gingerbread yogurt pancakes

Richly spiced, fluffy gingerbread yogurt pancakes to fill your morning with holiday spirit.
gingerbread yogurt pancakes

Mondays and pancakes don’t always go together because guys, we have things to do! People to see! To-do lists to conquer!

And falling asleep at our desks at 11 due to carb overload is just not acceptable beginning-of-the-week behavior.

I mean, it’s not even Thursday yet. We have to have some standards.


But what if I told you I had an encounter this weekend with the perfect Monday pancake?

That it’s not only high on the protein content spectrum, but it has morals and ethics and (GASP) whole wheat flour.

This calls for hugs.


I invited cinnamon, spice, and everything nice to the pancake party as well because HOLIDAY CHEER. We need it.

In our weekends, of course, but especially in our Mondays when it feels like there is so very little else to get out of bed for.

And maple syrup on top. Don’t be a martyr.


I’m actually not usually too big of a gingerbread fan because I find the bitterness of molasses to be a major turn-off, but against the backdrop of pancake fluff, it feels less intense and cloying than it does in cake or cookie form.

When it works, it works.


Siggi’s Icelandic-style strained yogurt is perfect for upping the protein ante in these. It’s pretty low in sugar, but with the perfect amount of creaminess so that it gives the impression of decadence and indulgence. I find the subtle coconut pairs perfectly with the rich gingerbread spices, but so would the vanilla or pumpkin flavors if those are easier for you to get your hands on.

This Monday thing. I feel like we can do this.


Gingerbread Yogurt Pancakes
Richly spiced, fluffy gingerbread yogurt pancakes to fill your morning with the holiday spirit.
Yield: 12 pancakes
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp ginger
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (6 oz) container Siggi's Coconut Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt. Whisk in the eggs, yogurt, vanilla, milk, and molasses, until mostly smooth.
  2. Heat a nonstick griddle over medium heat. Using a ¼ cup scoop, pour the batter onto the griddle. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface, and then flip. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Serve with syrup.
An Eats Well With Others Original
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 pancakes

Check out the siggi’s website for more yogurt recipe inspiration!

For more holiday breakfast ideas, check out these:

blood orange greek yogurt poppy seed pancakes

Blood Orange Greek Yogurt Poppyseed Pancakes

brown butter pumpkin chai waffles

Brown Butter Pumpkin Chai Waffles

lemon pistachio cornmeal muffins

Lemon Pistachio Cornmeal Muffins

From Around the Web:

Almond Ricotta Pancakes from Nutmeg Nanny

Gingerbread Cardamom Waffles from I Am A Food Blog

Cranberry Orange Baked French Toast Casserole from Taste and Tell

Pumpkin Coconut Yogurt Waffles from Girl Versus Dough

Pecan Spiced Buttermilk Pancakes from Blogging Over Thyme

siggi’s rather delicious yogurts with simple ingredients and not a lot of sugar.

Try delicious flavors like vanilla, pumpkin & spice, and mixed berries & açai, power up your breakfast with their recipes and print a coupon.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of siggi’s Dairy. The opinions and text are all mine.

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49 Responses to Gingerbread Yogurt Pancakes

  1. Kathryn says:

    I tried making some gingerbread pancakes this weekend and they were a total bust – you’re so look perfect so I’m definitely trying them asap!

  2. I just love this combination! Hurray for gingerbread!

  3. Beth says:

    Well, I am a huge fan of gingerbread at all times, and you have just made my day. Can’t wait to try these.

  4. Krista says:

    Absolutely scrumptious, Joanne. 🙂 I like a hint of molasses and these sound just perfect. 🙂

  5. Baby+June says:

    Ooooh those sound fabulous! I love gingerbread, of course it would be awesome in pancake form! 😀

  6. Pancakes are definitely necessary for a Monday. These look so fluffy and heavenly!

  7. Nicola says:

    I’m not usually a huge fan of gingerbread either. Mostly because it can be bitter dry and the cookies are rock hard. But in fluffy pancakes – yes please!

  8. I think my Monday morning NEEDS these gorgeous pancakes, and I really don’t care about the fact that I already had breakfast too. 😉 Gingerbread ‘fo life!

  9. I kid you not, I was JUST thinking yesterday about how wonderful it would be to have some fluffy gingerbread pancakes in my life one morning soon. It’s like you knew I needed them, too. *high five*

  10. I was happily greeted by this stack of pancakes on Instagram this morning and I couldn’t wait to read your post! De-Lish!!

  11. Trisha says:

    Healthy Holiday Pancakes on a Monday? Win! Love these. Siggis is one of my favorites, but I’ve never tried cooking with it. Definitely trying these!

  12. Oh see, I love molasses. Try my sauteed brussels and you’ll be converted forever. So, these pancakes? I’m in… Monday. And all the other days of the week.

  13. Heather says:

    I make gingerbread pancakes every Christmas morning from the same recipe, but I really like the sound of this one and love the healthy additions!

  14. Lori R. says:

    Well, when you put it that way, pancakes are perfect for Mondays. Also, I am gingerbreads biggest fan. These sound great!

  15. Mira says:

    I love the idea of gingerbread pancakes, these look perfect! Definitely something to try soon 🙂

  16. SallyBR says:

    Phil is the pancake maker in our home and very adamant about his family recipe. I try to rebel a few times, but let’s say it is a tricky subject

    would love to have a couple of your gorgeous pancakes, although I would probably have them for lunch instead of breakfast… 😉

  17. Ehm…. can Pancake Mondays be a thing? Also I love Siggi’s Dairy! They’re such a great company, and produce amazing products. Glad you got the chance to work with them!

  18. Julia says:

    Every Monday should come with a high stack of fluffy pancakes! Gah, these things look so flavorful! I love yogurt pancakes – so rich with such a nice tang. I can taste the holidays now!

  19. Healthier pancakes that are Monday-approved?! Ok, fine, truth? Usually I’m so bummed that it’s Monday that I start my week like this, and by Friday, I’m eating the healthy stuff out of guilt for what I’ve done all week. So pretty much I would love these either way 🙂

  20. Oh, YUM! I am going to make these on Christmas eve morning when we have family staying.

  21. Pam says:

    I actually think my kids would LOVE these. Bookmarked.

  22. I love the idea of gingerbread pancakes! Might just whip up a batch for the X’mas morning.
    Thanks for sharing, Joanne.

  23. I always love a good stack of pancakes. These looks perfectly fluffy!

  24. These are SO pretty! I love the flavour too!

  25. I would love to start my week with a stack of these pancakes!

  26. This would make Mondays more like Sundays. Which has to be a good thing. And having them on Sunday? Heaven.

  27. Kate says:

    My only drawback with Monday pancakes is the extra time it takes to make them!

  28. I am such a breakfast person, so you have got me going with this recipe. I’m definitely trying this out this weekend

  29. Kelly says:

    My Monday could definitely use some holiday cheer in pancake form. I love the gingerbread and coconut yogurt in here! They look so fluffy and delicious!

  30. Pam says:

    Pancakes are great, but gingerbread pancakes are over the edge. Have to try this, every Monday!

  31. I wish I’d had these pancakes this morning! I love the gingerbread flavors-so perfect for the season 😀 and the fact that they’re healthyish? HOOORAY

  32. These pancakes sound amazing! I just bought a gingerbread doughnut, and I have got to say, it was pretty tasty. This sounds like a way healthier way of getting my gingerbread fix!

  33. I first read the title of this at breakfast time and had to stop myself from getting up and making them immediately! I am now reading it properly mid-afternoon and thank goodness there is no kitchen handy!

  34. Isadora says:

    I just bought some pumpkin Siggie’s yougurt the other day and it is the best ever!! That crispy edge on these pancakes look amazing! That is my favorite part of eating pancakes and these look perfect! Don’t even get me started on the gingerbread aspect, love them!

  35. coconut yogurt. I didn;t even know there was such a thing! Wow, the pancakes are leaving me speechless and i don’t get speechless! LOL!

  36. Sues says:

    I wish it was Saturday morning, so I could make these ASAP!

  37. Eileen says:

    I heart gingerbread and molasses cookies both, so I am all over these! NOM NOM NOM. 🙂

  38. Teffy says:

    I’m looooving ginger at the moment, so I am game for anything and everything that has it – especially if said thing is pancakes! Always up for pancakes!

    {Teffy’s Perks} X

  39. Hotly Spiced says:

    I do love your perfect looking stack of pancakes. I don’t think I’ve ever had pancakes on a Monday. I do like the flavour of gingerbread though. I haven’t made any gingerbread so far this festive season and I hope I do get the chance (just so bloody busy!) xx

  40. Katerina says:

    Totally drooling Joanne and yogurt gives an airy texture to dough!

  41. I am obsessed with Siggi’s yogurt! These look amaaazing, can’t wait to try them!

  42. I’m already in the holiday spirit but I’ll take a huge plate of these!! 🙂 love love love these pancakes!!

  43. grace says:

    coconut yogurt exists?!? i need to find some of that asap! what a great use for it too–your pancakes look fantastic and perfect for the season!

  44. Ala says:

    Dude. I’d be a martyr for these any day–I don’t mind carb-comaing for a good cause, but if you say these pancakes won’t cause it….well, I’ll take your word for it and eat ten 😉

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  46. Bethany says:

    These sound absolutely amazing! I LOVE siggis yogurt and can imagine they help create an amazing fluffy texture when added to these pancakes! Cant wait to try them!

  47. francesca says:

    These look fantastic! Will make them Christmas morning. Thank you -xo-

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