30 Top Pancake Toppings For Best Weekend Breakfast Ever!

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The weekend is here, and it’s time to get creative with your pancake toppings! Pancakes are perfect for breakfast, but you can easily turn them into a lunch or dinner just by changing the toppings.

You can style them however you like. Even if you don’t have a sweet tooth, you can enjoy these treats with savory toppings like scrambled eggs or bacon!

From fried chicken tenders to hot caramel sauce, these toppings will elevate your weekend breakfast. You HAVE to try these pancake toppings, even if you are a big fan of traditional pancakes.

1. Ice cream

A dynamic combo of hot and cold! With warm fluffy pancakes and ice cream on top, it makes the ideal breakfast.

The flavors are rich and well-balanced. Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and strawberry are some of the most popular ice cream flavors.

Our personal favorite is peanut butter ice cream, which gives the pancakes a nutty and creamy feel.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Maple- ice cream Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

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2. Maple Syrup

Did someone mention maple syrup? You can never go wrong with this particular topping for pancakes! Pair this with any other pancake toppings for ultimate perfection. This classic syrup, combined with oat flour pancakes, produces powerful buttery flavors that are to die for!

For a satisfying breakfast, serve them alongside hot chocolate or coffee.

Maple Pancakes Recipe

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3. Fresh fruits

Do you want something fresh to go with your fluffy pancakes? Don’t forget to include fresh fruit, such as strawberries, bananas, or pomegranate seeds. Bananas complement the bready texture of pancakes. Pair the pomegranate with whipped cream to give your pancakes a tangy and creamy texture.

If you’re on a keto diet, use almond flour or coconut flour to make keto pancakes. Fresh juices pair wonderfully with pancakes topped with fresh fruit.

fresh Fruits Topped Pancakes Recipe

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4. Nutella

Nutella, the most popular pancake topping, is the star of the show. Nutella never fails to disappoint, whether it’s stuffed into pancakes or smeared on top of those golden delights. The earthy, rich creamy flavors complement the melt-in-your-mouth soft pancakes perfectly. Add the crunchiness with toasted pecans.

Do you know another item that Nutella goes well with? Cinnamon. Talk about the ideal breakfast: cinnamon roll pancakes dipped in Nutella and served with hot chocolate.

Nutella Stuffed Pancakes recipe

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5. Whipped Cream

Try this combination: oat flour gingerbread pancakes with whipped cream slathered on top. That sounds divine! Whipped cream’s delicate and creamy textures offer a classic flavor to your pancakes.

If you want to treat yourself, whisk some cream at home for freshness. Combine it with butter for a rich flavor.

Sweet Cream Pancakes recipe

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6. Fresh Berries

If I had to arrange a pancake party, I’d serve pancakes topped with fresh berries first! The citrus flavor and aroma of cranberries, raspberries, and strawberries are plenty to get your day started.

Use buttermilk pancakes or keto pancakes; either way, you’ll get the same crisp, earthy aromas from these treats. You can use fresh berries in the batter or on top of the pancakes however you wish. Just imagine, golden-brown pancakes topped with bright colorful fresh berries.

super fluffy blueberry pancakes recipe

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7. Banana and chocolate chips

Let’s not forget this fun pancake topping that is a classic you can’t forget, bananas chocolate chips duo. The banana’s sweet, energizing flavors complement the chocolate chip pancakes beautifully. Chocolate chips can be mixed into the batter or sprinkled on top. Drizzle maple syrup over the pancakes to add complexity to the delight.

Are you throwing a pancake party and looking for something sophisticated that stands out? Instead of round oven pancakes, make pancake bars.

Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes recipe

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8. Blueberry Sauce

Gleaming blueberry sauce spread over pancake bars sounds lovely, doesn’t it?

I would go with buttermilk pancakes because they have a moist texture that pairs well with the sweet sticky blueberry syrup with a tangy flavor. This fresh fruit sauce is absolutely delicious! If you prefer your pancakes fluffy and light, we recommend using cake flour.

Easy Homemade breakfast Blueberry Sauce recipe

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9. Nuts

On a keto diet, nuts are traditional yet fun pancake toppings. Toasted nuts, such as hazelnuts, walnuts, and pecans, have an earthy and autumnal flavor that lends crunchiness and creaminess to your pancakes. Drizzle with maple syrup or add whipped cream for a more malt-like flavor.

Even buttermilk pancakes are an alternative, along with a hot beverage.

Banana Nut Pancakes recipe

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10. Burger Patty

This can also be referred to as a breakfast burger. This is ideal for the keto diet due to the high protein content and intense flavors of the juicy patty. With keto pancakes, the burger patty stands out with the addition of siracha mayo and cheese. If you like eggs, you can top them with a perfectly cooked egg with a runny yolk.

Best Hamburger Patty Recipe breakfast

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11. Peanut Butter

This beautiful combination of buttermilk pancakes and peanut butter is a work of art! The nutty creamy texture of peanut butter smeared on top of the pancake provides the perfect blend of salty and sweet.

Depending on your preferences, you can use either nutty or creamy peanut butter. Although it has a thick consistency, peanut butter melts beautifully when heated in the oven.

Peanut Butter Pancakes recipe

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12. Bacon

Everything is indeed better with bacon, as they say. The flavorful and crunchy texture of bacon complements the fluffiness and moistness of pancakes perfectly. If you enjoy your pancakes with bacon chunks, you can add them to the batter.

If you prefer the crunchiness of bacon, you can sandwich it between each layer of pancake and drizzle it with maple syrup. With the same exceptional flavors as keto pancakes, it works best for the keto diet.

Savory Bacon Pancakes Recipe

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13. Salsa

You’ve probably never had salsa with pancakes. It’s a strange blend, but it is insanely delicious. The fiery spice kicks from the salsa and the sweetness from the corn give the moist pancakes a piquant flavor. The freshness of vegetables gives a unique taste to the pancakes.

A definite show-stopper during the pancake party!

Sweetcorn pancakes with poached eggs and salsa recipe

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14. Fried Chicken

We’ve all heard that fried chicken tenders go great with waffles, but did you know they’re even better with pancakes? The fried chicken is cooked to perfection. The fried chicken juices impart a delicate flavor to the pancakes. To your taste, you can apply your seasonings.

Hollandaise sauce, which is rich and gluten-free, can be used to accompany the crispy fried chicken. For a woody flavor, sprinkle ground sesame seeds on top.


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15. Lemon Ricotta

If you have been to a food festival, you must have tried these lemon ricotta pancakes! The best part about these pancakes is the additional moisture and buttery texture from the creamy ricotta to already fluffy and moist pancakes. It gives a bit of an Italian flair combined with a tang of lemon juice and lemon zest with a hint of vanilla.

To add extra sophistication to this dish, you can make a pancake bar and pair it with green tea. Sprinkle confectionary sugar for some final touches.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes recipe

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16. Strawberry Pancake Syrup

Let’s just say strawberry syrup is everyone’s favorite. It’s simple to make and perfect for topping pancakes. The acidity of the lemon juice and berries combines with the sweetness of the sugar to give the sauce complexity. Top the pancake with strawberry syrup and fresh fruits.


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17. Marshmallow

Everyone has had pancakes that are light, fluffy, and airy, but they have never tried these gooey pleasures. The smoothness and gooeyness of these marshmallow pancakes come from the melted marshmallow and white chocolate.

We don’t want you to miss out on these decadents, therefore it’s time to test these with a new hot chocolate recipe.

Hot Chocolate Pancakes Recipe

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18. Fruit Compote

Fruit compote is a combination of fresh fruit and fruit sauce. Who wouldn’t want two treats in one, after all? If you’re looking for something light and refreshing, try pancakes topped with fruit compote. You can prepare the compote with any fruit you choose. The sweetness of the fruits and the spiciness of the cinnamon make your pancakes delectable.

Berry Compote for Pancakes, Waffles, & French Toast (Vegan, Gluten Free) recipe

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19. Caramel sauce

Caramel sauce should be your first choice if you’re trying to decide which sauce to serve with pancakes. The sauce has the ideal consistency—neither it’s too runny nor too thick. Bourbon and a small amount of salt can be infused to give the sauce more depth.

Trust the process; it will result in a delicious sauce! The smooth buttery sauce is absorbed by the soft and moist pancakes, making it exquisite.


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20. Sausage

Bacon, chicken, burger patties, and other delicacies Forget the rest and try sausages with pancakes. With all of those juicy flavors and smokiness saturating the pancakes, it’s the perfect comfort food. It goes well with soft scrambled eggs and fresh orange juice.

Sausage Pancakes recipe

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21. Chocolate

Chocolate! You read that correctly. The ultimate classic pancake and chocolate combo, whether it’s chocolate syrup, chocolate chip, or chocolate candy bars. Imagine chocolate pancakes with pouring chocolate syrup along the sides.

When you can have the most heavenly treat covered in chocolate syrup, there is no such thing as having too much chocolate. Oh, the ooey-gooey bliss.

Chocolate Pancakes {with Chocolate Sauce, Strawberries and Bananas} recipe

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22. Fried eggs

A filling breakfast of fried eggs and warm pancakes. You can cook either fluffy, moist scrambled eggs with vegetables such as tomatoes and mushrooms or fried eggs with a perfectly runny yolk.

It has always been pleasant to eat eggs with pancakes. You can pair it with breakfast sausages and a steaming mug of coffee.

If you’re short on time, a fried egg pancake bar is a good go-to.

Pancake breakfast fried eggs recipe

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23. Caramelized Bananas

Caramelized bananas are nothing short of spectacular. The bananas have a rich flavor from being caramelized and then drizzled with maple syrup. You can toast some pecans and sprinkle them on the pancakes to give them some crunch and earthy flavors.

These overripe bananas are ideal for this dish, so don’t throw them away. If you haven’t had this fluffy pancake smeared with buttery caramelized bananas and topped with pecan, you’re seriously missing out on good food.

Banana Pancakes with Caramelized Bananas and Toasted Pecans recipe

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24. Granola

Are you watching your calories? We’ve got you covered! Granola added as a topping for keto pancakes will add the ideal amount of crunch as well as the nutty flavors of the nuts and oats.

Strawberries are a great addition if you want to add something refreshing. It would not hurt to add some whipped cream to make it smoother.

Strawberry Granola Pancakes recipe

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25. Apple Butter

Try this apple butter instead of constantly adding regular butter—we all grow bored of it! It has a hearty and wholesome feel to it. The sweetness of the apple and the spice of the cinnamon complement each other well.

Apple Butter Pancakes recipe

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26. Fried Apples

You’ve probably heard of caramelized apples, but it’s about time you tried fried apples with pancakes. Fry the apples in butter, cinnamon, and sugar, but make sure they’re thinly sliced so the flavors can come through.

Fried Apples Recipe (Southern Style) recipe

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27. Apple Sauce

Pancakes with caramel apple sauce are a delicious way to kick off the fall season. This dairy-free apple sauce is infused with cinnamon. The right consistency of syrup moistens the pancakes by soaking in them, imparting an apple flavor to the pancakes.

A caramelized apple sauce pancake with a side of cinnamon tea will get you in the mood for the chilly weather.


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28. Blueberry Syrup

This deep-colored sweet rich sauce complements everything, including french toast, waffles, and pancakes. Are you concerned about blueberries’ tartness? They are reduced by sugar.

This sauce is not only delicious, but it is also high in nutrients from blueberries. To take your pancakes to the next level, drizzle them with this blueberry syrup. This is terrific with milkshakes!


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29. Crushed Candy Bars

Fill your pancakes with crushed candy bars such as Reese’s, Snickers, M&M’s, or even Hershey’s. Are you going to a pancake party? Thanks to its stunning, brilliant hues, this will stand out from the rest of the crowd. Whipped cream adds richness while also complementing the candy bars.

Snickers pancakes recipe

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30. Lemon Curd

The pancakes are drenched in the mouthwatering citrusy flavors of lemon curd. Lemon curd enriches the pancakes with zesty and sweet lemon aromas. As delectable as it may be, this is unhealthy, so keep an eye on the calories!

To enhance the lemon curd’s flavor, you can garnish it with nuts and lemon zest.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes curd recipe

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