My Take on Cream Cheese Pancakes

For the first time today, I decided to try the cream cheese pancakes that everyone raves about. Well, I hate to say it, but…I’m not raving. Don’t get me wrong. They weren’t horrible. And I’m not really sure what I expected, but it wasn’t what I had.

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Here’s the recipe I used:
2 oz. cream cheese
2 eggs
1 tsp truvia
1/2 tsp cinnamon

This made me 3 very thin “pancakes”. My daughter loved them. But, for me, it was just too much egg taste. Sweet eggs really aren’t my thing. I suppose it depends on your tastes though, so you may love them!

Have you ever tried cream cheese pancakes? What did you think? Do you have a pancake recipe that you prefer more? Could I maybe add a little almond flour to this recipe and make it taste more like a real pancake? Let me know what you think!

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10 responses to “My Take on Cream Cheese Pancakes

  1. They are more like crepes than pancakes. So, if you are expecting the true pancake experience, you will be highly disappointed. I use a flavored syrup instead of truvia and cinnamon. Personal preference as I’m just not fond of truvia. If you want to make them a bit meatier, add a dash of baking powder or almond flour. My only complaint about them is my inability to flip them without making a giant mess.

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  2. The first time I made them I wasn’t impressed either. They were too thin and eggy for my tastes. The second time I followed the recipe but used only one egg. Much better consistency and taste. I also add a bit of pumpkin pie spice. Yummy!

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  3. I used 4 eggs, 3 tbsp coconut flour, 3 oz cream cheese softened, 1 tbsp almond extract 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon dash of salt and 1/8 cup of splenda. Cook in coconut oil and butter,topped with butter and smuckers sf syrup.

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