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Apple Cinnamon Buttermilk Pancakes

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Homemade Apple Cinnamon Pancakes are the perfect way to enjoy a cool crisp fall morning. Fresh buttermilk pancakes with fresh diced apples cooked in and then an apple compote on top are sure to make you taste the flavors of fall.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet Low Salt
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 pancakes
Calories 117kcal
Author Katie


  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Stove Top


  • 3 cups diced apples , peeled
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Pinch nutmeg
  • 1 Pinch ground clove
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter divided

For Topping

  • Caramel Sauce
  • Whipped Cream


  • Peel and dice apples. Place in a bowl, and toss with cinnamon sugar, Mix and set to the side.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Then add in the  buttermilk, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, vanilla extract, eggs, and 3 tablespoons cooled melted butter. Mix for 30 seconds and all ingredients are blended.
  • Mix in 1 cup of the apple cinnamon diced apples into the batter.
  • Heat a small frying pan with 1 tablespoon butter. Melt, and add in the remaining apples. Cook on medium-high heat, stirring often until golden in color and soft.
  • Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium heat.
  • Pour the batter onto the griddle, using about ¼ cup for each pancake (or less if you want silver dollar pancakes).
  • Brown on both sides. Remove from griddle and repeat until all the batter is used. Top pancakes with warm fried apples, whipped cream, and top with caramel sauce.


  • Apples - 3 cups of diced apples equals  about 4-5 small apples.
  • Make Ahead - Mix the dry batter together prior to cooking to help speed up the process.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 193IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg