CinnaSwirl Pancakes

Posted by Samantha Moniz on

 CinnaSwirl Pancakes

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

Cinnamon Swirl:

  • 5 1/2 Tbsp packed brown sugar 
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Cream cheese icing:

  • 4 oz cream cheese, at room-temperature
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • butter for serving
  • pure maple syrup for serving


  1. Beat egg whites with hand mixer for 2-3 minutes
  2. In a large bowl mix egg yolks, yogurt and vanilla.
  3. In a medium bowl combine the flour, brown sugar, baking soda, salt. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet. Using a rubber spatula mix until just combine. Working in batches, gently fold the egg whites into the batter.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. Transfer paste to ziplock bag, cut a tiny hole into one corner and set the bag aside.
  5. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Use butter or cooking spray to coat the surface. Add 1/4 cup of batter to the hot skillet and then swirl cinnamon butter into pancake. Cook until pancakes bubbles, then flip. 
  6. Mix icing ingredients together, smear/drizzle on your pancakes. ENJOY!