Apple Pie Pancakes

Warm Apple Pie Pancakes are the perfect thing for a Fall breakfast or brunch. With hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, & clove, these stacks are topped with a warm sauteed apple syrup. It’s a whole some dish, with just the right amount of sweet thrown in. Get your apple pie fix, without all the work since it’s not just for dessert anymore.

Apple Pie Pancakes

How’ve you been enjoying #AppleWeek so far? Have you seen the sheer number of yummy recipes going live this week? It’s been an awesome mix of sweet, savory, and plenty more that are a beautiful blend of the two.

We’ve tried to bring you a fair mix, with hopefully a little something for everyone.

Apple Pie Pancakes

Apples are a great snack all by themselves. Shoot- slice ’em up and sere them with a slab of peanut butter, and my kids think they’re eating the greatest snack ever imagined.

Apples are so much more than that though. We’re no strangers to incorporating them into every meal of the day. 

Breakfast, lunch, dinner– even snacks and desserts. Apples are a treasure trove when it comes to recipes they’re made for.

Apple Pie Pancakes

Take Breakfast for example, we love a good Caramel Apple Stuffed Waffle. Or even a Healthy Applesauce & Oat Muffin. Lunch? Well, I’m gonna have to recommend the Apple, Red Onion, & Cheddar Panini on Naan Bread. Or if you’re looking for something ‘greener’ the Spinach, White Cheddar, Apple Salad with Nuts, Berries & A Honey Cider Vinaigrette.

Dinner’s a no brainer- Pan Fried Chicken with Apple Cider Gravy or the equally easy Sausage, Apple, And Herb Sheet Pan Supper. Snack or Dessert, a yummy Apple Pie Taquito or a thick slice of Apple Walnut Bread both fit the bill nicely.

Apple Pie Pancakes

So it totally felt appropriate that we should end this year’s Apple Week with a recipe that could and should be enjoyed for any meal of the day.

It’s a meal for the people, whatever their craving may be. It is called Apple Pie Pancakes, and it is a meal for the ages. All ages!

Apple Pie Pancakes

Moist and fluffy pancakes tasting, and smelling, lightly of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove are piled high in stacks.

Meanwhile diced apples are sauteed in a simple sauce of butter and brown sugar, creating the perfect simple syrup with soft apples spread lovingly over the stacks and dripping lazily down the sides.

Apple Pie Pancakes

It creates such a pretty picture, you almost don’t want to cut into these lovely Apple Pie Pancakes. Almost.

In the end, you’ll end up cutting into your stack just fine. Because let’s be real, it’s that, or dive face first into the plateful. Whether you choose to enjoy them for the first meal of the day or the last, they’re the best way to enjoy a sweet apple treat.

Apple Pie ain’t just for dessert anymore, folks!

Apple Pie Pancakes

Warm fluffy Fall flavored pancake stacks are topped with an easy simple syrup made with sauteed apples.
No ratings yet
Print Pin Rate


For The Pancakes

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 packed tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 12 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • scant 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted & slightly cooled
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup peeled, grated apple

For The Sauteed Apple Syrup

  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • cinnamon, to taste


To Make The Pancakes

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer add the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, & salt. Whisk them together on low speed, until evenly combined.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, butter, & vanilla until smooth. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and treat with non stick spray or butter. While the skillet is heating, whisk the wet ingredients into the dry, JUST until mixed. Don't over mix, small lumps are normal. Fold in the apple.
  • Scoop a 1/4 cup of batter on the skillet for each pancake, Cook until small bubbles form on the surface of the pancake, about 2-3 minutes. Carefully flip the pancake, and cook until the underside is golden brown too. Repeat until all the pancakes have been cooked.

To Make The Sauteed Apple Syrup

  • In a small skillet, stir together the applies, brown sugar, sugar, butter and cinnamon until combined. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the apples have gone soft, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve the warm pancakes in stacks, topped with the apple syrup.


Recipe adapted from Tastes Better From Scratch
Did you make this recipe?Share it on Instagram @4sonsrus or tag #4sonsrus!

Let’s see what all we’ve got on the menu for the last day of #AppleWeek:

Apfelstrudel Recipe (Apple Strudel from Scratch) from House of Nash Eats
Apple and Onion Cornbread from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Apple Butter Cheesecake from The Redhead Baker
Apple Chicken Stew from Jolene’s Recipe Journal
Apple Cider Dark & Stormy from The Crumby Kitchen
Apple Mincemeat Pie from Palatable Pastime
Apple Pie Bread from Sew You Think You Can Cook
Apple Pie Pancakes from 4 Sons ‘R’ Us
Apple Praline Bread from Family Around the Table
Apple Stuffing Crusted Pork Chops from Caroline’s Cooking
Apple Walnut Bars from The Chef Next Door
Battered Chocolate Caramel Apple Slices from The Freshman Cook
Caramel Apple Pull Apart Bread from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Apple Crack Slaw Eggrolls from Dad What’s 4 Dinner
Cinnamon Apple Donuts from Daily Dish Recipes
Diminutive Caramel Apples from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Easy Caramel Apple Butter from Grumpy’s Honeybunch
Fast and Easy Peanut Butter Yogurt Fruit Dip from Cooking With Carlee
Mom’s Apple Cake from Books n’ Cooks
Oatmeal Applesauce Muffins from Amy’s Cooking Adventures
PB Apple Butter Muffins from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples from Simple and Savory 
Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples from Feeding Big
Savory Apple Turkey Brie Galette from Bear & Bug Eats
Swiss Vegetarian Autumn Lasagna With Apples & Squash from All That’s Jas

Don’t forget today’s the LAST day to enter to WIN one of these fabulous prizes!!


Prize Pack #1 from Rodelle:

A baker’s dream come true! This delicious prize pack includes premium vanilla products, gourmet dutch-processed cocoa and specialty extracts.

Items include:

Pure Vanilla Extract, Gourmet Dutch-Processed Baking Cocoa, Gourmet Vanilla Extract, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans, Organic Vanilla Extract, Organic Chocolate Extract, Almond Extract, Vanilla Paste, and some fun baking supplies to whip up your next batch of goodies with!

Prize Pack #2 from Dreamfarm and Casabella:

Items include:a 2 ‘n 1 veggie brush
a clip n strip shears
a set up levups
a set of levoons

Prize Pack #3 from Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal:


Prize Pack #4 from Pyrex and Chicago Cutlery:

A Prime™ by Chicago Cutlery® 7 Slot Digital Tablet Holder Block


Prize Pack #5 from Rainier Fruit:

A prize pack from Rainier Fruit including a box of freshly farvested Rainier Fruit apples, a stainless steel apple slicer, apple corer, “Baked with Love” ceramic pie pan, copper apple loaf pan and a $25 Williams Sonoma gift card!
Prize Pack #6 from Veggie Wash:
A prize pack from Veggie Wash

a Rafflecopter giveaway

11 thoughts on “Apple Pie Pancakes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.