It’s a holiday so well-loved that it happens twice a year – it’s National Pancake Day! That’s right, we told you about National Pancake Day on September 26 and shared a bunch of pancakes from scratch back then, then learned that this “brunch-tastic” holiday is honored in the spring as well!
March 1 marks another awesome occasion to search homemade recipes and make pancakes from scratch all year long! Here are some of our favorite spring pancakes from scratch ideas!
Pancakes from Scratch, 10 Different Ways!
Spring is that time of year when beautiful flowers begin to bloom again. Why not celebrate the occasion – pancake-style! – with these Lavender Espresso Pancakes by the Almond Eater? Sweet, edible lavender pairs with robust espresso in this amazing match-up. Is it time to wake up with an espresso or kick back and relax with lavender? We’ll let you decide with these yummy pancakes from scratch!
Have some overripe bananas lying around? No problem! Put them to good use with these Banana Pancakes by Live Well Bake Often. They’re super-simple to make and are an amazing weekend breakfast treat. Or, do like Jack Johnson and start making banana pancakes from scratch and pretend like it’s the weekend now!
Following the Jack Johnson banana pancakes vibe and tropical island theme, enjoy these Coconut Pancakes by Celebrating Sweets as well. Drift off to Hawaii in your daydreams with this ono breakfast treat! The subtle coconut flavor is brought to you by a combination of coconut milk, shredded coconut, and coconut oil, not to mention coconut syrup. For some extra flair, add whipped cream, sliced bananas, macadamia nuts or chocolate chips on top
These decadent pancakes from scratch are just dripping with cream cheese glaze and filled with cinnamon and brown sugary goodness! Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes by The Glitzy Gourmet are a sinfully sweet way to enjoy your Saturday. For extra oooos and ahhhs, add warm maple syrup, dust with powdered sugar and top with some fresh whipped cream.
Some people may say, “OK, this doesn’t even look like breakfast…” Well to that, we say, “LIES!” These fun pancakes from scratch are a perfect special occasion splurge. For the delicious cake batter flavor, these Cake Batter Pancakes by Girl Who Ate Everything start with a yellow cake mix. (Technically they’re still pancakes from scratch, since no pancake mix is used.) Enjoy these colorful confections for a bright birthday wake-up call.
Speaking of pretty pancakes from scratch, you really must put these Ombré Berry Pancakes by Wife Mama Foodie on the table at some point in your life. They are delicate, fruity, and simply gorgeous. Forget the artificial food coloring for this art-inspired look. These babies use blended berry puree in varying amounts to make up all of these beautiful colors of the ombré spectrum. Try them in pink or purple, and for an extra perfect punch of color, and the secret ingredient: grated beetroot.
Start off your day with the Lemon Ricotta Pancakes by Cooking for my Soul, and you’re sure to have an extra spring in your step. The ricotta cheese makes these lemon infused-pancakes extra moist and rich. Be sure to use fresh squeezed, real lemons. We promise you’ll taste the difference! If you’d like to address these up further, you can tap with lemon curd, powdered sugar, fresh berries – or all of the above!
Until now, we’ve never had orange-flavored pancakes from scratch. Well, let us be the first to admit – we have been missing out! These Orange Buttermilk Pancakes by Tidy Mom offer a bright, fresh start to your day. The vibrant orange combines with rich buttermilk for a medley of fantastic flavor. Add whipped orange honey butter for an extra-special version of this pancakes from scratch recipe that’s full of sunshine and flair.
Did we mention that we love a good decadent dish for breakfast from time to time? Well, these Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes by Carlsbad Cravings certainly fit the bill. The tart, cheesy filling and sweet, berry topping combine for a beautiful harmony of flavors in these pancakes from scratch.
And last but not least, for the traditionalists out there, we offer you The Best Chocolate Chip Pancakes by Mom on Timeout. Everyone needs a great pancakes from scratch recipe on standby. For us, this is it. Just a few simple ingredients are all you need and you’ll be scarfing down this chocolatey goodness in no time. Chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast, you say? Yes, please!
Who doesn’t love pancakes from scratch? They are warm, light, fluffy, and customizable in so many different ways, including butter, maple syrup, fresh fruit, whipped cream, unique sauces, delicious add-ins, and more! There’s even a holiday dedicated just to pancakes from scratch – National Pancake Day, which is on March 1 in 2022. This holiday is so fantastic that it happens not just once, but twice a year!
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