Recipes

16 Pancakes, Waffles, Crepes, & French Toasts

“Why would anyone eat anything besides breakfast food?” – Leslie Knope

1. Healthy Banana Pancakes

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup quick-cook oats(70 g)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation

  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in eggs and vanilla until well combined, then mix in oats and cinnamon.
  2. Heat a skillet to medium and add in a scoop* of the pancake batter. Smooth out to form an even layer. Cook for about 2-3 minutes until you start to see bubbles releasing from the top of the batter. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Garnish your pancakes with your favorite toppings! We used banana slices, chopped walnuts & maple syrup.
  4. *Note: Use ½ cup (65) for scooping the batter to yield 4 thicker pancakes; Use ⅓ cup (40 g) to yield 6 smaller pancakes.
  5. Enjoy!

2. Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes


Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup peanut butter(60 g)
  • ½ cup oats(50 g)
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips(45 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in eggs and peanut butter until well combined, then mix in remaining ingredients.
  2. Heat a skillet to medium and add in a scoop of the pancake batter. Smooth out to form an even layer. Cook for about 2-3 minutes until you start to see bubbles releasing from the top of the batter. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Garnish your pancakes with your favorite toppings! We used banana slices, dark chocolate chips, and maple syrup.
  4. Enjoy!

3. Healthy Dark Chocolate Pancakes

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup quick-cook oats(70 g)
  • 2 tablespoons dark cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips(50 g)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in eggs until well combined, then mix in remaining ingredients.
  2. Heat a skillet to medium and add in a scoop of the pancake batter. Smooth out to form an even layer. Cook for about 2-3 minutes until you start to see bubbles releasing from the top of the batter. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Garnish your pancakes with your favorite toppings! We used fresh strawberries and maple syrup.
  4. Enjoy!

4. Healthy Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup quick-cook oats(70 g)
  • ½ cup blueberry(50 g)

Preparation

  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in eggs and vanilla until well combined, then mix in oats. Fold in blueberries carefully.
  2. Heat a skillet to medium and add in a scoop of the pancake batter. Smooth out to form an even layer. Cook for about 2-3 minutes until you start to see bubbles releasing from the top of the batter. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Garnish your pancakes with your favorite toppings! (We used Greek yogurt, granola, fresh blueberries, and maple syrup.
  4. Enjoy!

5. Pizza Waffles

Ingredients

for 4 waffles

  • 14 oz pizza dough(395 g), 1 tube, or homemade pizza dough
  • 4 tablespoons marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese(100 g)
  • 12 slices pepperoni

Preparation

  1. Slice the pizza dough into 8 equal pieces, then press each piece flat.
  2. Place 4 pieces of dough into a preheated, greased waffle iron.
  3. Spread one tablespoon of marinara, ¼ cup (25 grams) of mozzarella, and 3 slices of pepperoni on each piece of dough.
  4. Top with the 4 remaining pieces of dough and seal.
  5. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until golden brown, then serve.
  6. Enjoy!

6. Box Brownie Waffle Sundae

Ingredients

for 8 servings

  • 1 box brownie mix, prepared according to package instructions
  • vanilla ice cream
  • caramel sauce

Preparation

  1. Place 4 large dollops of brownie batter in a preheated, greased waffle iron.
  2. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until brownies are semi-firm to the touch.
  3. Serve with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.
  4. Enjoy!

7. Ham & Cheese Panini Waffle

Ingredients

for 1 serving

  • 2 slices sourdough bread
  • 3 eggs, scrambled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 slices ham
  • 3 slices provolone cheese

Preparation

  1. Place a slice of bread in a preheated, greased waffle iron. Spread the eggs evenly on top.
  2. Sprinkle the chives over the eggs. Top with the ham, followed by the cheese.
  3. Place the second slice of bread on top.
  4. Cook for 3-5 minutes, until cheese is melted and the bread is golden brown, then serve.
  5. Enjoy!

8. Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 7 oz cinnamon roll dough(400 g), 1 tube, with icing

Preparation

  1. Place 4 cinnamon rolls in a preheated, greased waffle iron.
  2. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown.
  3. Serve with the reserved icing.
  4. Enjoy!

9. Caramel Banana Crepes

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour(250 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter(60 g), melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk(700 mL)
  • ½ cup butter(115 g)
  • 1 cup brown sugar(220 g)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • whipped cream, as desired
  • caramel sauce, as desired

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs, butter, and sugar, stirring until ingredients are slightly mixed.
  2. Add the milk ½ cup (120 ml) at a time, stirring vigorously, making sure the milk is completely incorporated into the batter and that the batter is smooth before adding more milk.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the milk. The batter should be very liquidy and have no lumps.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, pour ⅓ cup (95 grams) of the batter in the center and swirl the batter around the edges of the pan until set.
  5. To know when the crepe is ready to flip, lift up one of the edges about ⅓ of the way. The bottom side should be golden brown. Flip the crepe.
  6. Cook until the edges are starting to slightly crisp.
  7. Remove from heat and cover with a paper towel to make sure the crepes stay moist.
  8. In a pan over medium heat, mix the brown sugar and butter until slightly bubbling.
  9. Add the cinnamon and bananas, stirring until bananas are evenly coated with the caramel.
  10. Remove from heat and cool.
  11. Spread half of the banana mixture on half of one crepe.
  12. Fold the other half of the crepe on top of the bananas, then fold the crepe in half.
  13. Repeat with the other crepe.
  14. Serve with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce.
  15. Enjoy!

10. Berry Cheesecake Crepes

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour(250 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter(55 g), melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk(705 mL)
  • 1 cup raspberry(125 g)
  • 1 cup blueberry(100 g)
  • 1 cup blackberry(150 g)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sugar(50 g)
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar(40 g)
  • 8 oz cream cheese(225 g), 1 block, softened
  • powdered sugar, to garnish

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs, butter, and sugar, stirring until ingredients are slightly mixed.
  2. Add the milk ½ cup (120 ml) at a time, stirring vigorously, making sure the milk is completely incorporated into the batter and that the batter is smooth before adding more milk.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the milk. The batter should be very liquidy and have no lumps.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, pour ⅓ cup (95 g) of the batter in the center and swirl the batter around the edges of the pan until set.
  5. To know when the crepe is ready to flip, lift up one of the edges about ⅓ of the way. The bottom side should be golden brown. Flip the crepe.
  6. Cook until the edges are starting to slightly crisp.
  7. Remove from heat and cover with a paper towel to make sure the crepes stay moist.
  8. In a pot over medium heat, combine all the berries with the lemon juice and the sugar, stirring until the mixture comes to a boil.
  9. Cook for about 2 minutes, then remove from heat and cool completely.
  10. Mix the cream cheese with the powdered sugar until smooth.
  11. Spread half of the cream cheese mixture on one side of the crepe.
  12. Spread half of the berries on top of the cream cheese.
  13. Fold the crepe over the berries, then fold in half.
  14. Repeat with the other crepe.
  15. Serve with powdered sugar.
  16. Enjoy!

11. S’mores Crepes

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour(250 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter(55 g), melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk(720 mL)
  • graham cracker, as desired
  • chocolate, as desired
  • marshmallow, as desired
  • chocolate syrup, to garnish

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs, butter, and sugar, stirring until ingredients are slightly mixed.
  2. Add the milk ½ cup (120 ml) at a time, stirring vigorously, making sure the milk is completely incorporated into the batter and that the batter is smooth before adding more milk.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the milk. The batter should be very liquidy and have no lumps.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, pour ⅓ cup (95 g) of the batter in the center and swirl the batter around the edges of the pan until set.
  5. To know when the crepe is ready to flip, lift up one of the edges about ⅓ of the way. The bottom side should be golden brown. Flip the crepe.
  6. Cook until the edges are starting to slightly crisp.
  7. Remove from heat and cover with a paper towel to make sure the crepes stay moist.
  8. Add graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows to crepe. Fold crepe over twice.
  9. Bake at 350˚F (175˚C) for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and cool.
  11. Serve with chocolate syrup and crumbled graham crackers.
  12. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour(250 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter(55 g), melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk(720 mL)
  • graham cracker, as desired
  • chocolate, as desired
  • marshmallow, as desired
  • chocolate syrup, to garnish

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs, butter, and sugar, stirring until ingredients are slightly mixed.
  2. Add the milk ½ cup (120 ml) at a time, stirring vigorously, making sure the milk is completely incorporated into the batter and that the batter is smooth before adding more milk.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the milk. The batter should be very liquidy and have no lumps.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, pour ⅓ cup (95 g) of the batter in the center and swirl the batter around the edges of the pan until set.
  5. To know when the crepe is ready to flip, lift up one of the edges about ⅓ of the way. The bottom side should be golden brown. Flip the crepe.
  6. Cook until the edges are starting to slightly crisp.
  7. Remove from heat and cover with a paper towel to make sure the crepes stay moist.
  8. Add graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows to crepe. Fold crepe over twice.
  9. Bake at 350˚F (175˚C) for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and cool.
  11. Serve with chocolate syrup and crumbled graham crackers.
  12. Enjoy!

12. Chocolate Strawberry Crepes

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour(250 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter(55 g), melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 cups milk(720 mL)
  • ½ cup hazelnut spread(115 g)
  • 10 strawberries, sliced
  • powdered sugar, to garnish

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs, butter, and sugar, stirring until ingredients are slightly mixed.
  2. Add the milk ½ cup (120 ml) at a time, stirring vigorously, making sure the milk is completely incorporated into the batter and that the batter is smooth before adding more milk.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the milk. The batter should be very liquidy and have no lumps.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, pour ⅓ cup (95 grams) of the batter in the center and swirl the batter around the edges of the pan until set.
  5. To know when the crepe is ready to flip, lift up one of the edges about ⅓ of the way. The bottom side should be golden brown. Flip the crepe.
  6. Cook until the edges are starting to slightly crisp.
  7. Remove from heat and cover with a paper towel to make sure the crepes stay moist.
  8. Spread half of the chocolate hazelnut spread on half of the crepe.
  9. Lay half of the strawberries on the chocolate spread.
  10. Fold the other half of the crepe on top of the strawberries, then fold the crepe in half.
  11. Repeat with the other crepe.
  12. Enjoy!

13. Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 4 slices bread

EGG WASH

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk(240 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

FILLING

  • 4 oz cream cheese(115 g), warmed, for spreading
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¾ cup heavy cream(180 mL), optional
  • 1 ½ cups strawberry(225 g), diced, divided
  • ⅓ cup of sugar

TOPPING

  • confectioners sugar
  • maple syrup

Preparation

  1. Whisk eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk together in a medium-large bowl to create an egg wash.
  2. In medium bowl mix cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, lemon juice and heavy cream (optional).
  3. Take 2 slices of bread and spread the mixture on both.
  4. Press sliced strawberries on both slices & press together.
  5. Dunk in egg wash.
  6. Melt butter in a skillet on medium-low heat and cook bread for 2-3 minutes or until crumbs are crispy and bread is more solid.
  7. Stack and garnish with strawberries and confectioners sugar. Add maple syrup to preference.
  8. Enjoy!

14. S’ mores French Toast

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 4 slices bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 crackers graham cracker, crushed

EGG WASH

  • egg, 4
  • 1 cup milk(240 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

FILLING

  • 2 tablespoons chocolate, or chocolate-hazelnut spread, melted
  • 2 tablespoons marshmallow fluff

GARNISH

  • mini marshmallow
  • chocolate syrup
  • mini chocolate chip, optional

Preparation

  1. Whisk eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk together in a medium-large bowl to create an egg wash.
  2. Crush graham crackers into crumbs.
  3. Dunk bread in egg wash then covers in crumbs until evenly coated.
  4. Melt butter in a skillet on medium-low heat and cook bread for 2-3 minutes or until crumbs are crispy and bread is more solid.
  5. Once you flip them over once spread fluff on one slice and melted chocolate on the other.
  6. Press slices together and stack.
  7. Garnish with mini marshmallows, mini chocolate chips (optional) and chocolate syrup.
  8. Enjoy!

15. Cinnamon Bun French Toast

Ingredients

for 2 servings

FRENCH TOAST

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk(240 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 slices bread

CREAM CHEESE MIXTURE

  • 4 oz cream cheese(115 g)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream(60 mL)
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar(40 g), plus extra for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  3. Dunk 2 slices of bread at a time in the egg mixture.
  4. In medium bowl mix cream cheese, heavy cream, powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.
  5. Stack and drizzle with cream cheese mixture.
  6. Enjoy!

16. Mixed Berry French Toast

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 4 slices bread

EGG WASH

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk(240 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

MIXED BERRY SAUCE

  • 2 cups mixed berries(200 g), blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar(65 g)

GARNISH

  • confectioners sugar, optional

Preparation

  1. Whisk eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk together in a medium-large bowl to create an egg wash.
  2. Dunk bread in egg wash.
  3. Melt butter in a skillet on medium-low heat and cook bread for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Mix berries, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium pan over low heat crushing and stirring berries until they form a thick sauce.
  5. Lay out slices and spread compote in between each slice then on top. Garnish with confectioners sugar (optional).
  6. Enjoy!