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Fluffy Gingerbread Pancakes | Bold Kitchen

Fluffy Gingerbread Pancakes | Bold Kitchen


I’m so excited to deliver you fluffy, cozy, completely spiced gingerbread pancakes to your vacation morning brunch. Throughout this busy time, I like to take a second to attach, get artistic and create one thing fulfilling (and scrumptious!). These fluffy gingerbread pancakes made me so ridiculously pleased, particularly when drizzled with pure maple syrup and paired with a cup of espresso. 

So right here’s what I need you to do: make your self a enjoyable brunch together with these pancakes (perhaps with a aspect of those turkey breakfast patties + crispy breakfast potatoes), throw on House Alone, The Grinch, or Santa Claus, and sip one thing heat when you’re wrapped in a blanket. Get pleasure from your day. You should!

Now let’s get to the deliciousness…

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What you’ll must make gingerbread pancakes

These more healthy gingerbread pancakes are filled with scrumptious, cozy flavors with out utilizing any refined sugars. We’re preserving them complete wheat but nonetheless oh so completely fluffy! Right here’s what you’ll want to make them:

  • Flour: I used complete wheat pastry flour to offer these pancakes a wholesome dose of complete grains.
  • Baking staples: you’ll wish to add baking powder (not soda) to maintain these pancakes fluffy, and a little bit of salt & vanilla extract for taste.
  • Cozy spices: we’re utilizing cinnamon, floor ginger and allspice to offer these gingerbread pancakes that heat cozy style.
  • Eggs: you’ll want one egg on this pancake recipe.
  • Sweeteners: we’re utilizing some natural molasses and coconut sugar to naturally sweeten these gingerbread pancakes. Only a few tablespoons to get them completely flavored.
  • Milk: be happy to make use of any milk you’d like (I normally use dairy free) so as to add moisture to the batter.
  • Toppings & mix-ins: these fluffy gingerbread pancakes are scrumptious topped with pure maple syrup, whipped cream and even candied nuts! Be at liberty to combine in some nuts and even chocolate chips.

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The magic + well being good thing about molasses

In case you’ve by no means baked with molasses earlier than you’re in for a TREAT as a result of it’s:

  • Naturally filled with iron, vitamin B6, potassium, calcium and magnesium. In truth, do you know that 1 tablespoon of molasses has 20% of your day by day iron wants?
  • Wonderful in baked items and even savory marinades, BBQ sauces and chilis!
  • Good for making ginger cookies, gingerbread and at all times a vacation baking staple in my cabinet.

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Ideas for making gingerbread pancakes

Be sure you get all of my ideas & tips for making one of the best pancakes (plus a video) right here! For the fundamentals, bear in mind these:

  • When you’ve melted your coconut oil ensure that it’s cool to the contact (not sizzling) earlier than mixing it in with the opposite substances, in any other case it would coagulate the egg. You may also be happy to make use of melted butter!
  • Don’t overmix your batter! It will end in a gummy pancake texture.
  • Prepare dinner your pancakes over medium warmth in order that they cook dinner evenly. In case you flip your pancakes and they seem like cooking too quick, be happy to scale back the temp to medium-low in order that they don’t burn.

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The way to preserve pancakes heat

In case you’re serving these for Christmas morning or a winter brunch, you possibly can really make these gingerbread pancakes forward of time and preserve them heat within the oven! Merely place your oven at 200 levels F, add your pancakes to a baking sheet or oven-safe plate, and place them within the oven till you’re able to serve.

The way to freeze pancakes

If you wish to make these more healthy gingerbread pancakes forward of time and serve them at a later date, you possibly can place the pancakes on a baking sheet so that they aren’t touching and place them within the freezer for half-hour (that is referred to as a flash freeze), then place them in freezer secure baggage or containers and freeze for as much as 3 months. As soon as able to reheat, merely add pancakes to a plate and microwave for 30-60 seconds or till heat.

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Extra scrumptious pancake recipes

Get all of our superb waffle & pancake recipes right here!

I hope you’re keen on these straightforward, wholesome gingerbread pancakes! In case you make them make sure to go away a remark & a ranking so I understand how you favored them. Get pleasure from, xo!

Fluffy Gingerbread Pancakes

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Prep Time 10 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 15 minutes

Complete Time 25 minutes

Serves4 servings

Extremely fluffy gingerbread pancakes made with complete wheat flour, heat spices and deliciously candy molasses. These more healthy gingerbread pancakes are dairy free, completely spiced, oh so fluffy and the proper vacation brunch!


  • Dry substances:
  • 1 cup complete wheat pastry flour or white complete wheat flour (or use all goal flour*)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Moist substances:
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup non dairy milk (I used unsweetened almond milk)
  • 2 tablespoons melted & cooled coconut oil or melted butter


  • In a medium bowl, whisk collectively complete wheat pastry flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and salt. Put aside.

  • In a separate massive bowl, whisk collectively the egg, molasses, coconut sugar, vanilla extract and milk. Add dry substances to moist substances and blend with a spoon till simply mixed. Gently stir in melted coconut oil or melted butter. Don’t overmix the batter.

  • Frivolously coat a big nonstick skillet or griddle with coconut oil or butter and place over medium warmth. Drop batter by 1/3 cup onto skillet and unfold out a bit with a spoon if mandatory. Prepare dinner till bubbles seem on high, about 2 minutes.

  • Flip muffins and cook dinner till golden brown on underside, 2 minutes. Wipe the skillet clear and repeat with extra coconut oil (or butter) and remaining batter. You could want to scale back the warmth to medium low or low after the primary batch to stop burning. Serves 4, 2 pancakes every. High with butter and/or pure maple syrup.

Recipe Notes

*In case you use all goal flour and discover that the pancake batter is simply too skinny, be happy so as to add 1-2 tablespoon extra all goal flour.


Serving: 2pancakesEnergy: 253calCarbohydrates: 38.4gProtein: 5.8gFats: 9.6gSaturated Fats: 6.1gFiber: 4.5gSugar: 10.9g

This submit was initially revealed on December thirteenth, 2020, republished on December twenty second, 2021, and republished on December nineteenth, 2023.



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