Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup

Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup
Applesauce Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup. Photo: Diana Rattray
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings

The perfect fall breakfast. These delicious applesauce pancakes are topped with a fabulous apple cider syrup. Make the syrup the day before to make it a quick and easy gourmet breakfast.


  • For the Apple Cider Syrup:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • For the Applesauce Pancakes:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)

Steps to Make It

Apple Cider Syrup

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.

  3. When butter stops foaming, add the apple cider, brown sugar, and cinnamon sticks.

  4. Bring to a boil, stirring.

  5. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring frequently, until reduced by half to about 1 to 1 1/4 cups.

  6. This will take about 15 minutes. The syrup will thicken as it cools.

  7. Remove cinnamon sticks and serve with pancakes.


Applesauce Pancakes

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

  3. Combine eggs, milk, applesauce, and butter; add to dry ingredients and mix well.

  4. Pour about 1/3 cup of batter onto a lightly greased hot griddle.

  5. Turn when bubbles form on top; cook until the second side is golden brown. Keep warm while making the remaining pancakes.

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