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A stack of hot chocolate pancakes topped with whipped cream

Hot Chocolate Pancakes

These easy and delicious Hot Chocolate Pancakes are a fun and festive way to start the day. They only require a few minutes and a handful of ingredients.
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Course: Breakfast
Keyword: pancakes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 pancakes
Calories: 68kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Krusteaz Buttermilk Pancake Mix
  • 1/2 cup Hot Chocolate Powder (Approximately 2 Packets) Do not make the hot chocolate, just use the dry powder. Do not use sugar-free.
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cup cold water

Instructions

  • Heat pancake griddle to 375°F (medium heat). Lightly grease griddle.
  • Measure mix by lightly spooning it into measuring cup and leveling it off. In a large mixing bowl combine mix, dry hot chocolate powder and cocoa powder. Mix until well combined.
  • Whisk pancake mix and water together. Do not over-mix. Let batter stand 2 minutes. Pour or scoop slightly less than ¼ cup batter per pancake onto griddle.
  • Cook 1-1 1/2 minutes per side. For light and fluffy pancakes, FLIP only once, when tops bubble and bottoms are brown. Serve immediately and top with chocoalte sauce, whipped cream, marshmallows, crushed candy canes, chocolate chips or fruit.

Notes

For thinner pancakes, add more water. For thicker pancakes, add more mix.

Nutrition

Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg
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