Peach Pancakes and Chai Syrup

In this clever recipe, the drained juices from the peaches that flavor the pancakes are infused with Chai tea to make the spiced syrup. Whole grain flours such as oat flour and whole-wheat flour are best stored in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed plastic bag.

Peach Pancakes Chai Syrup
Photo: Blaine Moats
Start To Finish Time:
30 mins


  • 2 15 ounce can peach slices (juice pack)

  • ½ cup whipping cream

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 ½ cup oat flour or whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup packed dark brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 recipe Chai Syrup, recipe below

  • Fresh or frozen peaches, chopped (optional)

Chai Syrup

  • 1 cup reserved juice from drained peaches

  • ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 2 spiced chai-flavor black tea bags


  1. Drain peaches; reserve 1 cup juice. In blender process peaches until smooth. Transfer to bowl; stir in cream and eggs; set aside.

  2. In large bowl combine flours, brown sugar, baking powder, spices, and 1 teaspoon salt. Add peach mixture. Stir just until moistened. Pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot, lightly greased griddle; spread to 4-inch circle. Cook over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes per side. Serve with Chai Syrup and chopped peaches. Makes 6 servings.

Chai Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan combine the reserved peach juice, brown sugar, the water, and cornstarch. Cook and stir over medium heat until brown sugar is dissolved. Add tea bags; cook and stir until mixture is slightly thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Discard tea bags.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

546 Calories
19g Fat
83g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 546
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 576mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Total Sugars 43g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 191.8mg 15%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 192mg 4%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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