17 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.

Light & Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

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


Vegan Waffles

"I made these this morning and they turned out very nice. I really liked the addition of oatmeal!"

-Barb S.

Whole Wheat Pancakes

"Very light and tasty compared to other whole wheat pancakes I've tried. Plus, they're easy to make."


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."


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!"


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

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."


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

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."


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."


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

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

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

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."


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."


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.'"


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."