An easy recipe for soft, fluffy, and absolutely delicious chocolate chip pancakes! A simple pancake batter loaded with chocolate chips, a great pancake recipe.

Fluffy and soft pancakes loaded with chocolate chip morsels on a plate topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

If you enjoy these pancakes, try our basic pancake batter or banana pancakes, the hearty ricotta pancakes, or our seasonal pumpkin pancakes.

CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES-

These light and fluffy homemade pancakes are so easy to make and so rich from the chocolate chip morsels. With each bite, you get fluffy and light pancake batter and bits of chocolate. This pancake recipe is the best way to start the day!

Chocolate chip pancakes cut in half stack on a plate with whipped cream and drizzled syrup.

HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES-

Serve these fluffy pancakes with bacon, sausage, and fruit charcuterie board style for the BEST breakfast arrangement.

  1. Dry ingredients– In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Wet ingredientsWhisk together the sugar, milk, eggs, and cooled melted butter.
  3. Combine– Mix together the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Stir in the chocolate chip morsels until combined. (TIP: Do NOT overmix the batter.)
  4. Cook– In a skillet, cook the pancakes with butter and oil until cooked.
  5. Serve– Enjoy the chocolate chip pancakes with desired toppings!
CHEF’S TIP– We love cooking these pancakes on a griddle with a pancake mold for the perfect pancakes!
Chocolate chip pancakes on a fork loaded with chocolate chip pancakes.

CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKE TOPPINGS-

Other than enjoying the fluffy pancakes with butter and syrup, you can also add more toppings to bring these pancakes to a new level.

  • FRUIT– Top with your choice of fruit such as raspberries, blackberries, bananas, and strawberries.
  • JAM– Spread some flavored jam over the pancakes.
  • WHIPPED CREAM– Whipped cream is a MUST!
  • SYRUP– Drizzle with any of your favorite syrups.
  • SUGAR– Dust with powdered sugar or extra sweetness.

FREEZING PANCAKES-

When making these homemade chocolate chip pancakes double or even triple the recipe to freeze some for later! These freeze great and are perfect for busy mornings.

  • FREEZE– Cook the pancakes according to instructions and allow the pancakes to cool. Once cool, transfer the pancakes to a freezer bag and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • REHEAT– Remove the pancakes from the freezer bag and pop them into the microwave or toaster and reheat until warmed.
Chocolate chip pancakes stacked on top of each other on a plate plate with drizzle of syrup.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Can I make this pancake batter ahead of time?

Yes, this pancake batter can be made ahead of time! Store the batter in THIS pancake dispenser and store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

What if my batter is too thick?

If the pancake batter feels too thick then add more milk, 1 tablespoon at a time. The batter should be slightly lumpy and should pour easily.

What if my batter is too runny?

If the batter is runny then you may have added too much liquid so add in a bit of flour slowly until you get a perfect consistency.

How do I know when my pancakes are ready to flip?

When the pancakes are ready to flip, the pancakes will start to bubble.

How do I reheat the pancakes?

Reheat the pancakes in the microwave, oven, or toaster oven until warmed.

What kind of chocolate chips do I use?

You can use milk chocolate chip morsels, dark chocolate chips, and we also love using mini morsels!

Chocolate chip pancakes stacked on a black plate topped with whipped cream.

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Chocolate Chip Pancake Recipe

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5 from 3 votes
An easy recipe for soft, fluffy and absolutely delicious chocolate chip pancakes! A simple pancake batter loaded with chocolate chips, a great pancake recipe.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • Whisk together the sugar, milk, eggs and melted buttter until combined. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combined but still slightly lumpy.
  • Add the chocolate chip morsels and mix again.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp butter and 1 tsp oil.
  • Using a 1/4 measuring cup, pour batter into the skillet. Don’t overcrowd the pan (I cook the pancakes in two batches).
  • Clean the skillet with a paper towel and repeat the cooking process.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 564kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 11gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 225mgPotassium: 411mgFiber: 3gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 534IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 254mgIron: 3mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)