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Ask the Readers { What is Your Favorite Pancake Topping}


Today I thought we would do a totally fun question for Ask the Readers. We are going to talk pancakes. More specifically what you like to put on top of your pancakes.

In my house it really varies what people like on their pancakes. Some like butter and syrup and some like just syrup and no butter. We used to love peanut butter or Nutella on our pancakes, but can no longer do that because of my daughter’s nut allergy.

We also love fruit on our pancakes. For special occasions or holidays we love to serve pancakes with fruit topping and whipped cream. Yum!

Buttermilk Pancake Syrup

I also like to change up the syrup we use on our pancakes. Sometimes we use regular store bought syrup or real maple syrup, but I also love to make my own. Some of our favorites are homemade Mrs. Buttersworths syrup, buttermilk syrup, apple pancake syrup, and blueberry pancake syrup.

We also used to love peanut butter pancake syrup. It is so good! If you love peanut butter it is a must try!

Now I would love to hear your favorite pancake topping. Do you love syrup, butter and syrup, peanut butter, fruit, or something else? 

Lynn's Kitchen Adventures


  1. Sugar and lemon juice.

  2. butter and homemade apple butter

  3. I love whipped cream, IHOP’s Butter Pecan Syrup (sold by Walmart), followed with coconut syrup. It’s. The. Best!

    • I have never had coconut syrup? It sounds really good! Is that something you make homemade? I would love to know how you make it!

      • It’s big in Hawaii. I buy it there, some Japanese grocers, Amazon and many World Markets. Have you ever made coconut rice?

  4. I like a little butter, maple syrup and pecans.

  5. Nutella and strawberry jelly!

  6. In our home it has to be real maple syrup that my husband and son make and butter. Occasionally, we put chocolate chips in the batter and those we eat plain!

  7. You can’t beat fresh strawberries & whipped cream!
    2nd best is some good homemade strawberry freezer jam (whipped cream for special occasion maybe?).

    This morning we just had Whole Wheat pancakes made from discarded starter with PB & syrup.

  8. My children’s favorite is a butter sauce/syrup: 2 cp sugar, 1 cp cream, 1 stick butter, 2 tsp vanilla. We also make a homemade maple syrup: equal amounts of white sugar, brown sugar and water, nuke till thickened and add a little maple flavoring. I often put any flavor of pie filling, peanut butter, and butter on the table as other options. I, too, love the sound of that coconut syrup…need to check into that!

    • That sounds really good! It sounds like it is similar to the buttermilk syrup I make, but with cream. I will have to try it. I used to make homemade maple syrup all the time, but have not made it in years.

  9. Karin Goodman says

    Homemade blackberry syrup is my favorite. Several in our family like corn syrup, but not me.

    • We at a lot of blackberry syrup on pancakes growing up. If jam or jelly did not set up right mom would just have us use it on pancakes.

  10. Louise Norbury says

    My mom used to make a lot of homemade syrups, my favorites were pear, chokecherry and saskatoon. Now I like more savoury options. Buttermilk pancakes made with crisp bacon crumbles in the batter and sunny side up eggs on top so that the yolks act as syrup. Another flavour star is corn cakes with huevos rancheros on top.

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