Carrot Cake Pancakes

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If you’re a fan of carrot cake, then you’ll love these Carrot Cake Pancakes. They are like having dessert for breakfast! In this recipe, grated carrots, cinnamon, and nutmeg are blended into a pancake batter, then cooked up to perfection. Once they are ready, top them with Cream Cheese-Maple Syrup for the ultimate carrot cake experience.


Table of Contents

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • Cream cheese-maple syrup, for topping


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, and melted butter.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.
  4. Stir in the grated carrots.
  5. Heat a nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Working in batches, pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto the skillet for each pancake.
  6. Cook until bubbles form on the surface of the pancake and the bottom is golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  7. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes more.
  8. Transfer the pancakes to a plate and repeat with the remaining batter.
  9. Top the pancakes with Cream Cheese-Maple Syrup and serve.

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cream Cheese-Maple Syrup

These Carrot Cake Pancakes make for a delicious and unique breakfast treat. They are perfect for any occasion, from a lazy weekend brunch to a special birthday breakfast. The grated carrots add a subtle sweetness and a slight crunch to the pancakes, while the cinnamon and nutmeg provide that classic carrot cake flavor.

To take these pancakes to the next level, top them with cream cheese-maple syrup. The tangy cream cheese pairs perfectly with the sweet pancakes and adds a decadent touch. You may even want to double the recipe, as these pancakes are sure to be a hit with everyone at the breakfast table!

In conclusion, these Carrot Cake Pancakes are a must-try for any pancake lover or carrot cake enthusiast. They are easy to make and come together quickly, making them a great breakfast option for busy mornings. Give them a try and see for yourself just how delicious breakfast can be!

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