Pancake Toppings Ideas
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Pancake Toppings: A list of popular toppings for pancakes that include favorites syrups, fruits, savory, healthy toppings like keto, and more!

We LOVE pancake recipes around here and find it fun to mix things up from time to time with toppings and “mix-ins”.

Usually, we’ll see what we have on hand in the pantry or the freezer and then experiment and see what kind of pancakes we can come up with!

So if you’re looking for pancake toppings ideas for a weekend breakfast or if you’re hosting a pancake bar for a party, then this list will come in VERY handy, but don’t forget to check on what you already have on hand, and see what kind of creations you can come up with!

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Pancake Toppings Ideas

Some items can serve as a topping, can be mixed right in to the pancake batter or belong in multiple categories! So you actually may see duplicate items in each section.



  • Butter
  • Nutella
  • Peanut Butter
  • Almond Butter
  • Cashew Butter
  • Jelly/Jam/Marmalade
  • Fruit Compote
  • Apple Butter
  • Yogurt

Fruit Toppings

Sugary Toppings for Pancakes

  • Powdered Sugar
  • White Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Whipped Cream
  • Cream Cheese & Powdered Sugar “Frosting”
  • Sprinkles
  • Marshmallows
  • Swerve


  • M&M’s
  • Snickers
  • Reese’s Cups
  • Butterfinger
  • Peppermints/Candy Canes
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Gummy Bears/Worms
  • Poprocks

Crunchy, Crumbles, Baking Goodies

  • Milk Chocolate Chips
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Butterscotch Chips
  • Toffee Bits (Heath)
  • Sugared Pecans
  • Flaked, Sweetened Coconut
  • Marshmallows
  • Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • Crushed Cookies (Oreo’s, Gooey Butter, Nutter Butters, etc.)
  • Crushed Brownies
  • Cookie Dough
  • Cereal (Fruity Pebbles, Corn Flakes, Lucky Charms, Honey Bunches of Oats, etc.)


To mix in with syrups, whipped cream, etc.

  • Peppermint Extract
  • Almond Extract
  • Lemon Extract
  • Orange Extract
  • Butter Extract

Healthy Pancake Toppings

  • Swerve
  • Fruit (See fruit ideas above.)

Keto Pancake Toppings

Nut Toppings

Seeds + Grains


Savory Toppings

  • Crumbled Bacon
  • Egg
  • Ricotta
  • Spinach

Veggie + Floral

More Pancake Toppings?

Did I miss your favorite? I’d love to hear what you enjoy on your pancakes so I can add it to the list!

Drop a note in the comments, or let me know via Facebook or Instagram!

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