Dinner Recipes with Pancake Mix

Dinner Recipes with Pancake Mix

Probably, you can’t think of making something else other than pancakes for breakfast with pancake mix. However, there are alternative uses of pancake mix.

Surprisingly true that you can try dinner recipes with pancake mix! You can spice it up, and turn it into a flavorful batter, and go for different revolutionary dinner choices folding or wrapping pulled meat, cheese or fresh herbs inside.

How to Make Dinner Recipe with Pancake Mix?

There are different ways to use pancake mix in your dinner preparation. You have choices from savory meals to dessert! Some savory recipes with pancake mix are cheesy hash brown casseroles; Chinese-Style Crispy Duck in a pancake, pancake batter fried chicken, pancake pizza etc.

They sound miraculous, aren’t they? Let’s see what ingredients we need to make Chinese-Style Crispy Duck in a pancake as dinner pancake recipes tonight.

Ingredients That You Need to Make Chinese-Style Crispy Duck in Pancake Mix:

2 Duck Legs

For Glazing the Duck:

4 Cups Boiling Water

6 Tablespoons Soft Brown Sugar

⅔ Cup Rice Vinegar

For Marinade:

½ Cup Spring Onion, Chopped

½ Cup Ginger, Finely Diced

4 Tablespoons Salt

2 Tablespoons Five Spice

2 Tablespoons Soft Brown Sugar

To Serve:

12 Chinese Pancakes

¼ Cup Hoisin Sauce

4 Spring Onions, Shredded

1 Cucumber, Thinly Sliced

Method of Preparing Dinner with Pancake Mix Step by Step:

Step 1:

Lightly scratch the skin of the duck legs that the spice can get penetrated into the thick duck meat.

Step 2:

In big boiling hot water pot, add vinegar and sugar. Mix well.

Step 3:

Submerge the duck legs in the glaze mix for 20 seconds.

Step 4:

Preheat the oven to 320°F.

Step 5:

Wipe the duck legs with a paper towel to dry. Combine all the mix evenly. Rub the duck legs thoroughly with the marinade mix.

Step 6:

Place a cooling rack over a baking tray. Make a bed of the marinade mix then put the duck legs on top. Keep the skin sides up.

Step 7:

Roast the duck legs for 30 minutes on 320°F.

Step 8:

Up the oven temperature to 400˚F and roast the duck for another 20 minutes.

Step 9:

Cool the duck legs for 10 minutes, and then shred them with forks.

Step 10:

Serve with Chinese pancakes, hoisin sauce, shredded spring onions, and sliced cucumber. Enjoy!

How to Make Pizza Pancakes for Dinner:

These are pancakes made of buttermilk and mozzarella cheese with your favorite healthy pizza toppings folded in the batter. It’s simple and healthy as you will use olive oil and buttermilk.

The buttermilk will give your pancake pizza an extra fluff! Let’s go for the ingredients we need to make this savory dinner with pancake mix.

Ingredients Need for Making Diner with Pan Cake Mix:

For Pancakes:

3/4 Cup All Purpose Flour

3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning

1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/4 Teaspoon Dried Oregano

For Making Pancake Pizza:

2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Kept in Room Temperature

1 Large Egg

3/4 Cup Buttermilk

3/4 Cup Shredded Mozzarella

2 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan

3 Tablespoons Olive Oil, for Cooking Pancakes

Method of Preparing Fluffy Pancakes Pizza Step by Step:

Step 1: 

Combine and sift all dry ingredients together

Step 2: 

Mix butter already kept in room temperature with your fingertips , until the flour turns like grainy sand.

Step 3: 

Mix egg and buttermilk together and then stir into the flour.

Step 4: 

Lightly fold in cheeses and any toppings

Step 5:

Make pancakes in olive oil

Step 6:

Stir in both cheeses and any other items that you might want to add but in a small amount such as, 1/4th of the total pancake.

Step 7:

Put a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add about 1 and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and pour about 1/4 cup batter onto the hot skillet and spread them lightly with the back of a spoon.

Step 8:

Fry for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is deep golden brown and small bubbles appear on the surface. Flip over and cook for 2 more minutes, until the bottom is also deep golden brown and the pancake should bounce back when pressed. 

Step 10:

Transfer cooked pancakes onto a serving plate and repeat the process to make 4 more pancakes. 

Serve hot with marinara sauce or your favorite sauce on the side.


There are several dinner pancake recipes that are creative and exceptionally delicious. The basic pancake mix can be served as a decadent meal on the table and surprise all.

These recipes with pancake mix are easy to transform to any healthy meals that keep you satiated for longer without any complaint! Try alternative uses for pancake mix and be innovative in cooking!

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