakes with Cinnamon Pecan Syrup
And to further awaken your Fall tastebuds, why not bring out the pumpkin spice as well as the cinnamon in a gorgeous syrup for breakfast? These pumpkin pancakes with cinnamon pecan syrup from Will Cook For Smiles are the perfect way to bring the Fall vibrations into your household.
With a beautifully golden cinnamon pecan syrup that can easily be substituted with almonds, walnuts or other, these are sure to get you in the festive spirit.
4. Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes
We’ve clearly heard about the classic lemon and poppy seed or orange and poppy seed combination as muffins and cakes, but as pancakes? Yes please! These lemon and poppy seed pancakes from Wallflower Kitchen are perfect for those that love the sour taste of lemon and find pancakes overly sweet at times.
With plenty of lemon zest and lemon juice to give that slightly sour effect, these pancakes are also vegan friendly so can easily be topped up with some vegan yoghurt and maple syrup.
5. Sweetcorn, Feta and Spring Onion Pancakes
The savoury pancake is no stranger to us, with many loving to involve cheese, bacon or onion in their regular pancake recipes. But these sweetcorn, feta and spring onion pancakes from Olive Magazine have us completely mesmerised.
These are quick, easy and packed full of savoury flavour so can easily be made into a brunch dish for the dining table. Top with maple syrup and layer with bacon to enhance that savoury flavour.
6. Hot Chocolate Pancakes
Yes, you did indeed read that right. You’ve heard of the hug in a mug hot chocolate and you’ve heard of chocolate pancakes. But the two combined together and topped with marshmallows? Win, win and did we say win?
This hot chocolate pancakes from Paper & Stitch Blog are the perfect way to combine two of your favourite sweet breakfast options into one. Drizzle with the gorgeous chocolate sauce, and you may just be eating dessert for breakfast.
Do you prefer savoury or sweet pancakes? Do any of these unique pancake recipe ideas tickle your fancy? Let us know in the comments down below!
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