stack of gingerbread pancakes with cranberry compote and whipped cream on top
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Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes with Cranberry Compote

These Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes, made with butterscotch pudding, are mild (contain no molasses or cloves) and so delicious! The easy cranberry compote pairs perfectly with the slightly sweet pancakes and makes a festive and beautiful holiday breakfast or brunch!

Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American, Canadian, North American
Keyword gingerbread, pancakes, pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 7 pancakes
Calories 566kcal
Author Terri Gilson


Cranberry Compote

  • 3 cups frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp cornstarch



Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes

  • Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium heat and spray with non-stick cooking spray
  • Mix flour, pudding powder, baking powder. cinnamon, ground ginger, baking soda and brown sugar together in a medium bowl.
  • In a separate small bowl, mix egg, milk, oil and vanilla.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Pour about 1/4 - 1/2 cup batter into pan to desired size of pancake, depending on how big you like your pancakes and the size of your pan.
    Pour about 1/4 cup batter into pan to desired size of pancake.
  • When bubbles appear on surface, then flip and cook on other side until lightly brown.
    When bubbles appear on surface, then flip and cook on other side until lightly brown.
  • Repeat with remaining batter until all gone.

Cranberry Compote

  • In a saucepan, bring the cranberries, sugar, and water to a boil. 

  • Reduce heat to medium high and add vanilla and orange zest, then simmer for 5 to 10 minutes or until the compote is syrupy.
  • Add the cornstarch to 1 tsp water in a small bowl and mix until smooth. Add to compote and cook for 2-3 more minutes or until it thickens slightly.
  • Let cool and refrigerate until completely chilled, about 30 minutes.


*NOTE: VIDEO: How to Make a Compote
Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Pudding Pancakes with Cranberry Compote
Amount Per Serving
Calories 566 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 281mg12%
Potassium 235mg7%
Carbohydrates 126g42%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 87g97%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 47mg57%
Calcium 123mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 126g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 87g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 2mg