Cardamom-Spiced Muffin Pancakes

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4 Beginner 10 min 15 min 25 min

These pancakes are soft and easy to chew, and can be made without sugar for the youngest food critics.

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A fusion of a muffin and a pancake with the warmth of cardamom, perfect for a family-friendly breakfast.

Did you know?

Cardamom, known as the 'Queen of Spices', is the world's third most expensive spice, treasured for its captivating aroma.

Embark on a delightful morning journey with these Cardamom-Spiced Muffin Pancakes - a fusion of two beloved breakfast classics. Imagine the warmth of a freshly baked muffin and the comfort of a fluffy pancake, all in one. This recipe brings a touch of the exotic with the infusion of cardamom, a beloved spice with a history as rich as its flavor, which has been warming hearts since the ancient times of the Silk Road.

In Scandinavia, cardamom is essential in baking, adding a layer of complexity to their renowned pastries. We have borrowed this fragrant tradition to create a breakfast that's perfect for the whole family, including the littlest of gourmets.


These pantry-friendly ingredients come together to create a delectable breakfast treat with a hint of cardamom to tantalize your taste buds.

Cardamom not only adds a distinctive flavor but also comes with digestive benefits, making it an excellent choice for a breakfast spice.

  • 125g all-purpose flour
  • 10g baking powder
  • 2g ground cardamom
  • A pinch of salt
  • 30g sugar (optional)
  • 1 medium egg
  • 240ml whole milk
  • 30g unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 5ml vanilla extract
  • Butter or oil for cooking


In just a few simple steps, you'll transform these ingredients into a morning masterpiece that encapsulates comfort and culinary delight.

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, beat the egg and mix with the milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat with a little butter or oil.
  5. Pour small ladles of batter onto the pan for 'muffin-sized' pancakes.
  6. Cook until bubbles form on the surface, then flip and cook until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm, with a dollop of yogurt or fresh fruit if desired.

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Make sure not to over-mix the batter to keep your muffin pancakes fluffy and soft.

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