Gingerbread Pancakes

This is a recipe that I have been keeping from you for a while now (sorry). It is my favorite pancake recipe because these taste just like a gingerbread cookie! These pancakes are nothing short of amazing when drizzled with pure maple syrup. Magic happens.

Gingerbread Pancakes

A hearty whole wheat pancake that tastes just like a gingerbread cookie! A super sweet treat for breakfast that is sure to start your day off right. 🙂

Makes 4 or 5 pancakes


  • 2 1/3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 flax egg (2 tablespoons ground flax seed + 3 tablespoons warm water)
  • 3 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 2/3 cups soy milk or other non-dairy milk


Heat a non stick skillet on medium heat. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sea salt and spices. In a separate smaller bowl whisk together the ground flax seed with warm water and let sit a few minutes to thicken. Add the sunflower oil, molasses and milk and whisk again until smooth. Add the wet ingredients to the large mixing bowl along with the flour and spices. Pour 1/2 cup of the pancake batter into the heated skillet and spread the pancake around by lifting the pan by the handle and sliding the batter into a five inch large round shape. Cook until small bubbles start to appear through the batter. Flip the pancake over and cook a few minutes more. Repeat to make 4 or 5 pancakes. Serve with vegan margarine and pure maple syrup.

We adore these pancakes!

Today I decided to make the pancakes fun for the girls breakfast by turning them into bear faces.

I made the regular round pancake and added two smaller round drops of pancake batter on top to make two ears.

Autumn said that they looked like Mickey Mouse pancakes!

I also made two smaller round pancakes for the bears snout. Then we just added some chocolate chips for the eyes and nose.

The chocolate chips melt when you put them in the warm pancake so then I just spread them around with my finger to make a larger nose and eyes. Then they looked more like bears. 🙂

Yummy and fun! 🙂