Food

Stacks and stacks of pancakes: 16 sweet and savoury recipes for piling onto your plate

Plain buttermilk, pajeon, seafood-topped, soufflé-style, and so many more comforting ‘cakes.

Plain buttermilk, pajeon, seafood-topped, soufflé-style, and so many more comforting ‘cakes

(Photography, right: Marcella DiLonardo; left: David Bagosy)

If biting into a piece of pajeon or slicing into a stack of pancakes piled high atop your plate elicits joy, then this list is for you. You'll find a recipe for pancakes from the buttermilk variety to seafood-topped pancakes, simple-yet-big-on-flavour savoury ones, brunch-worthy soufflé-style options and myriad other ideas among them, ideal for anytime of day. And though controversial, we've included batters with no baking soda in sight, like crepes, dosas and things you might say are not pancakes, if you're a pancake purist! To which we say: close enough. They're pancakes, just flatter! Here are 16 recipes and some add-ins, add-ons, sauces and syrups that deliver on the delight of cutting into hot, comforting 'cakes.

Sweet

Buttermilk Pancakes

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Soufflé Pancakes with Maple Blueberry Compote 

Classic Pancakes

(Photo: David Bagosy; Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Serviceberry Lemon Olive Oil Pancakes

(Photography by: Signe Langford)

Carrot Cake Pancakes

(Credit: Greta Podleski)

Berber 1000-Hole Pancakes with Date-Lemon Butter

(Photography by Alan Benson)

Paleo Pancakes

Jamie Oliver's Pineapple Pancake Mess with Yogurt, Coconut, Cashews & Lime

(Credit: Jamie Oliver)

Ployes

(Photography by Perry Jackson)

Coffee Maple Crêpe Cake

Savoury

Pajeon

(Photography by Soo Kim)

Wild Mushroom and Coffee Dutch Baby

(Photography by Marcella DiLonardo)

Dosas | ദോശ

(Photography by Christian Lalonde)

Parsnip Pancakes with Lobster and Salsa Verde

Savoury Margherita Dutch Baby

(Photo: David Bagosy, Styling: Melissa Direnzo)

Potato Latkes

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