German Pancakes are a popular breakfast food for many and they are our family’s Christmas breakfast tradition that we look forward to, all year long.
You can pile them high with whipped cream and berries, or smother them in syrup. There is no wrong way to eat these.
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don’t want to make your own whipped cream?
This recipe includes homemade whipped cream, however, you could easily buy your own, or even go without it if you prefer.
We personally enjoy the homemade whipped cream much better than the store bought, but it is a delicious alternative.
what could i garnish my german pancakes with?
The best part about German pancakes, are the toppings. These German Pancakes are so easy to make, and taste amazing on their own, but we have a few topping recommendations.
–Butter, Cinnamon and Sugar: This is one of my favorites. German Pancakes are a lot like scones to me, so they taste amazing with some butter, cinnamon, and sugar on them.
–Nutella: I am a huge Nutella fan, but adding them to German Pancakes, is truly life changing. The textures and flavors come together so well, and leave your mouth exploding with flavor.
I also like to add strawberries and whipped cream to my Nutella smothered German Pancakes.
–Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips: You had to know this one was coming, for my love of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. I love the sweet and salty, and they taste that much better on German Pancakes.
You could also substitute the chocolate chips for Nutella. That is also a delicious and easy alternative.
–Fruit and Syrup: This one is a classic. I love adding berries, bananas, powdered sugar and syrup to these pancakes.
–Flavored Syrups: These German Pancakes are a great base to any flavored syrup. I love blueberry, and raspberry syrup with these, but really, any syrup goes.
Just add a dash of powered sugar and you are set. They are absolutely delicious.
watch how to make german pancakes in an instant pot, here:
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looking for more breakfast ideas? Here are a few of our favorites:
- Turkey Sausage Breakfast Sliders
- Macadamia Nut Pancakes
- The Best Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
- Homemade Waffles with Chocolate Hazelnut Sauce
- Easy Hashbrown and Egg Breakfast Casserole
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