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S’mores Pancakes

Recipe By Tessa Arias
July 11th, 2011

S'mores Pancakes and richly chocolate, sweet, and super, super easy to make.

Yield: 8 -10 3" pancakes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook: 8 minutes

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Taste: Richly chocolate, sweet, and exactly like s’mores.
Texture: Wow. One bite into these pancakes and I was sold. They are rich yet light and fluffy – almost like a chocolate souffle.
Ease: Very very easy. Who needs Bisquick?
Appearance: Messy yet scrumptious.
Pros: Easy, whole-wheat, utterly delicious. Perfect for children and adults.
Cons: Pretty indulgent for breakfast! But that’s what special occasions are for. Or breakfast for dessert days.
Would I make this again? Definitely.

S’mores Pancakes and richly chocolate, sweet, and super, super easy to make. 

S'mores Pancakes from

S’mores Pancakes

If you read my last post or follow me on twitter, you might be wondering what I have in store for you this week. For the rest of the work-week I’ll be featuring different S’mores recipes everyday! Yes, that’s right, a WEEK OF S’MORES. My job is hard.

I’m kicking S’mores Week off the way I like to kick my days off – with a ridiculously delicious breakfast treat. These whole-wheat chocolate pancakes are topped with marshmallow sauce and sprinkled with crushed graham cracker. It doesn’t get much better than that.

How to make
S'mores Pancakes

Yield: 8 -10 3" pancakes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
S'mores Pancakes and richly chocolate, sweet, and super, super easy to make.



  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • graham cracker crumbs

Marshmallow Sauce:

  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water


For the pancakes:

  1. In a large bowl whisk flours, baking powder, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. In a measuring cup or small bowl, whisk milk and egg. Pour milk and egg mixture into the dry ingredients, stir until just combined. Stir in sour cream.
  2. Heat a non-stick griddle or pan over medium heat, spray with non-stick spray if necessary. Spoon quarter cups of batter onto pan and cook pancakes for 3-4 minutes, or until bubbles form around edges of each pancake. Flip and cook for 2 minutes more. Serve hot and top with graham cracker crumbs and marshmallow sauce (recipe follows).

For the marshmallow sauce:

  1. Stir marshmallow fluff and water in a small bowl until smooth.

Recipe Notes

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Tracey — July 11, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    A whole week of s'mores treats? Can't wait!!

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      handleheat — July 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm

      Thanks Tracey 🙂 I'll probably be linking to that scrumptious s'mores cheesecake you posted a few weeks ago!

  2. #
    Caroline — July 11, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Yum!!! I'm totally on a s'mores kick lately and this is perfect! I can't wait to see what other recipes you have up your sleeve! 🙂

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    Erin — July 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    I've been loving all the s'mores recipes this summer, but a pancake version, that's something new and I'm loving it!

  4. #
    maris — July 11, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    I am such a fan of your blog! You never disappoint!

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      handleheat — July 11, 2011 at 10:11 pm

      Awh thank you so much Maris! That means a lot to me.

  5. #
    Erin — July 11, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    This week sounds like absolute HEAVEN because, hello, who doesn't like s'mores? I'm looking forward to the rest of the recipes you've created, and I really want to try these pancakes… when I have some occasion to be super decadent!

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    Karriann Graf — July 12, 2011 at 3:19 am

    Indulgent, but once in a while this must be worth it. Thanks for sharing!

  7. #
    Lauren @ KeepItSweet — July 13, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    I wish I had a huge stack of these RIGHT now!

  8. #
    ruby white — July 26, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    oh my gosh your recipes help me relax and taste the pure sweetness of true cooking. i love how you have mixed other recipes and combind them with others. email me back, and i would like to consider desigining a recipe ourselfs 🙂

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