Maple Bacon Pancake Poppers

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Maple bacon pancake poppers add fun to breakfast.

Pancake Poppers - Maple bacon pancake poppers add fun to breakfast.

When I was a kid, I had toast for breakfast every day. I’m talking practically every single day for years. I’m not quite sure if it was just my picky nature (milk in cereal, gross) or that toast is cheap, easy, and something I could do for myself.

Nowadays I still enjoy toast every once in a while, but I like to branch out with my breakfasts. Although the rest of my family is happy with cereal for days on end, I crave variety, and explains a lot of the experimenting I do in the kitchen.

My most recent experiment was a success, because these maple bacon pancake poppers were born. We love pancakes, so it was only a matter of time before I figured out a way for us to have pancakes a lot more often.

All you need to do is mix up some pancake batter, and instead of getting out your griddle, grab your muffin tin and pour the batter into the muffin wells.

Totally easy, and in a few minutes you’ll have perfect mini pancakes for popping. Why bother with those frozen bags of mini waffles when you can have these on hand in the fridge?

Plus, the maple bacon pancake poppers recipe is completely customizable. Don’t like bacon? No problem, just leave it out (you weirdo). Toss in some mini blueberries instead, or mini chocolate chips, or chopped fresh strawberries.

Pretty much anything goes — you can even add your mix-ins after the batter has been poured into the muffin tin, allowing the rest of the family to add their own breakfast flair.

Pancake Poppers - Maple Bacon Pancake Poppers are pancakes made in a muffin tin for ultimate bite-size fun.

These store pretty well in the fridge, so feel free to make a big batch and then reheat as needed throughout the week. They’re great for snacking in the afternoon too, especially with a nice mug of hot chocolate for dipping into!

Want full-size pancakes? Try my favorite mascarpone pancake recipe.

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Maple Bacon Pancake Poppers

Maple Bacon Pancake Poppers

These mini pancakes add more fun to breakfast.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 269 kcal


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top. Lay bacon across rack and bake for 15 minutes. Let cool enough to handle.
  • Reduce oven to 350°F and grease a muffin tin.
  • Meanwhile, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together egg and milk, and stir into flour mixture to make a batter.
  • Chop bacon and mix with the maple syrup, then stir into the batter. Stir in the melted butter.
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of batter into each muffin well. Bake for 10 minutes, let cool slightly, and serve with powdered sugar or extra syrup for dipping.


Calories: 269 kcalCarbohydrates: 34 gProtein: 11 gFat: 10 gSaturated Fat: 4 gCholesterol: 70 mgSodium: 649 mgFiber: 1 gSugar: 6 g

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    1. @Nelly I reheat in the microwave for speed, but in the oven should work too. If you have a toaster oven I’d do that! The main thing is that you don’t want them to dry out.