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Start Halloween morning off with a spooky pancake breakfast with these Spiced Ghost Pancakes.


Spiced Ghost Pancakes | Taste and Tell

*This post is sponsored by Bisquick*

I have always loved Halloween. Growing up, my brother was really into haunted houses and masks and dressing up. It was always a favorite of ours when he would make a haunted house in the basement at my grandparents’ house on Sunday nights. Thinking back now, I have to laugh, but at the time, it was all very scary.

But I think that is where my love of Halloween came from. I always loved Halloween night and the decorations and the trick-or-treating. (And of course the candy!!)

It’s fun now that my kids are getting a little bit older and really getting into Halloween. Abbi has always loved it – I think because she just loves to dress up. But even Easton decided what he wants to be this year and can’t stop talking about taking his pumpkin around to trick or treat.

While we’ll probably have a big pot of chili on the stove waiting while we trick or treat on Halloween night, I thought it would be fun to start the day off with a festive breakfast. And what’s better than pancakes??

These pancakes are super easy and so good – filled with all of the spices that scream fall. They start with Bisquick, so they come together super easy and super fast. The whipped cream ghosts aren’t a new thing (I did them on the Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars last year), but they are not only delicious to eat on top of the pancakes, but the kids will love them!!

Spiced Ghost Pancakes | Taste and Tell

Spiced Ghost Pancakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Spiced Ghost Pancakes

Start Halloween morning off with a spooky pancake breakfast with these Spiced Ghost Pancakes.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of ginger
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Maple syrup, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the Bisquick, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger. Stir in the eggs and milk.
  3. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto the hot griddle. Cook until bubbly on top and set on the edges. Flip and cook on the second side.
  4. To make the whipped cream ghosts, whip the cream until thick. Slowly add in the powdered sugar and continue to beat until you have stiff peaks. Transfer the cream to a pastry bag. Pipe the ghosts on top of pancake stacks and adhere 2 mini chocolate chips for the eyes.

Notes

*Substitute 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice for the individual spices. *The pancakes are equally delicious without the ghosts for every day.

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**This post is sponsored by Bisquick, but as always, all opinions are my own.**

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20 Responses to Spiced Ghost Pancakes

  1. Love the photos! And the idea of doing chilli on Halloween night! Great post, I’ve printed the recipe…

    Thanks!
    Noelle

  2. I totally have to make these for my kids, they will love these! Such a cute idea!

  3. Tieghan says:

    So cute! I made pancakes with ghost on tops last week, so fun fun and festive! I love spice pancakes and you can never go wrong with a Bisquick pancake. It is always good!

  4. patsyk says:

    What a fun way to start the day on Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays and we decorate like crazy for it, too!

  5. Kathy says:

    How cute! My kids would love these!

  6. I’m dyyyyyyyyying over these pancakes Deborah!! The ghosts add such a festive touch to them. And whipped cream on top of pancakes is divine. I love that you spiced up the Bisquick. Can’t wait to try these out!!

  7. Kim says:

    I remember those haunted houses (and also thought they were terrifying). :) I made your pumpkin cinnamon rolls with maple frosting for my husband’s birthday (today). They were delicious!

    –your cousin Kim

  8. Chels R. says:

    These are so much fun! What kid wouldn’t love eating these Halloween morning!?

  9. These are too cute! I’ll have a plateful please!

  10. Jaclyn says:

    These are so cute! Nothing like a tall stack of fluffy pancakes!

  11. Rebecca says:

    Such a great idea with the little ghost on top ;) I really love them!!

  12. Joanne says:

    Those ghosts are the CUTEST halloween pancake topper!!

  13. I’ve always preferred whipped cream over maple syrup on my pancakes. This is a great idea for Halloween breakfast!

  14. Valerie M. says:

    Cute! And the spice makes them special tasting!

  15. Tracey says:

    The whipped cream ghosts are such a simple way to transform the pancakes for kids – great idea! Your pancakes look so thick and fluffy, I want a big stack!

  16. Okay, how stinking cute is this?!

  17. Nutmeg Nanny says:

    These are so cute it’s killing me!! I bet they taste perfect too :) yum!

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