Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Let’s be real. Sometimes indulging in chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast is a good thing.
I love pancakes but I don’t eat them often. However, I do make them often. Ken loves pancakes and often requests them for breakfast. Sometimes I make plain pancakes, sometimes I make blueberry pancakes and sometimes I make chocolate chip pancakes. They’re always homemade and when Ken requests them, I stick to a classic pancake recipe rather than reaching for the healthier ingredients. I’ve made them with whole wheat flour, without egg and even gluten free but none of them compare to a classic pancake recipe. The boy knows what he likes.
 Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

These pancakes taste very similar to the homemade pancakes my mom made when I was a kid. I don’t remember her ever putting chocolate chips in the pancakes but that’s okay. Pancakes sans chocolate chips didn’t ruin my childhood.
These pancakes are easy to make and only require one bowl for mixing. Use a measuring cup to measure out the batter or do what I do – eyeball it. Top each pancake with a sliver of your favorite spread – butter or non-dairy spread. Drizzle the stack with pure maple syrup. It’s the best syrup around. ♥︎
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
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Serves: 6-8 pancakes
  • 1 C all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 C milk (can use coconut, almond or dairy milk)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ C mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Add the In a separate mixing egg, milk, vanilla extract and vegetable oil and stir until combined but lumpy.
  2. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray. Pour ¼ cup of batter for each pancake onto the skillet. When the top starts to get bubbly, flip over and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  4. Top with powdered sugar and serve with pure maple syrup, if desired.
Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes
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  3. Kaylynn Zoe says

    GRITS! SOOO good! I love them with some agave nectar, but the other day my husband made some bacon cheddar garlic grits that were to DIE for.
    What's your fav kind of grit?

  4. says

    These pancakes look tasty. But, I'm with you … Grits! Cheesy bacon grits or grits with an extreme amount of butter. I am a California girl but I spent a bit of time living in Georgia. I miss being able to get some good grits.

  5. Wandi says

    Hello! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I made these pancakes today, but I didn’t have milk, so I use half & half and canola oil. Also added a little more vanilla. They were fluffy and good! Thanks!

  6. Jewels says

    These really are the best pancakes I’ve ever made. I’ve used this recipe twice and they always come out picture perfect and amazingly delicious!


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