Cinnamon Roll Pancakes Recipe

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Sheila Published: January 4, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

Taste the sweet fusion of classic delights with this cinnamon roll pancake, topped with cream cheese frosting. Make this recipe in 15 minutes!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



For Pancakes:

  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • 4tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1tbspwhite sugar
  • cupsmilk,room temperature
  • 1egg,room temperature
  • 3tbspbutter,melted

For Cinnamon Swirl:

  • 3tbspbutter,melted
  • ¼cupbrown sugar
  • 2tspcinnamon

For Frosting (Optional):

  • 4ozcream cheese,softened
  • ¼cupbutter,softened
  • cupsconfectioners’ sugar
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • tspsalt


  1. In a small bowl, combine dry pancake ingredients. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients.

  2. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Add more milk if the batter is too thick. (Batter should be slightly lumpy).

  3. Combine all swirl ingredients in a small Ziploc bag and snip off the corner.

  4. Mix cream cheese and butter with a mixer on high until fluffy. Add in confectioners’ sugar ¼ cup at a time until mixed in. Add in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate until serving.

  5. Heat a lightly oiled griddle to medium. Pour ¼ cup of batter onto the griddle.

  6. Once bubbles start to form, gently squeeze a swirl of the sugar mixture into each pancake. Once the bubbles on the top side begin to pop, flip pancakes and cook an additional 1 to two minutes.

  7. Top with frosting and serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Alternatively, use a box mix for the pancakes, if desired.


  • Calories: 410.93kcal
  • Fat: 21.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.58g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.27g
  • Fiber: 0.98g
  • Sugar: 30.87g
  • Protein: 5.56g
  • Cholesterol: 78.31mg
  • Sodium: 321.58mg
  • Calcium: 256.32mg
  • Potassium: 126.53mg
  • Iron: 1.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 202.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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