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Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate chip pancakes are always a family favorite! This recipe yields light, fluffy homemade pancakes stuffed with rich chocolate chips—and they come together in a matter of minutes!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip pancakes, chocolate chips, homemade pancakes, pancakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 462kcal


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
    1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, 3 ½ tsp baking powder, 1 tsp kosher salt, 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • Add the egg, milk, and butter to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Lumps are okay and be sure not to overmix.
    1 large egg, 1 ½ cups whole milk, 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
    1 cup chocolate chips
  • Heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil or butter in a nonstick sauté pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 cup of batter to the center and let it flatten out naturally.
  • Cook until bubbles form on the surface and the edges are dry.
  • Flip and continue to cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Top with the garnishes of your choice and serve immediately.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 632mg | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Calcium: 274mg | Iron: 2mg