I’m so psyched to deliver you fluffy, cozy, beautifully spiced gingerbread pancakes for your vacation morning brunch. I know we are not all celebrating like we commonly would, but it is critical to nevertheless take a minute to link, get resourceful and make something fulfilling (and mouth watering!). These fluffy gingerbread pancakes made me so ridiculously joyful, in particular when drizzled with pure maple syrup and paired with a cup of espresso. 

So here’s what I want you to do: make by yourself a exciting brunch which include these pancakes (probably with a aspect of these turkey breakfast patties + crispy breakfast potatoes), throw on Household By yourself, The Grinch or Santa Claus, and sip a little something warm whilst you are wrapped in a blanket. Delight in your day. You ought to have to!

Now let us get to the deliciousness…

What you are going to need to have to make gingerbread pancakes

These more healthy gingerbread pancakes are packed with mouth watering, cozy flavors with out making use of any refined sugars. We’re trying to keep them complete wheat nevertheless however oh so properly fluffy! Here’s what you want to make them:

  • Flour: I utilised entire wheat pastry flour to give these pancakes a healthful dose of entire grains.
  • Baking staples: you will want to add baking powder (not soda) to continue to keep these pancakes fluffy, and a bit of salt & vanilla extract for flavor.
  • Cozy spices: we’re making use of cinnamon, ground ginger and allspice to give these gingerbread pancakes that heat cozy flavor.
  • Eggs: you’ll will need 1 egg in this pancake recipe.
  • Sweeteners: we’re utilizing some organic and natural molasses and coconut sugar to in a natural way sweeten these gingerbread pancakes. Just a couple tablespoons to get them perfectly flavored.
  • Milk: sense free of charge to use any milk you’d like (I commonly use dairy totally free) to increase humidity to the batter.
  • Toppings & mix-ins: these fluffy gingerbread pancakes are mouth watering topped with pure maple syrup, whipped cream and even candied nuts! Experience absolutely free to combine in some nuts or even chocolate chips.

pouring molasses into a bowl for gingerbread pancakes

The magic + well being advantage of molasses

If you have by no means baked with molasses in advance of you are in for a Deal with for the reason that it is:

  • Naturally packed with iron, vitamin B6, potassium, calcium and magnesium. In simple fact, did you know that 1 tablespoon of molasses has 20% of your day-to-day iron requires?
  • Astounding in baked items and even savory marinades, BBQ sauces and chilis!
  • Fantastic for earning ginger cookies, gingerbread and normally a holiday break baking staple in my cabinet.

healthy gingerbread pancakes in a stack on a plate

Tips for building gingerbread pancakes

Be confident to get all of my recommendations & tricks for earning the best pancakes (as well as a movie) here! For the basics, keep in mind these:

  • When you’ve melted your coconut oil make certain it’s cool to the contact (not scorching) before mixing it in with the other ingredients, or else it will coagulate the egg. You can also experience no cost to use melted butter!
  • Do not overmix your batter! This will consequence in a gummy pancake texture.
  • Cook dinner your pancakes in excess of medium heat so that they cook evenly. If you flip your pancakes and they look to be cooking also speedy, come to feel no cost to reduce the temp to medium-low so that they do not melt away.

top-down view of a stack of ginger pancakes with butter and maple syrup

How to preserve pancakes heat

If you are serving these for Christmas morning or a winter brunch, you can basically make these gingerbread pancakes forward of time and retain them warm in the oven! Just location your oven at 200 levels F, incorporate your pancakes to a baking sheet or oven-safe plate, and position them in the oven right until you are prepared to provide.

How to freeze pancakes

If you want to make these more healthy gingerbread pancakes forward of time and provide them at a later day, you can spot the pancakes on a baking sheet so they aren’t touching and area them in the freezer for 30 minutes (this is named a flash freeze), then place them in freezer secure luggage or containers and freeze for up to 3 months. Once ready to reheat, simply add pancakes to a plate and microwave for 30-60 seconds or until finally warm.

stack of gingerbread pancakes on a plate with a bite cut out

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I hope you like these easy, nutritious gingerbread pancakes! If you make them be positive to leave a comment & a rating so I know how you preferred them. Appreciate, xo!

This article was originally printed on December 13th, 2020, and republished on December 22nd, 2021.