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Date Butterscotch Pancakes

Breakfast or dessert? We’ll let you decide

Recipe Courtesy of Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa’s

Celebrate National Pancake Day with these deliciously decadent date-butterscotch pancakes. Warning: They might be more dessert than breakfast.


For the Date Butterscotch Pancakes

  • 1 1/2 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/3 Teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 Cup milk
  • 1 Large egg
  • 2/3 Cups pitted dates, chopped, save 1/4 cup for garnish
  • 1/4 Cup butterscotch chips, save a sprinkling for garnish
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh whipped cream
  • 1 Dash of cinnamon
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 Strawberry, sliced


For the Date Butterscotch Pancakes

In a large bowl, wisk together flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside

In another bowl, wisk together butter, honey, milk and egg and set aside

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and beat till just combined and smooth.

Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and add a small amount of vegetable oil to coat

Drop in equal amounts of batter and sprinkle in dates and butterscotch chips and cook till bubbly, then flip and cook till done, golden brown

Stack on plate, dust with powder sugar, dollop on whipping cream, sprinkle cinnamon, add strawberry, remainder of dates and butterscotch chips.

Serve with honey or your favorite syrup