Easy Gingerbread Pancakes

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


12 pancakes

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Molasses and spices turn an ordinary pancake mix into a special breakfast. These are so easy to make that you can have them any day of the week. —Trina Stewart, Yacolt, Washington
Easy Gingerbread Pancakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups complete pancake mix
  • 4 teaspoons molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • Maple syrup, optional


  1. In a small bowl, combine the pancake mix, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Stir in water just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3 pancakes: 248 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 972mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.