15 Top Pancake & Waffle Recipes

Looking to spice up your morning? From pumpkin pancakes to sausage waffles, check out these inspired recipes that'll take the boring out of breakfast in no time flat.

Part of: Breakfast and Brunch Favorites

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Basic Pancake Mix

"My husband said that these were the best pancakes that I've ever made! That says enough right there. They were very fluffy and had a melt-in-your-mouth texture."

-JenniCat

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Belgian Waffles

"These are as pretty and as tasty as the ones we had in Brussels, Belgium! The texture is light and crispy on the outside and tender on the inside."

-Cucina Casalingo

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Light & Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

"I've tried several pumpkin pancake recipes, but they've all fallen short of my expectations. We love these!"

-dka

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Fresh Sausage Waffles

"I love the flavor of sausage with maple syrup! I used some link sausage I had leftover from another breakfast. This made a very tasty breakfast."

-Pam-I-Am

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Blueberry-Sour Cream Pancakes

"I ditched my old pancake recipe after trying these! They were light, fluffy and delicious — even though I didn't follow the directions exactly."

-Happy Mom

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Tex-Mex Waffles

"These are really different from regular waffles, and a nice change. Plus, you can put the leftovers in the freezer to use another time."

-LARavenscroft

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Arkansas German-Baked Pancake

"What a great tasting and big, tall, light, fluffy pancake! And with the delicious apple filling, what more could a girl ask for?"

-Baby Kato

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Gingerbread Waffles

"So amazing! These were like a spice cookie, only soft and fluffy! We ate ours with a little butter, a tiny bit of syrup and some fresh-whipped heavy cream."

-Rachie P

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Cranberry-Orange Pancakes

"These are perfect pancakes! The orange was nice and subtle while the cranberries were sweet, tart and tangy. I used dried cranberries, and they worked well."

-Baby Kato

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Gluten-Free Banana-Nut Waffles

"These healthy waffles had great texture and taste! My family loved them! I know we'll be making these again."

-Enjolinfam

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Bavarian Pancakes

"This is a keeper! My boyfriend had never had 'crepes' before, and he GOBBLED them up. I can't wait to try these again with different fillings."

-Bekah49036

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Banana Berry Pancakes

"These were tasty and fruity pancakes! The banana flavor was subtle and the pancakes were nice and fluffy. Next time I think I'll add some pecans."

-loof

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Oatmeal Waffles

"These were wonderful waffles! I halved the recipe, but wish I hadn't. The molasses added the perfect touch of sweetness and gave the waffles that healthy, brown 'glow.'"

-DuChick

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Healthy Chocolate Chip & Banana Pancakes

"This has become a staple in our house. All of my kids absolutely love them. They are healthy and delicious!"

-tracic65

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Waffles With Fresh Strawberry Syrup

"I'm in waffle heaven! These are absolutely the best waffles I've ever made. They are crisp and lovely on the outside, and fluffy and light on the inside."

-under12parsecs

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