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Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe

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Are you ready for a simple pancake recipe? This Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe is made using a muffin mix and couldn’t be easier to make! Find out how to make easy Sunday brunch recipes with way less stress!

You will love eating a stack of these fluffy chocolate chip pancakes – and so will the whole family! Perfect for whipping up in a few moments!

Ever since I started making pancakes using a muffin mix, I’ve become obsessed with the baking method. I love how easy it is to make a plate of warm pancakes that everyone can grab and enjoy.

Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe

My boys would agree that we eat many more pancakes nowadays since I started using muffin mix. And I can say that the process is so much easier.

The great thing about using a muffin mix to make pancakes is that you can easily change the flavor and taste. Since there are so many muffin mix flavors, you can make a new flavor every time!

Don’t forget to look at the back of the muffin mix package so that you have all the needed ingredients on hand. Most need eggs, water, and/or milk, which everyone typically has on hand – but it’s always good to check!

Can I make pancakes and freeze them for later?

If you want to save time and enjoy a delicious breakfast later, making and freezing pancakes is an excellent idea!

Pancakes freeze and reheat relatively well, as long as you follow a couple of guidelines that ensure your pancakes retain their flavor goodness.

The key is to let them cool completely before freezing, separate the pancakes with wax or parchment paper, so they don’t stick together, and store them in an airtight container.

When reheating, you can place simple thawed pancakes directly onto a hot skillet or griddle with butter or light oil on medium-low heat for about four minutes until heated.

In that way, you can enjoy your freshly made pancakes any time of the day!

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Chocolate Chips Pancake Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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The following items can be found in my kitchen here at Miller Manor. Simply click the image that interests you – yes, they do contain affiliate links.

Must Have Resources:

When making Muffin Mix Pancakes at home, you really need to have the following Amazon affiliate tools on hand.

Clockitchen 7-Mold Pancake Pan Nonstick Breakfast Griddle, Gas Compatible,9.7 inch BlackWhiskware Pancake Batter Bottle with BlenderBall Wire Whisk, Pancake Batter Dispenser Bottle for Baking Pancakes, Cupcakes, Muffins, Crepes, and MoreNorpro 1417R Grip-EZ Flexible Pancake Spatula Red, 33.5cm x 16cm x 13cmAmazon Brand - Happy Belly Pancake Syrup, Original Flavor, 12 Fl Oz


Make it a Meal:

I love that meal planning makes it simple to stress less about the food options I will make for the day. I’m amazed at how a bit of planning goes a long way!

If you want to start meal planning, it’s a simple process!

Main Dish: Pineapple Casserole Recipe (with Ritz Crackers)

Vegetable Side: Asparagus Linguine Recipe

Starch Side: Oven Steak Fries Recipe

Refreshing Drink: Cotton Candy Mocktail Recipe

Don’t forget Dessert: Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe

Best Pancake Recipes:

Once you make this Simple Pancake Recipe, meal plan for the rest of the month! Here are some other great pancake recipes that are simple and easy!

I’ve gathered some of my favorites to share with you.

This Family-Friendly Blueberry Banana Pancakes Recipe is loaded with blueberry flavor.

Check out how simple it is to make these Florida Banana Bread Protein Pancakes!

Groundhog Day Pancakes are almost too adorable to eat. Almost.

Make all the colors of the rainbow with this Rainbow Pancake recipe.

Everyone is going to love the flavor of this Blueberry Pancake Pie!

While these might not be pancakes, everyone loves when I make these Colorful and Delicious Strawberry and Blueberry Waffles.

Use these 25+ Heart Shaped Recipes as inspiration to make heart-shaped pancakes.

What are fun pancake topping ideas?

Pancakes are a classic breakfast staple that all can enjoy. Many fun and delicious options exist to switch up your traditional pancake topping of butter and maple syrup.

You could add fresh or frozen fruits such as bananas, strawberries, and blueberries or an exotic fruit like mango for extra sweetness.

If you feel extra indulgent, try topping your pancakes with chocolate chips or diced Oreo cookies.

Nuts such as almonds, peanuts, or walnuts add a crunchy texture and nutty flavor, while nut butter, like almond butter or peanut butter, brings a creaminess to the pancakes.

Finally, for those longing for an even sweeter pancake experience, marshmallow fluff, caramel sauce, or sugary cereal are great options too!

All these toppings will ensure your pancakes are always delicious, flavorful, and fun.

More Chocolate Chip Recipes:

Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe

Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe

Yield: 6 pancakes
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes

This Chocolate Chip Muffin Pancakes Recipe is a great way to have a hearty and delicious breakfast!


  • 1 Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix Package
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 Egg


  1. Whisk the muffin mix, egg, and milk together.
  2. Let the mixture rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Add a skillet to the stove on medium heat, and once it is hot, add nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of pancake batter.
  5. Let the pancake cook for 2 minutes until bubbles start popping, and then flip and cook for another two minutes.
  6. Remove and serve!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 191Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 196mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 11gProtein: 6g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 3/22/2023

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