These adorably green Grinch Pancakes are a homemade copycat recipe for the IHOP Grinch Pancakes. The kids will love this festive Christmas breakfast recipe!
Prep Time15 minutesminutes
Cook Time10 minutesminutes
Total Time25 minutesminutes
2tablespoonswhite vinegar, or lemon juice
lime green food coloring/gel
Cream Cheese Icing
4ozcream cheese, softened
¼cupheavy whipping cream
Green Whipped Cream
½cupheavy whipping cream
2tablespoonspowdered sugar, sifted
green food coloring/gel
red heart sprinkles
Cream Cheese Icing: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar, until well combined. Add whipping cream and vanilla extract and beat for 2 minutes until light and fluffy. Set aside.
Green Whipped Cream: Beat all ingredients in a large bowl on low speed using an electric mixer until bubbles start to form and then increase the speed to high. Beat until stiff peaks form. Store in fridge for up to 45 minutes.
Grinch Pancakes: Combine milk with vinegar in a medium bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Whisk egg, butter and green food coloring into milk mixture. Pour the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and whisk until lumps are gone. Do not overtax, you want the bubbles to keep the pancakes fluffy!
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cupfuls of batter onto the skillet, and cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip with a spatula, and cook until browned on the other side.
Top pancakes with cream cheese icing, green whip cream and a sprinkle of large red heart sprinkles!