We LOVE pancakes around here, and chocolate pancakes are at the top of my family’s request list. This delicious recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes is perfect for the holiday season. The amount of peppermint flavor can be mild or strong, that’s totally up to you. I don’t know about you but I think waking up to chocolate pancakes is about as good as it gets!
My girls are both big pancake eaters. At almost any time you can find pancakes in my freezer, ready and waiting to become a fast weekday breakfast for my girls. While I make all kinds of pancakes, the chocolate pancakes are king to my kids. I make chocolate pancakes often, so I thought I would shake it up for the holidays and bring some peppermint to the pancake party.
You can go a few ways when it comes to the peppermint on these. You can go full out and use peppermint extract IN your pancake batter, or you can bring the peppermint by sprinkling crushed candy canes on top when serving your pancakes. That’s totally your call (though I’m pretty sure that if Elves are involved, LOTS of candy canes would be required). I’m a “touch of peppermint” person, so I prefer to have Click for more