Greek Yogurt Pancakes & Pancake Tips

Stud-muffin has a special secret pancake recipe from his grandmother written on the inside of one of our kitchen cabinet doors.  Obviously it's not a secret to me, since I know it's there, but I chose not to follow it anyway when the mini-muffins begged for pancakes this morning.

Awkward Kitchenette: Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Also, we may have been out of eggs.

And the mini-muffins were ready to help! This is their *on* time of day - around 7:00 am - when they make you remember why you wanted to have kids in the first place.

So we arranged ourselves in the kitchen and decided on Greek Yogurt Pancakes.

I found this recipe from How Sweet It Is for greek yogurt pancakes, but adjusted it to suit us (i.e. the ingredients I had on hand).

Did I mention that I googled 'greek yogurt pancakes'?
Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Makes about 14 pancakes

2 cups bread flour
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 c brown sugar
1/4 tsp salt2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup greek yogurt
2 cups milk

Step 1: Assemble volunteers.

Step 2: Mix dry ingredients.

Step 3: Mix in wet ingredients.

Tip #1: When the batter is ready, it should:
"look like wet mixed cement" - Stud Muffin
"Be lumpy" - me

 Step 4: Pour on hot greased griddle.

Tip #2: Get the griddle hot before you pour the batter on - a drop of water should sizzle when dripped when it is hot enough.

Tip #3: Grease the griddle between each pancake! I just drop a bit of butter on and spread it with the spatula.  This gives the pancakes nice crisp outsides.
 Step 5: Flip.

Tip #4: Pancakes are ready to flip with you see the crispy edges around the outside and the air bubbles go all the way through to the bottom (see un-flipped pancake ->)
 Step 6: Take off the griddle.  This pancake is DONE!

Step 7: Serve.

Tip #5: Save the left-overs in baggies in the fridge (or freezer) and pop them in the toaster to eat the next time!

Need more breakfast ideas? Try:
  1. Sweet Buttery Granola
  2. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins
  3. Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffin Tops


  1. Looks delish! I love seeing the little helper hands. I miss that...

    1. The little helpers are great --- until it comes time to clean up! :)

  2. Love the greek yogurt in these + cinnamon, yum!

    1. It really makes a great texture of pancake! Definitely not dry!

  3. Oh my goodness! Your kiddos are adorable!! (swoon) I love Greek yogurt but never thought of using it in pancakes. We make waffles a lot - I can't wait to try the yogurt version. Thank you for sharing!

    1. Thanks! I bet Greek yogurt waffles is excellent as well! I'll have to try that next! Good idea!

  4. Hey! We're foodgawker neighbors today :) Don't ya just love getting less than five minutes on page 1.

  5. Looks like you've got some awesome sous-chefs! The pancakes look great!

  6. Oh my, how cool! The kids are here to help. haha.... I love pancake. Just bought a bottle of maple syrup and you just tempted me to make some too.
    Enjoy your weekend.

  7. Yum, yes please! Talk about the perfect start to a day... or breakfast for dinner!!

  8. These look absolutely incredible my friend! I adore them :D


  9. Yum! I love pancakes and yogurt! I think that would be a great snack after working out. I’m sure it’ll boost my energy after having spent so much in the gym. Looks like your cute little toddlers love it as much as I do. They did a great job with the mixing! If you sell this pancakes, I’m sure they’re going to be a real hit!


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