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Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe

These pancakes are the perfect Christmas morning breakfast or a wintery weekend brunch. Serve them with maple syrup and a hot cup of coffee.

Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe
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Festive Gingerbread Pancakes
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 6
  • 1½ Cups | 190g Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cloves
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¾ Cup | 190ml Cups Milk
  • ½ Stick | ¼ Cup | 65g Melted Butter + more for cooking
  • 2 Tbsp Molasses
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  1. In a large bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, spices and salt with a whisk.
  2. In a smaller bowl mix together the butter, molasses, egg, milk, and vanilla.
  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the wet. Fold the batter together with a wooden spoon until you can no longer see any dry ingredients.
  4. To cook the pancakes heat a heavy based pan like cast iron over medium low heat. When the pan is hot add a small amount of butter and ⅓ cup of the pancakes batter.
  5. Cook the pancake for 2-3 minutes each side. Repeat with remaining batter.
  6. Serve the pancakes stacked high with butter and maple syrup. Enjoy.


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