These tres leches pancakes are super soft, fluffy and topped with a decadent three milk syrup so good that you won’t want regular pancake syrup again! Top it off with some extra caramel or dulce de leche, a sprinkle of cinnamon and whipped cream and you are in for a treat!
1½cupsmilk or alternative milk (can add up to 1/4 cup more milk if batter is too thick or continues to thicken as you are cooking)see notes for alternative milk options
2eggs (if you omit, increase milk by 3 tablespoons) can also substitute flax egg
2tbsp2 tablespoons oil or butter in pancake batter (optional). If you omit this ingredient you can add slightly more milk.
2tbspOil or butter to cook pancakes in pan.
Tres Leches Syrup
14oz can sweetened condensed milk
12ozcan evaporated milk
1cupheavy whipping cream
4tbspdulce de leche or caramel drizzle
Tres Leches Pancakes
In separate bowls, mix wet ingredients and mix dry ingredients. Combine wet and dry ingredients and thoroughly mix.
Heat your pan, griddle or skillet to medium high heat.
Pour pancakes mixture into pan (approx. ¼ cup per pancake).
Cook until golden brown, flipping each pancake halfway.
Boxed Mix Option: Make your favorite boxed pancake mix. Follow instructions on box.
Tres Leches Syrup
Bring mixture to a boil while stirring constantly.
Boil for 2-3 minutes to thicken (while continuously stirring).
Remove form heat and pour into heat safe boil. As it cools it will continue to thicken.
Drizzle over pancakes and enjoy!
Top with additional drizzle of caramel or dulce de leche, a sprinkle of cinnamon and/or whipped cream.
Boxed Pancake Mix Option: You can use your favorite boxed pancake mix instead of making your pancakes from scratch. Sugar (Omission or Substitutions): You can omit sugar from the recipe. You can also use cane sugar, brown sugar or your favorite sugar substitute (follow sugar substitute conversion based on your selected product/brand).Milk Options: Whole milk, 2% milk, fat free milk.Non-Dairy Milk Options: Soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, pea milk or oat milk.Flax Egg: To make a flax egg, mix one tablespoon of flaxseed meal with three tablespoons of water. Allow to sit refrigerated for about 10 minutes to thicken.Vegan and Dairy Free Pancakes: Omit egg, substitute flax egg. Select from alternative milks. For tres leches syrup, used vegan sweetened condensed milk (coconut), vegan evaporated milk (coconut) and alternative milk "heavy" option.