Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe

Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe

How To Make Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze

Taste just like the classic red velvet cake, these red velvet pancakes are topped with cream cheese glaze for a creamier breakfast pancake.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 3tbspcocoa powder
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 2tbspwhite vinegar
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 2eggs,large
  • tbspred food coloring
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • cupsalted butter,melted
  • fresh raspberries and mint leaves,for garnish, optional

For Cream Cheese Glaze:

  • 6ozcream cheese,softened
  • 6tbspbutter,softened
  • 2cupspowdered sugar
  • ½cupmilk,plus more if desired
  • ½tspvanilla extract


  1. Preheat an electric non-stick griddle to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt then set aside.

  3. Measure out milk into a liquid measuring cup and whisk in vinegar, allow the mixture to rest for 2 minutes.

  4. Pour milk mixture into a separate large mixing bowl and add in sugar, eggs, red food coloring, vanilla, and melted butter.

  5. Whisk the mixture until well combined. While whisking, slowly add in dry ingredients and mix just until combined.

  6. Butter griddle if necessary and pour about a ¼ to ⅓ cup of batter at a time onto hot griddle.

  7. Cook until bubbles begin to appear on the top surface of the pancakes then flip and cook opposite side until pancake is cooked through.

  8. Serve warm with cream cheese glaze and garnish with fresh raspberries and mint leaves if desired.

Cream Cheese Glaze:

  1. In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer set on medium speed, blend together cream cheese and butter until well combine and fluffy for about 2 minutes.

  2. Add in remaining ingredients and mix about 1 minute until well combine, adding additional milk to thin if desired.

  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


  • Calories: 567.26kcal
  • Fat: 27.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.66g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.51g
  • Fiber: 1.60g
  • Sugar: 46.69g
  • Protein: 8.81g
  • Cholesterol: 114.24mg
  • Sodium: 496.24mg
  • Calcium: 210.77mg
  • Potassium: 216.90mg
  • Iron: 2.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 267.64µg
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