Gingerbread Pancakes

They were as delicious as they look in the photograph.  My family went nuts for these simple little pancakes…and your family will too.
I found this method on Pinterest (of course!) where you take a box of cake mix and turn it into pancake batter.  I was totally intrigued!  I used a box of spice cake mix and added ground ginger but you could use red velvet cake mix, lemon cake mix, chocolate cake mix, carrot cake mix…the possibilities are endless!  This is such a clever method!

Shopping List
1 box of spice cake mix
1 tablespoon ground ginger (only if you’re making gingerbread pancakes)
1/2 cup flour
2 eggs
2 cups milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil

Preheat your griddle to medium-high.

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with a whisk.

Ladle pancake batter on to greased (I used Pam) griddle and let sit until you see bubbles rise up.  Once they get bubbly, flip them over and cook the other side.  It only takes about 4 minutes to cook them total.

Keep ladling and flipping your pancakes until the batter is gone.  This recipe yields about 18 pancakes.

Top pancakes with your favorite maple syrup.

It’s simple methods like this one that make breakfast more fun, more special and so much simpler for busy moms.

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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} November 13, 2013 at 11:15 am

    I. LOVE. GINGERBREAD. Like I really really really love gingerbread. I want at least 3 of these pancakes RIGHT NOW.

  • April Parrish November 13, 2013 at 11:59 am

    These sound heavenly! Can't wait to try these!

  • Jenny Rackers November 13, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    I'm going to do these with the red velvet for the day our elf on the shelf comes to visit after Thanksgiving! I made your apple spice cobbler on Sunday and it was my son's favorite dessert ever!

  • Lizzy T November 13, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Hey there! So glad you liked our recipe! And I LOVE the idea of using a Gingerbread Cake Mix!! Can't wait to try it:)
    Julie & Maddie

  • Andrea D. November 13, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    I will definitly be trying these this weekend! Thanks for the great idea!

  • Jaren November 13, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Love the idea of using a box of cake mix!!