Homemade pancakes are a delightful way to start the day, but if you like the taste of cinnamon, they can be even better. By simply stirring cinnamon chips into the batter, it’s easy to add spicy flavor to a stack of tender pancakes.
Ideal for a Mother’s Day celebration or a leisurely weekend breakfast, this recipe for Cinnamon Chip Pancakes is a family-pleasing favorite. Look for bags of cinnamon chips in the baking aisle of most large supermarkets. Aromatic and delicious, they can be added to a variety of recipes such as breads, cakes, and cookies.
Keep a stash of cinnamon chips on hand along with other pantry staples, and you will be able to whip up a batch of mouthwatering pancakes in no time.
CINNAMON CHIP PANCAKES
2 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, melted
Vegetable oil, for griddle (optional)
3/4 cup cinnamon chips
Pure maple syrup
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add milk and eggs; whisk just until combined. Stir in butter. Heat griddle to 375 degrees or set a heavy skillet over medium heat. Lightly brush griddle or skillet with vegetable oil, if necessary. Gently fold in cinnamon chips. Working in batches, ladle 1/4 cup batter onto griddle. Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges are slightly dry, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn pancakes over; cook until bottoms are golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with maple syrup. Makes 6 servings.