Olive Oil Pancakes Recipe

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Pearl Myers Modified: March 25, 2022
Olive Oil Pancakes Recipe

How To Make Olive Oil Pancakes

Olive oil pancakes are a healthier version of a breakfast staple that doesn’t compromise on anything- taste, fluffiness, and ease.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • cupsall purpose flour
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1egg
  • cupsbuttermilk
  • ¼cupSpanish extra virgin olive oil,plus more if necessary
  • ½cupdark chocolate,preferably Spanish, broken into small pieces
  • ¼cuphoney,preferably Spanish lemon honey
  • fresh mint leaves


  1. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a mixing bowl. Whisk in the egg, buttermilk, and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil until you have a smooth batter, then stir in the chocolate pieces.

  2. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium-low heat. Ladle ¼ cup of the pancake mixture into the pan and cook until golden brown. Flip the pancake with spatula and cook until golden brown on the second side.

  3. Transfer the pancake to a warm oven. Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more olive oil to the pan as needed.

  4. To serve, drizzle the pancakes with honey and garnish with mint.


  • Calories: 596.34kcal
  • Fat: 25.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 80.91g
  • Fiber: 4.00g
  • Sugar: 33.68g
  • Protein: 11.88g
  • Cholesterol: 44.35mg
  • Sodium: 535.51mg
  • Calcium: 308.25mg
  • Potassium: 386.14mg
  • Iron: 5.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.52µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.02mg
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