One of our favorite flavors of the holiday season: gingerbread! A few weeks ago, we received a special request for gingerbead pancakes. So, we decided to come up with a recipe that tastes just like a gingerbread cookie but in the shape of a pancake! This recipe is a great way to kick-start the Holiday season and bring these delicious flavors to your home. This recipe is really easy to make and comes together in just a few minutes.

gingerbread pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

Anti-Inflammatory Spices

This gingerbread pancake recipe is full of anti-inflammatory spices such as ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. These spices and molasses make this recipe extra nutritious and delicious.

Check out our step-by-step video here.

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gingerbread pancakes

Gingerbread Pancake Recipe


  • Author: Jennifer McDaniel
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 pancakes 1x

Ingredients

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1 c. of whole-wheat flour

3/4 t. baking powder

1/4 t. baking soda

1/4 t. salt

1 1/4 t. ground ginger

1 t. ground cinnamon

1/8 t. ground nutmeg

1/8 t. ground cloves

3/4 c. water

1/4 c. molasses (can also use honey, maple syrup)

1 egg

1/2 t. vanilla extract

1 T. melted butter


Instructions

  1. Start by mixing the dry ingredients in a bowl
  2. In a separate bowl, mix in the molasses, water, egg, vanilla, and melted butter
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan and add 1/4-cup scoops of the batter. Cook pancakes on one side until bubbles begin to form, then flip and cook on the other side.
  5. Serve with your favorite toppings!

Keywords: gingerbread pancakes

Jennifer McDaniel

Jennifer McDaniel is a Registered Dietitian, Media Spokesperson, and co-author of Prevention's Mediterranean Table Cookbook. She and her team of Registered Dietitians aim to help their clients go further, make change last, and unlock their potential. She lives in St. Louis, MO with her husband, and three young sons. If you are interested in working with Jennifer, please visit our contact page.