Stacks on Stacks: 10 Sweet and Savory Pancake Recipes

November  5, 2014

The pancake is a blank slate for creativity -- a stackable canvas open to adaptation. And whether you decide to give your flapjacks some heat, a hint of lavender, or a layer of scallions, your pancakes will reflect your artistic mood. 

As a tribute to the pancake, we have compiled 10 recipes that will get your creative juices flowing. And who knows? You may find yourself in the mood to sing out loud or gather your paint brushes while you’re at it. 

Lemony Cream Cheese Pancakes with Blueberries by ENunn

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Multi-Layered Scallion Pancakes by Mandy@ Lady and Pups


Yogurt Pancakes with Pomegranate by Cara Eisenpress


Sweet Potato Parsnip Latkes with Feta and Leeks by deensiebat 


Fruit-Laden, Whole-Grain Pancakes by Nicholas Day


Green Pancakes (Pascadous) by Nicholas Day


 Spicy Chocolate Mousse Crêpe Cake by meganvt01



Kutabi, Azerbaijani Savory Pancakes Filled with Greens and Herbs by Kukla 


Lavender-Chocolate Chunk Pancakes with Crème Frâiche by Fig Test Kitchen 


Savory Masa Corn Cakes with Green Chile, Cheese, and Lime Crema by Zindc

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Raymond October 28, 2015
I'm a "Variety is the spice of Life" kinda Guy....They all look good to Me.
Alfredo D. November 9, 2014
The best pancakes are the simple ones...
Terri C. November 9, 2014
I don't know. I love pancakes, but maybe we should just leave well enough alone :)
Shonagh M. November 7, 2014
This article made me think: the pancake is totally under appreciated!
franneh November 5, 2014