Looking for Christmas morning breakfast ideas? These pancake recipes are simple, outrageously delicious and don’t require complicated cooking skills or appliances.
If you have a stove, a griddle and a spatula, you can make these holiday-inspired pancakes!
What do you eat for Christmas breakfast? Making something special is a wonderful family holiday tradition. And once everyone has eaten, you could send the kids on a Christmas scavenger hunt!
You’ll find all the flavors of the season here: cranberries, pears, gingerbread, eggnog, peppermint, pumpkin, pistachios, cinnamon, apples, and even S’mores!
What goes well with pancakes? Well, you’ll find tasty syrups to top your stack of cakes with as well as garnishes of fruits and nuts.
Dazzle your family and friends this season with these mouth-watering pancake recipes that are perfect for Christmas!
Want more Christmas morning brunch ideas? Try our vanilla french toast and buttermilk waffle recipes.
21 Pancake Recipes for Christmas
With the holiday season in full swing, you'll want to have this collection of Christmas pancake recipes handy for any occasion where a griddle and pancake batter could be turned into a festive celebration.
Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pancakes
Enjoy a sweet start to your day by treating yourself to these Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pancakes.
This pancake recipe is easy to make and is the perfect excuse to have chocolate for breakfast!
Christmas Gingerbread Pancakes
Nothing says Christmas like gingerbread and here, you can have it in the form of soft and fluffy pancakes.
It's like eating a big stack of gingerbread cookies! Top them with butter, maple syrup and a dash of cinnamon. Happy holidays!
Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Pancakes
If you love the combination of chocolate and peppermint you'll want to try these amazing pancakes. Cocoa powder makes the batter chocolatey along with peppermint flavoring.
Garnish with crushed peppermint for even more minty goodness. So festive!
Nutella Stuffed Banana Pancakes
If you've never "stuffed" your pancakes, then now is the time to try it!
Nutella gets spooned in halfway between your batter pouring efforts to create these awesome pancakes and then drizzled with Nutella fudge sauce. Oh, my!
Easy Eggnog Pancakes
Substitute your favorite eggnog for milk to make these festive pancakes! You'll also want to add a little nutmeg and cinnamon to deepen the eggnog flavor.
Add a little whipped cream on top when serving and drizzle with maple syrup for a delicious finish.
Sweet Potato Pancake Recipe
Mashed sweet potato gives these pancakes a true autumn feel. These pancakes are a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes.
Spice the batter with cinnamon and nutmeg and drizzle your stack with maple syrup. An awesome flavor combination!
Apple Gingersnap Pancakes
These are like eating an apple crisp in pancake form! Diced apple, gingersnaps and apple crisp granola elevate these pancakes to a perfect holiday meal full of all your favorite fall and winter flavors.
If you're looking for a showstopper pancake recipe, this is it! Take the yummy flavors of S'mores and transfer them to pancakes with the addition of marshmallow cream complete with graham crackers.
Add a chocolate sauce and you have an awesome stack of S'mores pancakes.
Dirty Chai Pancakes with Spiced Caramel Sauce
If you love the flavors of chai, you'll want to make these pancakes! Chai spices are added in to the batter along with freshly ground espresso, which makes these “dirty” pancakes, but only in the most delicious way possible. Top with a luscious caramel sauce.
Cranberry Orange Baked Pancake
Forget standing over a griddle and make these easy baked pancakes instead! Full of holiday ingredients like cranberries and orange zest, these pancakes will be a hit on Christmas morning!
Healthy Red Velvet Pancakes
These pretty red velvet pancakes definitely say happy holidays! There's a bit of chocolate flavor in these pancakes that pair perfectly with the cream cheese topping. Delicious!
Orange Ricotta Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Ricotta cheese helps make these pancakes light and fluffy as well as adding some protein to the mix.
Orange juice and orange zest add the perfect citrus flavor and chocolate chips get added for a little sweetness. Perfection!
Hot Chocolate Pancakes
Chocolate pancakes topped with mini marshmallows and drizzled with warm chocolate sauce make for a decadent stack of pancakes that taste just like hot chocolate! Awesome!
Easy Thick and Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes
Keep the pumpkin obsession going all through the holidays with these pumpkin-infused pancakes. Pumpkin puree and spices add a delicious twist to this fluffy buttermilk batter.
Add a pat or two of butter to your stack and drizzle with maple syrup. Swoon!
Cranberry Orange Pancakes
Chopped cranberries get added to this pancake batter for a festive touch, but the star of the show is the homemade cranberry maple syrup.
Combine cranberries, orange juice and sugar to create this tart but sweet and tasty concoction. Drizzle over the pancakes and enjoy this holiday treat.
If you're a fan of tiramisu, you'll love these pancakes that offer the same mouth-watering deliciousness as the classic Italian dessert.
The pancake batter is flavored with cinnamon and coffee while the "frosting" is made from sweetened cream cheese and dusted with cocoa powder. Awesome pancakes!
Fans of pistachio will adore these pancakes that utilize these seasonal nuts in several ways.
First, ground pistachios are used in the batter, and second, you'll make a simple pistachio butter to top off the pancakes. So good! And of course, finish it all off with some warm syrup!
Cinnamon Pear Pancakes
Pears are abundant in the fall and winter and they add a sweet touch to the pancake batter in this recipe.
You'll also want to make the caramelized cinnamon pears to drizzle over the top of your stack for a truly delicious holiday treat.
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Make your pancake stack into cinnamon "rolls" with this fun recipe. You'll create a simple cinnamon and sugar "filling" that you'll swirl on the pancakes as they cook.
Top with a cream cheese glaze and enjoy your cinnamon roll pancakes.
Sweet Potato Oatmeal Coconut Pancakes
These healthy sweet potato pancakes make the perfect holiday breakfast.
Complete with oatmeal and a little coconut flakes for texture, these pancakes are freezer-friendly so you can make these ahead of time and just reheat as needed.
Try topping them with some cinnamon apple syrup. Yum!
Butter Pecan Pancakes
The classic taste of butter pecan is transferred to these pancakes using flavored coffee creamer in the batter.
Infuse your maple syrup with butter and pecans and drizzle that deliciousness over your stack of pancakes. A classic treat for the holidays!