What is your favorite secret ingredient to add to panckes?

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  1. asipple profile image61
    asippleposted 9 years ago

    I like to add cinnamon.

  2. Midasfx profile image60
    Midasfxposted 9 years ago

    Well, I would have to say Blueberries for regular pancakes. But I would also say hot cocoa mix ( just a little bit) to get some chocolate pancakes with chocolate chips! yum! I wish it was breakfast time.... 3 more hours to go.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 9 years ago

    I like cinnamon too, and a dash of vanilla.

    going to try danielcarters pumpkin recipe for breakfast thanksgiving morning.

  4. asipple profile image61
    asippleposted 9 years ago

    Vanilla sounds good too. Never thought to try cocoa mix. Sounds tasty. I've used chocolate chips before.

  5. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 9 years ago

    coconut is also yum.

  6. maudine_05 profile image60
    maudine_05posted 9 years ago

    To me it came as an accident when I had 2 over ripe bananas and experimented and add it in my pancake mix, to my surprise my kids loved it!

  7. Hope Wilbanks profile image76
    Hope Wilbanksposted 9 years ago

    Food coloring! wink

  8. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    Apple, All Spice & Cinnamon

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image58
    Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years ago


    1. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this


      I like fresh blueberries with the pancake

  10. asipple profile image61
    asippleposted 9 years ago

    I've put rocky road ice cream on my pancakes.

  11. profile image0
    lyricsingrayposted 9 years ago

    milk, lots of milk big_smile

  12. profile image0
    Justine76posted 9 years ago

    My husband makes "Elvis Pancakes" bacon, cheese(thats for me) and blueberries!!!

  13. Ivorwen profile image70
    Ivorwenposted 9 years ago

    I like using an equal combination of white flour, whole wheat flour and cornmeal to make my pancakes, with a dash of vanilla, then fry them up in a bit of bacon grease.

    They are good enough to eat without syrup or jelly.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image58
      Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds fantastic.

    2. profile image0
      Justine76posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      baking powder or soda? eggs? milk or water? ever try buckwheat?

      1. Ivorwen profile image70
        Ivorwenposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Soda, lemon juice, milk for breakfast, water when they are a side dish (served with stew), eggs and salt. 

        I have not tried buckwheat, thought I have used barley and/or wheat malt. (use hop tea for a beer like flavor)

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          Justine76posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          mmmm, thanks. smile  i have made them with beer instead of milk, I have a recipe somewhere. I laughed soo hard, the description said....Beer Cakes..for when you want pancakes but your out of milk...but they are yummy.

  14. Jane@CM profile image61
    Jane@CMposted 9 years ago

    For my kids, its chocolate chips lol

  15. h.a.borcich profile image59
    h.a.borcichposted 9 years ago

    I keep a cannister of very fine sugar with a vanilla bean it in. It is the sugar I use to bake pastries and pancakes - and it smells like a bakery when I use it smile

  16. althea_m profile image60
    althea_mposted 9 years ago

    I add plain or vanilla yogurt and almond milk.

  17. profile image0
    lynnechandlerposted 9 years ago

    Bananas and nutmeg.

    1. mega1 profile image75
      mega1posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      ditto the nutmeg - and sliced fresh white peaches mmmmmmmm!

  18. europewalker profile image74
    europewalkerposted 9 years ago

    apples and cinnamon

  19. TINA V profile image74
    TINA Vposted 9 years ago

    I like to add cinnamon powder, vanilla or almond flavoring, apple sauce, whip cream . . . oh my goodness, these are all fattening!  :-)

    Enjoy your pancakes!

  20. profile image0
    zampanoposted 9 years ago

    orange zest

  21. croeback profile image63
    croebackposted 9 years ago

    I like to add root beer, vanilla, and cinnamon. Then reduce some root beer to use as a syrup. Its really yummy and a nice little twist to enjoy smile

    1. susansisk profile image87
      susansiskposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I never heard of root beer in pancakes.  I will have to give it a try.

  22. crazyhorsesghost profile image74
    crazyhorsesghostposted 9 years ago

    If you like sweet potatoes then adding fine grated sweet potatoes to your pancakes makes them so delicious. You will want to peel and grate your sweet potatoes and then brown them in butter before adding them to the pancake batter.

  23. AEvans profile image79
    AEvansposted 9 years ago


  24. Ms.Lavae profile image67
    Ms.Lavaeposted 9 years ago

    i like to add vanilla extract cinnamon and syrup in my batter.

  25. skristoff profile image60
    skristoffposted 9 years ago

    This isn't in the pancakes, but rather on the pancakes....I have to have real maple syrup and real butter.  No fake syrups and no margarine.

  26. susansisk profile image87
    susansiskposted 9 years ago

    We like to add fruit.  Especially bananas, blueberries, or apples.  Also a few pecans are good.  Then top with some Cool Whip.


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