American Classics

You can't beat these pancake-recipe favorites.
Pumpkin Pancakes with Cider and
Maple Syrup

Besides being delicious, these classic pancakes are quick to fix, making them a wonderful Sunday-morning recipe.

Pumpkin Pancakes with Orange Syrup This antioxidant-loaded dish is perfect brunch fare. The pumpkin in the pancakes provides carotenoids and phenolic compounds; the orange juice in the syrup adds vitamin C.


The Perfect Buttermilk Pancakes No doubt about it -- these featherweight cakes stack up as the best you'll ever taste.


Sunrise Whole Wheat Griddle Cakes Nuts, apricot nectar, and whole-grain goodness -- that's what goes into this sunrise pancake feast. Add some crispy bacon and you're in business for a hearty breakfast or brunch.


Honey-Oatmeal Pancakes A touch of honey adds a nice sweetness to these oatmeal-whole wheat pancakes.


Gingerbread Pancakes For breakfast or brunch, serve these molasses-and-spice pancakes with poached apple slices and crisp bacon strips.


Sourdough Pancakes Since colonial days, Americans have been saving a portion of the "soured" dough from one batch of bread to leaven the next. Westward pioneers used sourdough in loaves, flapjacks, and biscuits.


Wheat Cake Wrap-Ups Try these buckwheat pancakes wrapped around sausage links for breakfast, brunch, or even a late-evening snack.