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5 from 1 vote

Orange Poppy Seed Pancakes

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Servings: 12 pancakes
Author: Garnish and Glaze


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest, zest of 1 orange
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract or vanilla extract


  • Heat a pan or griddle over medium heat.
  • Mix the flour, sugar, orange zest, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together. Add the buttermilk, eggs, milk, and extract and mix until combined.
  • Spray pan or griddle with cooking spray and pour 1/4 cup batter on and spread into a round circle. Flip with a spatula when the edges are no longer wet and bubbles begin to appear. Cook another 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve with Orange Syrup and fresh fruit.