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Coffee-Chocolate Drizzled Almond Pancakes

Servings: 4-6 (16 pancakes)
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes

Pancakes are always a good idea for breakfast. Try our recipe for almond pancakes with coffee-chocolate drizzle. It’s a perfect pairing of chocolate and our delicious Van Houtte® Original House Blend K-Cup® Pods coffee. Treat yourself!

  • 1

    In a bowl, heat the cream in the microwave 20 seconds.

  • 2

    Add the hot coffee and chopped chocolate. Mix with a spoon until chocolate is melted. If necessary, reheat in microwave 10 seconds at a time.

  • 3

    Add maple syrup and set aside.

  • 1

    In a small bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt with a fork.

  • 2

    In a large bowl, beat eggs, milk and vanilla with a whisk.

  • 3

    Combine dry ingredients a small amount at a time, beating briskly until the mixture is smooth. Do not over mix.

  • 4

    Let the mixture sit 10 minutes.

  • 5

    Preheat oven to 200°F (95°C).

  • 6

    Heat a large non-stick pan or griddle over medium-high heat and lightly butter.

  • 7

    Pour 1/4 cup of mixture into the pan at a time . Sprinkle with almonds.

  • 8

    Cook for 1 minute until bubbles form.

  • 9

    Flip and cook another minute.

  • 10

    Keep pancakes warm in the oven as you finish the batch.

  • 11

    Serve with coffee-chocolate drizzle, cut fruit and vanilla yogurt.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cups slivered almonds
  • Bananas
  • Pineapple
  • Vanilla yogurt