Pancake mix is made with flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and everything you need to make pancakes. Just add water, eggs, and butter, and you’ve got plenty of batter on your hands!
Pancake mix is an ingredient that can sit and sit in your cabinet until it goes bad. Unless you and your family are having pancakes every single week, it can go completely to waste.
Luckily, there are so many recipes using pancake mix that you can make and use up pancake mix! They can be so simple, or they can be super complicated and impressive.
This is a list of some of the best and most unique pancake mix recipes that you can make. They have muffins, cakes, cookies, and even donuts! The possibilities are endless and delicious.
Have you ever wanted to bring the magic of the fair back to your home? Look no further than this recipe for funnel cakes made with pancake mix!
All you need is a plastic bag or a squeeze bottle, and you can start making funnel cakes at home. Fill the bottle with funnel cake batter and start swirling into the hot oil.
If you don’t have a bottle, you can always use a plastic bag with a corner cut off instead. Just be careful you don’t get batter all over your countertops since the corner will not seal.
Homemade donuts are so good and easy to make, and with an equally delicious homemade glaze, you won’t be able to resist!
The only thing you need to make these is a donut pan. You can bake them or use a special donut press for a different type of texture. Donut presses will make sure the donuts are fully golden brown all around.
This recipe calls for maple extract, but you can replace the extract with real maple syrup. The real syrup will give this recipe a full-bodied and buttery texture that you can’t replicate.
Pancake mix recipe ideas don’t have to be boring; you can add sprinkles for a splash of color or even change up the frosting flavor with strawberries or chocolate!
These banana pancakes are sweet without being overpowering and perfect for any banana lover. Fresh, ripe bananas are the secret of making this recipe a real blue ribbon winner! These pancakes are so moist and can’t be beaten.
For an extra unique flavor, spread a layer of peanut butter between the different pancakes. It tastes just like peanut butter and banana sandwiches with an outstanding balance of sweet and salty.
Nutella will also be a great additive to give your pancakes a chocolatey flavor. You could also add chocolate chips to get that same rich flavor.
This recipe is an excellent pick for breakfast and will please even the pickiest eaters.
These combine the soft and fluffy texture of chocolate chip pancakes with the smaller servings of cookies. They can be easily held and eaten or taken to parties and will win anyone over!
These cookies are super fluffy from the pancake mix. The mix also takes many other common cookie ingredients and puts them in the same flour mixture.
Cinnamon is the key to this fantastic recipe, and the extra flavor is incredible. This spice will set your cookies apart and make them taste different from any other chocolate chip cookies.
People will be talking about your cookies for months after!
Blueberry pancakes are already so good, and now you can combine them with blueberry muffins. What could be better!
Blueberries go great in so many recipes with pancake mix. Fresh blueberries are better in these recipes than frozen ones because frozen blueberries have more water. This water can impact the baking process, and the blueberries do not cook right.
These are great snacks for kids and can be super fun to make with the little ones. It’s easy, and the pancake mix means you don’t even have to worry about measuring out all the different dry ingredients.
Biscuits are so easy to make with pancake mix. While it might sound counterintuitive, it’s like pancake mix was made for making biscuits.
Biscuits made with pancake mix and buttermilk are extra moist and have an outstanding balance of flavors. They hold their shape well and aren’t going to crumble all over the place.
You can have these biscuits with every meal. They pair amazingly with jellies, gravy, and soups. You can even use the dough for chicken and dumplings if you want a soup recipe!
Of all the recipes with pancake mix, this may be one of the most unique and ambitious. Crepes can be super intimidating, but pancake mix makes this process even more accessible and gives you a leg up on the process.
The real trick with this recipe is to make sure the crepes are evenly thin. This means they will cook evenly and won’t burn.
You also need to be careful and make sure that they don’t break in the process of flipping. You should keep the pan greased and move quickly.
Another amazing biscuit recipe, these are amazing for breakfast specifically. Use them for egg and biscuit sandwiches or in some fantastic biscuits and gravy. The possibilities are endless!
This is an excellent choice if you’ve recently run out of flour and need to make some bread to go with a meal. You can even make garlic and herb biscuits to go with Italian dishes.
Make sure to brush the top of these biscuits with butter to lock in all those flavors. Butter brings out many different tastes in biscuits and keeps that golden brown color from leaving.
This recipe has three different flavors, and you can make so many different combinations. You can try all the new ideas for muffin flavors you can think of!
This is great if you have people in the family who want all different flavors. That way, you don’t have to spend the whole batter to make them and test different flavors in separate cups.
Make sure you’ve put parchment paper or muffin cups into the holes before pouring the batter in. Not only do they make it even easier to pass around muffins, but you can also save so much time on the clean-up process!
You can make so many things with pancake mix, and a stunning coffee cake is only one option. Coming in number ten on our list, it’s sure to impress!
Coffee cake is a great addition to any brunch menu and pairs nicely with any latte or coffee drink. It is sweet without being overpowering, and the spiced sugar mixture on top is divine.
If you want to make a festive fall version, you can substitute ¼ cup of pumpkin puree with the sour cream mixture. This pumpkin-spiced version of the same recipe is perfect for fall brunch or Thanksgiving Day breakfast!
These larger versions of pancakes can be cut and prepared for a larger group. This also means that you don’t need a skillet to make amazing pancakes.
You only need a sheet pan and all the toppings you desire. You don’t have to flip them, and being baked all at the same time means that everything will come out hot and at the same time.
This recipe is so easy that you can even get kids involved. They’ll love to see the process of making pancakes and can decorate the tops with you.
Cinnamon rolls are amazing, and pancake mix makes them even better. They have this sweet, fluffy texture.
Once you learn how to make them at home, you’ll never go back to store-bought again! There are plenty of pancake mix breakfast ideas, a surefire way to win over even the pickiest eaters.
You can even make them all in one cast-iron skillet for easy clean-up. They’ll get all toasted up the sides and be a great pull-apart breakfast for kids and adults alike.
What can you make with pancake mix? You can even make sugar-free cakes!
Sugar-free options can be like Russian Roulette in flavor. Sometimes, they can taste bad and make you feel like you’re missing out, but occasionally, there are unique and delicious options.
This is one of the most amazing sugar-free dessert recipes you’ll find. You won’t even know there’s not any sugar in it!
This cake is perfect for brunch or breakfast, or even tea time. It is sure to pair with all kinds of other treats and can even be used as an after-dinner dessert.
Make sure to use a sugar-free pancake mix. Most pancake mixes in the grocery store have sugar added, so if you are cooking for health reasons, make sure you check those labels!
This is a great recipe for fall and is packed with rich flavors. It’s sure to win over anyone who wants a taste of autumn in a small package.
Pancake mix desserts don’t always have to be the same type of sweet. The blueberries in this recipe cut through the buttery sugar flavor from the maple syrup and lighten up the white chocolate flavor.
Bring these to any potluck or party, and you’ll be the talk of the dessert section. Just mix as little as possible; you want purple swirls in the dough, not entirely purple cookies. Overmixing can ruin the texture and crush the delicate berries.
Chocolate chip muffins are amazing, but you know what’s better? Chocolate chip muffins made with pancake mix!
These muffins are dense but not overly so. They will be filling and also stay moist for longer. They are a great sweet treat on cold days and are sure to warm you right up!
This is one of the best recipes for chocolate lovers and is sure to impress. You can pack even more chocolate into this recipe by adding rough-cut chunks of chocolate or even chocolate powder.
Scones are another recipe that can be super intimidating, but using pancake mix can make them even easier to create.
Scone dough is stiff and can be challenging to work with, but since this recipe calls for cream instead of butter, you don’t have to go through the often tricky creaming process.
Scones are dry as a rule, so you should serve them with tea, hot chocolate, or some other hot drink. The icing in this recipe will help with the moisture, but scones are meant to be consumed with hot drinks.
This is another biscuit recipe, but it’s a little bit different from the others here. This is a classic recipe that anyone can make.
It is a foolproof addition to any baker’s cookbook and can go with pretty much any dish you can think of.
It is one of the most basic recipes you can think of, but that means you can build off it and make some fantastic recipes.
Think of all the ideas you could come up with as you work!
- 2 cups oat flour
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- c3 cups wheat flour
- 2 cups powdered buttermilk
- Wheat germ
- 8 tsp. Baking powder
- 4 tsp. Baking soda
- 1 tsp. Salt
- Gather all your dry ingredients.
- Carefully mix all the ingredients until they are blended together.
- Store in an airtight container.
- When ready to use this mix, take one and one-half cup of the dry ingredients and mix with 1 cup of water and one egg. Don't over mix and put in a skillet to cook. Flip and then serve!