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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes are fluffy pancakes that are swirled with a cinnamon-sugar mixture then drizzled with a sweet cream cheese frosting.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: breakfast, Cinnamon, cinnamon roll, cinnamon roll pancakes, cinnamon swirl, cream cheese, icing, pancakes
Servings: 6
Calories: 379kcal

Ingredients

For Cinnamon Sugar Swirl:

  • 4 tablespoons (57 grams) butter melted and cooled
  • 6 tablespoons (80 grams) brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon

For Cream Cheese Icing:

  • 4 tablespoons (57 grams) butter softened
  • 2 ounces (57 grams) cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup (85 grams) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Pancakes:

  • 3/4 cup (90 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon (18 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (21 grams) butter melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

For Cinnamon Sugar Swirl:

  • In a small bowl combine the melted and cooled butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Whisk until fully combined and thick.

For Cream Cheese Icing:

  • In a small bowl combine the butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla.
  • Whisk until fully combined and there are no lumps of powdered sugar.

For Pancakes:

  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, and baking soda until fully combined.
  • In a small bowl combine the egg, butter, milk, and vanilla. Stir into the dry ingredients until fully combined. There will still be some lumps.
  • Heat a large pan or griddle over medium heat. Use butter or non-stick spray to grease the pan.
  • If you want to pipe the cinnamon sugar swirl onto pancakes, then put the filling in a plastic bag with the corner cut off. You can also use a spoon to do this
  • When the pan is hot add 1/4 cup of batter to the pan. Using a plastic bag or a spoon, add a swirl of the filling.
  • When bubbles start to appear on the top of the pancakes use a spatula to flip the pancake.
  • When cooked to your liking, place on plate and top with cream cheese icing. Repeat with remaining pancakes.

Nutrition

Serving: 2pancakes | Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 39.5g | Protein: 4.6g | Fat: 23.2g | Saturated Fat: 14.3g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 485mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 26g | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg