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Never Enough Chocolate Pancakes

    chocolate pancakes with chocolate sauce and berries

    You can never get enough of these chocolate pancakes! They are perfect for breakfast any day you want to make extra special. Want more chocolate? Add a peppermint chocolate drizzle! Make German Chocolate Cake pancakes. And more.

    These chocolate pancakes are so easy to make because they use pancake mix as the base. Pancake mix is scientifically measured to turn out perfectly every time, and it saves time cooking. It’s win/win!

    Want the recipe for peppermint chocolate sauce for Christmas morning? It’s right below the chocolate pancakes recipe. You’re welcome!

    Make these chocolate pancakes your signature pancake recipe with your choice of toppings.

    Here are a few examples.

    German Chocolate Pancakes

    german chocolate pancakes

    Stack of chocolate pancakes with pecans, coconut and chocolate are like German Chocolate Cake for breakfast! I think caramel sauce would be perfect with this.

    fruity s'mores pancakes

    Fruity S’mores Pancakes

    These chocolate pancakes go way beyond regular s’mores pancakes! Use fruity marshmallows with all those colors and put a smile on your loved one’s face. (Sprinkle some graham cracker crumbs & drizzle chocolate too.) Yes, you could use regular white marshmallows, too.

    Never Enough Chocolate Pancakes

    Course: Breakfast


    Prep time




    • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder ((more for darker pancakes))

    • 1½ Tbsp sugar

    • 1 c milk

    • 1 tsp vanilla extract

    • 2 c Aunt Jemima Original Complete or Buttermilk Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix

    • ¼ c water

    • peppermint chocolate sauce

    • marshmallow spread ( (optional))

    • crushed candy canes ((optional))


    • Heat skillet over medium-low heat or electric griddle to 375 F.
    • In microwave-safe bowl, mix cocoa powder, sugar, milk and vanilla until well combined. Heat in microwave 30 seconds, or until warm. Stir again to ensure mixture is combined.
    • Combine cocoa mixture, pancake mix and water. Stir until large lumps disappear (do not beat or overmix). If batter is too thick, add additional 1-2 tablespoons water.
    • Pour slightly less than 1/4 cup batter onto lightly greased skillet or griddle. Cook 90 seconds, or until bubbles appear on surface. Turn and cook additional 30 seconds. Repeat with remaining batter.
    • Top pancakes with marshmallow spread and drizzle with mint chocolate. Sprinkle crushed candy canes, if desired.

    Peppermint Chocolate Sauce

    • ½ c mini chocolate chips
    • 1 Tbsp mint chips
    • 1 tsp Aunt Jemima Syrup
    1. Melt chocolate chips and peppermint chips in microwave for 30 second intervals until melted, stirring in between.
    2. Add Aunt Jemima Syrup and stir until desired drizzling consistency.

    Recipe courtesy of Aunt Jemima

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