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Reese’s Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes

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Everyone needs a fun, over the top breakfast for the holidays no matter how old you are. Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes. This #reeses syrup is absolute perfection! ohsweetbasil.com

I promise I’m not crazy. Let’s just get that out of the way before we talk about this recipe. I know it’s not healthy. I know that kids shouldn’t be taught to eat like this, but I also know that once a year you should do something totally awesome and blow everyone’s minds with breakfast. I mean, who could say no to reese’s syrup over double chocolate pancakes?! If it makes you feel better you can always serve this Reese’s Syrup over multigrain chocolate pancakes. Then it’s at least a little healthier. But I mean, that’s totally up to you.

Everyone needs a fun, over the top breakfast for the holidays no matter how old you are. Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes. This #reeses syrup is absolute perfection! ohsweetbasil.com

Oh good mercy. This stuff is all kinds of awesome. I really don’t even know where to start. I mean, it’s chocolatey, it’s peanut buttery, it’s creamy, it’s delicious. Can’t you just picture sopping up all of that chocolate syrup with your fluffy, double chocolate pancakes right now? It’s pure heaven. And before you move on to the recipe, don’t forget to go pin everything from our Monday post because we’ve teamed up with Hershey’s and some of your favorite bloggers to bring you must make treats of the season!

Everyone needs a fun, over the top breakfast for the holidays no matter how old you are. Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes. This #reeses syrup is absolute perfection! ohsweetbasil.com

Remember how on Monday I posted one of our new favorite treats? The Reese’s Mississippi Mud Bites  that are the ultimate dessert? Well, I just loved everything that everyone came up with for the must make this holiday season and this little recipe is another you absolutely have to try. The pancakes are lightly flavored with chocolate and have little chocolate chips all throughout them which makes them deliciously double the chocolate pancakes.

Everyone needs a fun, over the top breakfast for the holidays no matter how old you are. Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes. This #reeses syrup is absolute perfection! ohsweetbasil.com

What is it about those dang peanut butter cups?! Seriously, I cannot resist them. I actually feel the most inspired by them. Which is a little sad as it’s just candy, but every time I make a recipe with them I think up 10 more that I just HAVE to make. Which is good because Reese’s is still the number one searched for keyword on my site. Don’t believe me? Just check out the additional recipes I’ve listed at the bottom and pin them all until you’ve tried every single one. And it’s not just the peanut butter and chocolate flavor combo. Nope, there’s something lovely about the texture too. The peanut butter in particular. Right? Go eat one and just try to tell me you don’t notice.

Can Pancake Batter Be Made Ahead?

Pancake and waffle batter can be made the night before.

Because baking powder may lose some of its potency overnight, you may want to add a little more.

Let the batter warm up a little, give it a stir, and cook your pancakes.

Why Are Pancakes Flat?

Not enough soda will result in a blonde, flat pancake.

Too much will result in a tall, dark, soapy-tasting pancake.

Also, if you over-mix, the gluten will develop from the flour in your batter, making your pancakes chewy instead of fluffy.

Stir just until the flour is incorporated.

You will still have some lumps of flour in your batter.

Can You Reheat Pancakes?

There are several ways to reheat pancakes.

You can pop them in the toaster.

They can be reheated in the oven by placing them on a baking sheet and covering them with foil.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

You can also microwave pancakes for 15-20 seconds at high setting.

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Everyone needs a fun, over the top breakfast for the holidays no matter how old you are. This #reeses syrup is absolute perfection! ohsweetbasil.com-4

Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes

2.8 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 -12 pancakes
reese's syrup over double chocolate pancakes


For the Pancakes

  • 1 1/2 Cups of Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Hershey's Cocoa
  • 3 Tablespoons of Sugar
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • Chocolate Chips to taste

For the Syrup

  • 6 Tablespoons of Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Chocolate Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa
  • 1 Tablespoon Karo Syrup
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 6 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups regular sized, chopped, plus additional for garnish


For the Pancakes

  • In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, sour cream, milk and vanilla. Whisk together. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine, being careful not to over stir. Add the chocolate chips
  • Set aside until the syrup is ready. When you are ready to cook the pancakes, spread a little butter over a pan heated to medium heat. Pour out the pancakes into individual circles and allow to cook for a few minutes until the bubbles begin to form on top and begin to pop. Flip the pancake and cook until golden.
  • Serve with syrup immediately.

For the syrup

  • Pour all ingredients except the reese's peanut butter cups into a large sauce pan and cook over medium heat until it boils. Remove from the heat and stir in the Reese's, continuing to stir until the candy melts down completely. Serve immediately.


pancakes can be made ahead, reheated and syrup added when ready to eat
Nutrition Facts
Reese's Syrup and Double Chocolate Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 269
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 76.9mg26%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugar 23.6g26%
Protein 4.9g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

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  • Have you ever tried making the batter the night before? I’m trying to avoid too much kitchen time on christmas morning!

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    • Alicia, I have and it didn’t hold up very well, but maybe it was just one bad time for me. I’ve just been to scared to try again. The syrup I’ve made ahead and reheated, and then had the flour in one bowl with saran wrap, and the wet ingredients in a bowl ready to be whisked in the fridge to save time.

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  • Holy moly. I need these asap.

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  • Wow! This recipe is incredible, so indulgent 🙂 I am loving it!

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  • everything I wanna say right now is an expletive


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    • lol, I love your enthusiasm. 😉 and hooray for engagements!!

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  • You are amazing. And I love you.

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    • oh stop. 😉

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  • Now all I want is chocolate and peanut butter for breakfast. 😉

    And you are not alone, Carrian. I cannot (100% impossible) resist peanut butter cups!

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    • the best dang candy creation out there!

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  • Seriously!! These are amazing. I mean, is there anything better? I think not! Pinned!

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  • You totally read my mind. I was just searching chocolate peanut butter pancakes (the kids are getting bored with my usual ones). This would be a great surprise for them….I just don’t know if I could handle their sugar high afterward. 🙂

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    • yahoo!! Great minds do think alike… 😉

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  • I am out of words right now, and that doesn’t happen often. I am a peanut butter cup and pancake addict. These are seriously everything I could ever dream of having for breakfast. And, reeses syrup? That is the most genius creation ever to happen to planet Earth. These look ah-may-zing! Pinned!

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