20 Scrumptious Christmas Pancakes the Family Will Love

Jill Holtz

November 24, 2020

Christmas pancakes

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Nothing beats a stack of delicious warm pancakes for breakfast. Get into the festive spirit with these amazing Christmas pancakes that will turn any breakfast into a phenomenal North Pole feast!

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Have a holly, jolly holiday with some show-stopping Christmas pancakes that will transform breakfast into a truly memorable occasion!

It may be the most important meal of the day, but when you dish these creations up it will also be the most fun!

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Christmas Pancakes for a Festive Breakfast

Christmas Tree Pancake Stack

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Image: Betty Crocker

This Christmas tree pancake stack from Betty Crocker would give the Christmas morning table a real wow factor! Add green food colour to your pancake mix and decorate with edible glitter and sugar stars.

Strawberry Santa


This is super cute, decorating a pancake with strawberries and cream to make a delicious strawberry Santa pancake that every child would be delighted to eat on Christmas Day!

All you need is whipped cream, strawberries and a drizzle of chocolate sauce.

Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Image: Siempre Navidad

Make a Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer with one big pancake for his head, a smaller one for his nose, and two even smaller ones (or two pancake halves) for his ears.

Siempre Navidad did a great job with this one, complete with a strawberry for his red nose, some whipped cream and chocolate buttons for eyes, and bacon antlers!

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Christmas Tree Pancake

christmas pancakesWith a spot of green food colouring, make your pancakes and then fold them into quarters and stack them with a sausage for a trunk and some decorations like smarties for baubles. Add a skoosh (technical term!) of whipped cream for the star and, hey presto, you have a Christmas tree pancake just like this one we found on Pinterest!

Banana Strawberry Santa Pancake

christmas pancakesI love this banana strawberry Santa pancake we found on Pinterest. Just decorate the pancake with strawberry halves for the hat, banana slices for the beard, and blueberries and raspberry for the eyes and mouth. Simple but very effective!

Snowman Pancakes

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Image: Fruit Bouquets

These smiling snowman pancakes from Fruit Bouquets would turn any morning into a great day!

Penguin Pancakes

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Image: Listotic

Isn’t he adorable?! Nutella, icing sugar, marshmallows and strawberries transform a simple pancake into this adorably festive Christmas pancake.

Gingerbread Man Pancakes

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Image: Edible Crafts

This idea for gingerbread man pancakes from Edible Crafts is really effective!

Use a gingerbread man cookie cutter to cut the shape out of one of the pancakes. On the other pancake, spread Nutella or chocolate spread over the top. Place the cutout pancake on top to reveal the chocolate Gingerbread man.

Mini Santa Hat Pancakes

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Image: Savor and Savvy

Not only are these Santa pancake skewers from Savor and Savvy the cutest thing ever, but they also only take a handful of ingredients.

Grinch Pancakes

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Image: Hungry Happenings

Savour every bite of these fluffy green Grinch pancakes from Hungry Happenings, topped with a sweet and silky cream cheese icing and a swirl of perfectly flavoured green whipped cream.

Banana Pancake Snowmen


Image: Taste of Home

Both kids and adults will love these yummy snowman pancakes on Taste of Home. Invite your little ones to help decorate their snowmen and they’ll jump out of bed in a hurry!

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North Pole Pancakes

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Image: Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

These North Pole pancakes from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons will show you the way straight to empty plates!

Snowflake Pancakes

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Image: What’s For Dinner, Gena

Try your hand at some pancake art with these snowflake pancakes from What’s For Dinner Gena. Remember, no two snowflakes are the same so just get creative!

Gingerbread Men Pancakes

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Image: McCormick

These gingerbread men pancakes from McCormick take everything you love about their cookie cousin – ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg – and wrap it up in one fluffy pancake!

Gingerbread Pancakes

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Image: BBC GoodFood

Skip the gingerbread man cutters and instead opt for the flavour – the smell alone is pure Christmas! Gingerbread pancakes, like these ones from BBC GoodFood are a real seasonal treat.

Christmas Pancake Tutorial

Check out Minnesota Cold’s tutorial to learn how to create 12 different Christmas pancakes – Santa, Ornament, Mitten, Christmas Tree, Candy Cane, Stocking, Holly, Santa’s Hat, Gingerbread Man, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Snowman, and Snowflake.

Eggnog Pancakes with Maple Cranberry Syrup


Image: Grandbaby Cakes

This recipe for eggnog pancakes from Grandbaby Cakes has to be the ultimate recipe for Christmas pancakes!

Not only is eggnog the consistency of buttermilk, lending itself perfectly to pancake making, but the spices combined with the special cranberry maple syrup will make the pancakes taste really Christmassy.

Cranberry Orange Pancakes

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Image: Taste of Home

As special as the holidays, these fluffy cranberry orange pancakes from Taste of Home are drop-dead gorgeous, ready in minutes and brimming with sweet, tart and tangy flavour.

Funfetti Christmas Pancakes

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Image: Easy Family Recipe Ideas

If you’re looking for a super tasty breakfast to kickstart the day, you can’t go wrong with these funfetti Christmas pancakes. Simple, easy and delicious – it will be hard to share them!

Christmas Tree Pancakes

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Image: Berry World

Choose a thinner, crepe-style to create these Christmas tree pancakes. Berry World use blueberries as a garland, raspberries as a star and a base with strawberries and blackberry.

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Have your say! Do you create festive breakfasts or make Christmas pancakes? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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