Chocolate Griddle Cakes

Laura Steinhoff


My mom-in-law found this recipe for me in the newspaper magizine called dash. My girls just love this one for the said I need to make it for supper also. :)

★★★★★ 3 votes
30 Min
30 Min


1/2 c
dutch-process unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 tsp
2 large
whole eggs
1 large
egg yolk
3/4 c
1/4 c
vegetable oil
1 tsp
unsalted butter


1Sift together cocoa, flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl, then whisk in eggs, yolk, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla until combined well.
2Heat a griddle or nonstick skillet over moderately low heat and lightly coat with butter.
3Working in batches of 2 or 3, pour 1/4 cup batter per cake onto hot griddle; cook until bubbles appear on surface, 1 or 2 minutes. Flip cakes with a large spatula; cook until tops spring back when pressed gently, about 1 minute more.
4Transfer to a plate and loosely cover with foil to keep warm. Add 1/2 tsp. butter to griddle between batches.
5Optional: You can dress it up or down 3 ways. 1. With slices of oranges, strawberries, or raspberries. 2. Bring 1 cup heavy cream to a boil in a 1 quart saucepan. Pour over 7 oz bittersweet chocolate in a bowl. Whisk until smooth. Keep warm or at room temperature. 3. You can Top with your favorite ice cream flavors.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast