hot chocolate peppermint pancakes on a plate

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes

Alaina Bullock
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8 pancakes
Calories 115 kcal


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 packets hot chocolate mix
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 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).
    Keyword chocolate, pancakes