Epic Brunch Hack: Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Glaze

Whether you’re craving a delightful morning treat or planning a special brunch, these Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Glaze are a stroke of genius. Imagine the fluffy goodness of pancakes melded into cute cupcakes, finished with a drizzle of rich maple glaze – it’s a breakfast dream come true.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans)
  • Maple Glaze for topping


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl, mix the buttermilk, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients until just incorporated.
  4. Gently fold in the chocolate chips and chopped nuts.
  5. Spoon the batter into cupcake liners, filling each about ⅔ full.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 15-18 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let the pancake cupcakes cool, then drizzle with the luscious maple glaze.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 18 minutes | Total time: 33 minutes

Yields: 12 pancake cupcakes

Fluffy pancake cupcakes loaded with chocolate chips and nuts, crowned with a tempting maple glaze.

Nutritional information: Calories: 215 | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 230mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g

Imagine indulging in the perfect blend of morning comfort – the warmth of pancakes and the charm of cupcakes. These Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Glaze transform your breakfast into an experience. The softness of the pancake cupcakes, studded with mini chocolate chips and nuts, is elevated by the luxurious drizzle of maple glaze. Each bite is an adventure of textures and flavors, a sweet symphony that’s ideal for lazy weekends or delightful gatherings.

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