Stack of American pancakes with blueberries and maple syrup drizzle

American pancake recipes

42 Recipes

Whether you're celebrating Pancake Day or making brunch, our American-style pancakes are the perfect treat. Serve them with syrup, fruit or any other toppings you fancy.

436 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are an American classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
55 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These American-style pancakes are easier to make than traditional ones

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try pancakes with a sweet, crunchy peanut butter sauce – perfect for Pancake Day, a weekend brunch or even dessert

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
219 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Easy, American-style, fluffy pancakes are great for feeding a crowd at breakfast or brunch. Top with something sweet like fruit, jam or syrup, or rashers of crispy bacon.

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these cinnamon roll pancakes for breakfast or brunch with caramel yogurt and maple syrup. They also make an inspired dessert for Pancake Day

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Fluffy American-style pancakes are a blank canvas for toppings like blueberries and bacon – great for breakfast in bed. Why not get the kids to help?

30 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

You'll flip over these next level fluffy American pancakes – the perfect indulgent brunch treat. Serve with our tangy cherry syrup and irresistible maple syrup and bacon

40 mins
Easy
37 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make this great base for vegan pancakes: use your favourite plant-based milk, and add vegan choc chips, blueberries, or anything else you fancy

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to a lazy brunch with these American-style fluffy pancakes with pancetta and maple drizzle

40 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These fluffy, American-style pancakes have a hidden chocolatey centre and soak up the maple syrup like sponges 

55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try an indulgent twist on a classic breakfast dish with our eggs benedict pancakes. This easy but impressive stack makes a filling brunch for a crowd

30 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make these foolproof dairy and egg-free banana pancakes. A guaranteed crowd pleaser with a fluffy, light texture, you'd never know they’re vegan 

22 mins
Easy
Vegan
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's savoury fritters make a great brunch item and have the fluffiness of American pancakes

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your brunch a caffeine boost with our espresso martini pancakes. This boozy, cocktail-inspired breakfast treat is perfect for entertaining friends

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in a stack of our ultra-indulgent lemon drizzle pancakes, inspired by our favourite classic bake. These are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These American-style pancakes are best made fresh and served up for brunch

50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These sweet, fluffy, American-style pancakes are packed full of chocolate chips. Serve with a scoop of whipped cream or ice cream for a winning family treat

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Turn overripe, blackened bananas into sweet and fluffy American-style pancakes. Serve with syrup and crunchy, toasted pecan nuts as a delicious brunch treat

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Get kids to help prepare a batch of American-style pancakes. The zesty-berry topping makes these a healthy brunch option

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These spiced, American-style pancakes make a deliciously decadent yet easy to make brunch

40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these pancakes using leftover porridge for an easy breakfast. Serve with berries and yogurt and a drizzle of honey or maple syrup 

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Stephen Mangan's easy breakfast pancakes are great for getting kids into cooking, and they're healthier with the addition of agave syrup rather than sugar,  and chopped mixed nuts

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect pancakes for a leisurely brunch and healthier than most bought versions

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Silken tofu is the secret to making a stack of fluffy, thick, American-style vegan pancakes without gluten, eggs or dairy

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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