Made with hot chocolate, peppermint extract, and chocolate chips, these delicious, light, and fluffy Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes are sure to make any winter morning breakfast better! Put a smile on your little elves' faces with this decadent winter or holiday breakfast treat!
These delicious Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes are an easy, fun, and tasty way to celebrate the holiday season! Your little ones will love the holiday flavor of cocoa and peppermint in these light and fluffy pancakes. Best of all, this breakfast treat can be made in just a few simple steps.
Hot chocolate and peppermint flavors are to winter as Pumpkin Spice is to Fall. And these made-from-scratch homemade Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes are a delicious and simple way to enjoy that chocolatey-minty flavor combo!
In fact, these homemade pancakes are SO good, it doesn't really matter what the occasion. Enjoy them for breakfast or even for brunch. Or for a special holiday morning treat!
Ready to see how to make these easy breakfast pancakes?
How To Make Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes
Making these homemade holiday pancakes isn't any different than making regular made-from-scratch pancakes aside from the addition of hot chocolate mix and peppermint extract. With just five minutes of prep time and fifteen minutes of cooking time, these scrumptious pancakes will be on the table and ready to eat in no time at all. You can find the complete ingredients and instructions in the printable recipe below.
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Ingredients Needed for Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes
This quick and easy homemade pancakes recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delectable breakfast that's perfect for the holidays. All you need is:
- hot chocolate mix
- baking powder
- baking soda
- vegetable oil
- peppermint extract
- mini chocolate chips
- Crushed peppermint, mini marshmallows, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup for garnish (optional)
Homemade Pancakes Instructions
Making these holiday pancakes is incredibly easy. You simply mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl, then add the remaining ingredients. Mix well, then fold in the chocolate chips. Once that's done, you cook the pancakes. In ten to fifteen minutes you'll have a stack of light, fluffy hot chocolate pancakes ready to go!
How you top them off is completely up to you! Drizzle with chocolate syrup. Add a cloud of whipped cream. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candy pieces. Add some mini marshmallows and chocolate chips. The only rule here is to ENJOY!
Peppermint Hot Chocolate Pancake Recipe – Printable
- 1 cup flour
- 2 packets hot chocolate mix
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 1¼ cups milk
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- ½ tsp peppermint extract
- ½ cup mini chocolate chips plus extra for garnish (optional)
For Garnish (optional) – Crushed peppermint, mini marshmallows, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup
- Preheat a skillet or griddle.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and hot chocolate mix.
- Add in the egg, milk, vegetable oil, and peppermint extract. Whisk until just combined.
- Fold in the chocolate chips.
- Grease skillet or griddle with nonstick cooking spray or butter and pour batter onto the hot surface. Cook until the pancake begins to bubble, then flip to cook the other side. Continue until all batter has been used.
- Garnish with mini chocolate chips, mini marshmallows, whipped cream, crushed peppermint candy, and chocolate syrup (optional).
I really hope you enjoy this easy breakfast pancake recipe as much as I did!
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