It takes a lot for a meal to be Gilmore-approved, but these pancakes have done it. Bring on the Pop-Tarts AND the pancakes, because Lorelai wouldn't want you to have to decide. This stack is perfect for a lazy Saturday morning or a Gilmore Girl's viewing party.

Recipe by MyRecipes


Credit: Daniel Agee; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 4 pancakes)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat a large griddle to medium heat.

  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl stirring with a whisk.

  • Combine milk, butter, eggs and vanilla in a medium bowl stirring with a whisk. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; whisk until just combined.

  • Ladle 1/4 cup pancake batter onto griddle; sprinkle batter with with crumbled Pop Tarts. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until bubbles in the center of the pancakes begin to burst; flip pancake and cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat process with remaining batter. Serve with warm maple syrup.