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Chocolate Chip Pancakes

The BEST Chocolate Chip Pancakes you'll ever try! This easy to follow pancake recipe yields super delicious and totally amazing pancakes every time! Ultra fluffy and filled with chocolate chips, these pancakes are so much better than a box mix!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip pancakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12 pancakes
Calories 158kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips plus more for topping if you want


  • Whisk together the dry ingredients in a large bowl or large glass measuring cup.
  • Whisk in the buttermilk, eggs and vanilla extract just until combined. Some small lumps are okay.
  • Fold in mini chocolate chips.
  • Let the pancake batter rest for 10 minutes. Don't skip this step!
  • Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  • Spray with non-stick cooking spray OR brush with butter or oil.
  • Ladle one third to one half cup of the pancake batter onto the griddle for each pancake.
  • Flip the pancakes over when small bubbles appear on the surface and continue cooking on the opposite side until golden brown.
  • Serve with butter and hot maple syrup.



Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 1mg