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Adding a little cream cheese into your pancake batter makes for the fluffiest pancakes around.

Cream Cheese Pancakes

Cream Cheese Pancakes are the thickest, fluffiest pancakes you'll ever eat. They're just as easy as making traditional breakfast pancakes but 10X fluffier and just as delicious. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast Recipes, Pancakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 pancakes


  • 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz cream cheese , softened
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk


  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. 
  • Then whisk in the vanilla extract and eggs, followed by the milk into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Gently fold the wet ingredients into the flour mixture. 
  • Heat a large frying pan or electric griddle to low-medium heat. Lightly grease with oil or non-stick cooking spray.
  • Pour ¼ cup of batter per pancake onto the griddle and cook for 2-4 minutes until you see a few air bubbles beginning to form. Flip, and continue cooking on the other side until golden.