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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes are perfect buttermilk pancakes swirled with cinnamon roll filling, and drizzled with amazing cream cheese icing. Sure to be a family favorite!

Cinnamon roll pancakes drizzled with cream cheese icing

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I have a great breakfast recipe for you! I know this, because I have made it every single day for the last week.

My boys are seriously addicted to these pancakes. And once you taste them, I know you’ll understand why.

A plate of cinnamon roll pancakes with icing

The tanginess of the buttermilk pancakes compliments the sweetness of the cinnamon swirl.

And the brown sugar crips a little and reminds me of the crust on creme brulee. My mouth is watering.

Pair these delicious pancakes with sweet cream cheese icing and I am telling you, it is amazing!

Make sure to serve this with a side of Crispy Oven Bacon and your breakfast will be perfect.

A fork with a bite of cinnamon roll pancakes

Ingredients:

Cinnamon Swirl

  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
2/3 Cup Brown Sugar 5 Tablespoons Butter, melted 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

Buttermilk Pancakes

  • 1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cups Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes on a white plate

Cream Cheese Icing

  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Cream cheese icing on pancakes

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Cinnamon Roll pancakes and cream cheese syrup

Directions

Cinnamon Swirl

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon. Set aside.
Cinnamon Roll filling for pancakes

Pancakes

  • Place the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
Place the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, and vegetable oil together.
In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, and vegetable oil together.
  • Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  • Place the cinnamon swirl mixture to a ziplock bag and snip off one corner.
Place the cinnamon swirl mixture to a ziplock bag and snip off one corner.
  • Heat a griddle to 325 degrees and add 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake.
Heat a griddle to 325 degrees and add 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake.
  • Swirl the cinnamon mixture onto each pancake.
Swirl the cinnamon mixture onto each pancake.
  • When the pancakes begin to bubble, flip them over and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
When the pancakes begin to bubble, flip them over and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Cream Cheese Icing

  • Use hand beaters or a food processor to combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. 
Use hand beaters or a food processor to combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. 
  • Drizzle over pancakes.
Drizzle cream cheese icing over pancakes.

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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
Cinnamon roll pancakes drizzled with cream cheese icing

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Yield: 15 Pancakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 26 minutes

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes are perfect buttermilk pancakes swirled with cinnamon roll filling, and drizzled with amazing cream cheese icing. Sure to be a family favorite!

Ingredients

Cinnamon Swirl

  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon

Pancakes

  • 1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Cups Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

Cream Cheese Syrup

  • 4 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  1. Cinnamon Swirl: In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. Pancakes: Place the flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk, eggs, vanilla, and vegetable oil together.
  4. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Place the cinnamon swirl mixture to a ziplock bag and snip off one corner.
  6. Heat a griddle to 325 degrees and add 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake.
  7. Swirl the cinnamon mixture onto each pancake.
  8. When the pancakes begin to bubble, flip them over and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  9. Cream Cheese Icing: Use hand beaters or a food processor to combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. 
  10. Drizzle over pancakes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 3 Pancakes
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 587Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 1107mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 2gSugar: 35gProtein: 12g

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