Easy and fluffy Apple Pancakes recipe! This is one of my family’s favorite breakfast meals because it tastes like apple pie! I always make this quick recipe during apple picking season!
Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
What’s not to love about these easy to make pancakes? They’re easy to make, fluffy to serve and delicious because they taste just like apple pie!
The recipe uses 1 cup of finely chopped apples that gets mixed in with the batter. This guantees that each bite has a little bit of apple in it! During the Fall, I love the combo of apple and cinnamon, so these pancakes are so delicious to me!
Best Apple Recipes
Every year we take a trip to Upstate New York to a family owned apple orchard. There we walk up and down the rows, picking and tasting the apples. I always love to go apple picking because it gives me the chance to try new varieties. This year, Enceladus was able to taste some apples too! Sure sure did love eating her apples!
And so every year we’re left with a giant bag of apples, ready to be eaten and enjoyed! We do our fair share of snacking and baking with them, we especially love apple pie cookies, apple brownies, apple waffles and apple chips. While craving some weekend pancakes, I decided to bring together the worlds of breakfast and pies together to make these Apple Pie Pancakes!
Apple Pancakes Recipe
First, grab your beautiful apples. You can use your favorite type of apple for this recipe, but usually I use Gala or Ruby Frost (my favorite apple!).
You’ll need 1 cup of finely diced apples, which is about 1-2 apples depending on their size. There’s no need to peel the apples, just chop them up!
In a large bowl, gather your dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. You can even add a pinch of nutmeg if you want to up the “Fall” flavor in these pancakes!
Next, add your finely chopped apples into the batter.
Use a spoon to gently mix the apples around.
Pour about 1/3 cup of batter onto a hot griddle/pan, waiting about 2 minutes, and then flipping to the other side for 2 minutes. If you want to do toddler sized pancakes, I use about 1/8 cup of batter.
And just like that you have delicious Apple Pie pancakes to serve to your family (and yourself!).
Make sure to serve with a generous amount of maple syrup on top!
Can you freeze these pancakes? Yes!
These pancakes freeze great, so often I will make a double batch, one to eat and one to freeze. I tend to make these for my 1 year old often, freezing them to serve her for breakfast. To defrost I just remove from the freezer and microwave for about 30 seconds. Make sure they’re not too hot before serving.
Enjoy these Apple Pie Pancakes!
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- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup finely chopped apples
- Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a bowl in a large bowl.
- In another bowl mix together milk, egg, oil and vanilla until combined.
- Pour wet mixture into dry mixture bowl. Mix until completely combined. Add in chopped apples and stir with spoon.
- Pour 1/3 cup of batter for each pancake on pan, over medium high heat. Cook pancakes until golden brown and then flip to the other side, about 2 minutes on each side.
- Serve hot with maple syrup.