Delicious Range of Pancake Topping Recipes

Having a range of healthy pancake topping recipes will transform your pancakes into memorable meals.

Unless your pancakes are filled with fruit, sometimes they need a little extra flavor.  Nothing beats a berry syrup, some honey butter, or if you want to be super healthy, a creamy cheese topping made from cottage cheese. 

Low-fat Cheese Topping

pancakes with cream cheese topping

   500 g / 1 lb low-fat cottage cheese
   2 tablespoons sugar
   ½ teaspoon grated orange zest
   2 tablespoons orange juice

Makes about 2 cups

How to Make

Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and blend for about 30 seconds or until smooth. 

Serve immediately with fresh pancakes.

To store place in a storage container with a tight-fitting lid, and refrigerate for about a week.

Honey Butter

   80 g / 2 ¾ oz unsalted butter, softened
   2 tablespoons honey

How to Make

Place the butter and honey in a small bowl and beat until pale and fluffy.  A hand-held electric mixer would be ideal for this.

Strawberries with Maple Syrup

pancakes with strawberries and maple syrup

   1 large punnet strawberries
   ½ cup maple syrup

How to Make

Place the strawberries and maple syrup in a saucepan over a medium heat and stir.  Gently cook for 1 – 2 minutes or until the berries are warm and well coated in the syrup.

Berry Syrup

   1 ½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries
   1 ½ cups fresh or frozen raspberries
   Or you could use frozen mixed berries
   ½ cup maple syrup
   ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to Make

Combine berries, maple syrup and cinnamon in a saucepan.  Cook over medium heat until heated and berries are covered in syrup.  Serve warm over pancakes.

Cinnamon Apple Topping

pancakes with apple cinnamon topping

   1 can unsweetened pie apples
   1 tablespoon butter
   1 teaspoon brown sugar
   1 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make

Melt butter in pan over medium heat.  Add can of pie apples, brown sugar and cinnamon.

Stir frequently until the apples are warm and coated with the sugar and cinnamon.

Spoon over warm pancakes.

Try our Toppings with these Pancake Recipes

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Yogurt Pancakes

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