We Flip for Homemade Pancakes

Serve a tall stack of these Saturday-morning favorites for breakfast any day of the week.

  • Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Pancakes for Dinner

    According to one of our on-line reviewers, "These pancakes were absolutely fabulous. I've tried several whole wheat pancake recipes before. These are by far the best I've ever had. My husband and my mother (both picky eaters) loved them."
  • Pecan Pancakes
    Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rose Nguyen

    Pecan Pancakes

    A sprinkle of cinnamon and the addition of toasted pecans to the batter make these thick and hearty pancakes an extra-special breakfast treat.
  • Basic Buttermilk Pancakes
    Charles E. Walton IV

    Basic Buttermilk Pancakes

    It only takes 10 minutes to whip up the batter for these classic buttermilk pancakes. Serve up a stack drizzled with melted butter and syrup, or try one of the variations of the basic recipe: Fresh Berry, Apple-Walnut, or Orange-Chocolate Chip.
  • Pumpkin-Ginger Pancakes with Ginger Butter
    Leigh Beisch

    Pumpkin-Ginger Pancakes with Ginger Butter

    Pumpkin is not just for the fall holidays–use canned pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger to make sweet, rich pancakes that are perfect for any special day. The crowning glory for this stack of cakes is the candied ginger butter made with chopped crystallized ginger and softened butter.
  • Peanut Butter Pancakes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Peanut Butter Pancakes

    Peanut butter fans will cheer for these nutty pancakes featuring chunky peanut butter in the batter. And nothing goes better with peanut butter than jam, so top the pancakes with your favorite flavor of jam, jelly, or fruit syrup.
  • 5 Spot Banana Pancakes
    James Carrier

    5 Spot Banana Pancakes

    After you ladle portions of the batter onto the griddle, top each pancake with a few slices of banana, then turn the cakes and cook until they're lightly browned. You'll see that these fruit-topped breakfast treats really hit the spot.
  • Oven-Puffed Pancake
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Oven-Puffed Pancake

    Instead of cooking single pancakes on a griddle, make one big one in a cast-iron skillet and bake it. When it gets puffy and golden, take it out of the oven and top it with powdered sugar and jam.
  • Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes
    James Carrier

    Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

    The texture of these pancakes is fluffy and light due to the beaten egg whites in the batter, but the taste is extra-rich because of the buttermilk and ricotta cheese. Grated lemon peel adds just a touch of citrus. We recommend serving these with fresh strawberries or bananas for a sweet and tangy breakfast delight.
  • Caramel Cake Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

    Caramel Cake Pancakes

    The Southern Living editors have taken a Southern staple and reimagined it as a sweet breakfast treat. We dare you to try and eat just one.
  • Hummingbird Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Stylist: Heather Chadduck; Food Stylist: Ana Kelly

    Hummingbird Pancakes

    First printed in 1978, the Hummingbird Cake remains the most-requested Southern Living recipe of all time. This time around, mashed banana, pineapple, coconut, and pecans come in pancake form, complete with a Cream Cheese Anglaise.
  • Red Velvet Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Stylist: Heather Chadduck; Food Stylist: Ana Kelly

    Red Velvet Pancakes

    Try this festive pancake version of the classic red velvet cake. Whether you serve these for the holidays or everyday, they're sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
  • German Chocolate Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Stylist: Heather Chadduck; Food Stylist: Ana Kelly

    German Chocolate Pancakes

    Warning: Do not lick your screen. Instead, serve this sinfully indulgent stacker for your next breakfast or brunch, or even for dessert.
  • Carrot Cake Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Stylist: Heather Chadduck; Food Stylist: Ana Kelly

    Carrot Cake Pancakes

    Use the small holes of a box grater to finely grate the carrots by hand; if you use a food processor, the carrots will be too wet, making the pancakes dense and less tender. Go ahead, have your veggies for breakfast.
  • Italian Cream Pancakes
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

    Italian Cream Pancakes

    Laden with pecans and coconut and drizzled with a special cream cheese syrup, these pancakes will make the beginning of your day better, trust us.

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