Star-Spangled Delight: Red, White, and Blue Pancakes That Will Make Your Breakfast Burst with Patriotism
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When July 4th rolls around, most people are thinking about all the fun activities that come with celebrating the holiday. But if you’re looking for a delicious breakfast to serve up on this special day, then these sheet pan pancakes will be right up your alley!
This is an easy recipe that’s perfect for any morning of the year, and it serves 6 hungry people. Give it a try and see how much everyone loves them at your next brunch or Fourth of July party!
Sheet Pan Pancakes From Scratch
Yes, we make this recipe from scratch! – we don’t use a mix! With a few simple ingredients from your pantry, it is pretty easy to whip this up.
Why make sheet pan pancakes?
If you want the perfect breakfast to serve up, it is really easy and fun! These come out just as fluffy, everyone could customize their own section, and it is basically hands off!
As this bakes in just 15 minutes you can use this as a great brunch idea and simple balance with a fruit salad or some scrambled egg bake!
Let the kids help you make sheet pan pancakes!
They are super easy for little helpers to help make because kids can add ingredients in place of adults without much supervision at all. Let the little ones take charge of adding the fruit to these – kids can learn SO MUCH by helping in the kitchen.
Here is a great article to explain just a few of the perks: 7 Ways Kids Learn From Cooking
What kinds of toppings can you use on sheet pan pancakes?
Blueberries, bananas, strawberries – really anything you want! Peaches with walnuts and brown sugar crumble? Chocolate chips? Apples and cinnamon? The sky is the limit – just use your imagination, but basically, 3 cups of fruit and you are good to go!
Other fun brunch recipes you can add
We have done a lot of fun different brunch ideas, and some are fun to add to your sheet pan pancakes if you are serving up a bit of a crowd. Doesn’t it seem fun to say that now? Thanks to the vaccines, COVID is something in our rear-view mirror!
Baked Strawberry French Toast is a crowd pleaser as is our Apple Pie Rolls. For adding a little protein to the meal, try our Instant Pot Country Egg Casserole or our Instant Pot Copycat Starbucks Egg Bites Ham and Cheese w/Basil By using the Instant Pot to whip those up – you keep the summer heat down in your kitchen.
Make the sheet pan pancake mix in advance!
You can use this recipe to make a dry sheet pan pancake mix – I like to have a few batches of these bagged up in Ziploc baggies to make the prep time a total breeze.
I just take a Sharpie and write on the bag (before filling it with the mix):
Add: 2 ½ cups of milk, 2 large eggs, 8 tbsp of melted butter
How to make sheet pan pancakes
Now that we have the basics down for this meal, let’s talk about how to make it.
Sheet Pan Pancakes Ingredients:
- Cooking spray
- 3 cups of flour(all-purpose)
- 2 tbsp of baking powder
- 2 tbsp of sugar
- 2 ½ cup of milk
- 2 large eggs
- 8 tbsp of salted butter (melted)
Optional fruits to make RED/WHITE/BLUE theme:
- 1 cup of strawberries
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 1 cup of bananas
Sheet pan pancakes instructions:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Add all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix.
Add wet ingredients then whisk together.
Spray a half-size baking sheet with cooking spray and pour the batter in the center of the pan, making sure to spread it out to the edges of the pan.
Place fruits to form rows – we did red, white, and blue for these
Bake for 15 minutes and serve.
Now, if you are creative enough, you can have 3 different kinds of pancakes on one plate! Serve it up and enjoy!
Other festive red, white, and blue recipes we have shared:
- The Best Mini Breakfast Pastries For the Air Fryer
- Patriotic Pinwheel Cookies
- Patriotic Poke Cake with Class
- Patriotic Parfait
- Easy-Peasy Patriotic Deviled Eggs
Fun festive ideas to do with the kids for July 4th
- Patriotic Kids Crafts
- Fun 4th of July Ideas for the Whole Family
- Super Easy Independence Day for Kids Lesson Plan
Print off our recipe here:
- Cooking spray
- 3 cups flour(all-purpose)
- 2 tbsp baking powder
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 ½ cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 8 tbsp salted butter, melted
Optional Fruits to Create Red, White and Blue Theme
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup bananas
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Add all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix.
- Add wet ingredients then whisk together.
- Spray a half-size baking sheet with cooking spray and pour the batter in the center of the pan, making sure to spread it out to the edges of the pan.
- Place fruits to form rows – we did red, white, and blue for these.
- Bake for 15 minutes and serve.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 508Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 683mgCarbohydrates: 71gFiber: 4gSugar: 17gProtein: 13g