Breakfast FOOD

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes – Light and fluffy pancakes packed with blood orange zest and dark chocolate chips. The perfect spring breakfast!

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)
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Pancakes hold a very special place in my heart. They’re what I make my boyfriend every weekend (and by weekend I mean Tuesday/Wednesday, because he’s a tattoo artist so lol what’s a normal weekend), after he worked hard all week and finally has a chance to relax. Making him breakfast is one of my favorite things in the world.

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

He’s usually a fan of plain, buttery pancakes, but I wanted to make something different this weekend, and since you guys know how obsessed I am with blood oranges, it was time for blood orange pancakes. It just had to be done.

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

These pancakes are so light and fluffy, with a tart citrus kick and rich dark chocolate to balance it all out. They’re so good, I definitely snuck one off the skillet while I was making them and ate it in two bites. And I definitely burned my mouth a little bit, but it was definitely worth it.

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)
Here’s What I Used:

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4
Author: Brit Wolfe


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 1/4 cups nondairy milk
  • juice and zest of 1 large blood orange
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Sift together the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt).
  • Add the wet ingredients (oil, milk, orange juice, and orange zest) and mix well.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Let the pancake batter sit for 5-7 minutes. This allows the batter time to rest and also allows the baking powder to start working, which leads to the fluffiest pancakes!
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat, then add a Tbsp. of butter to the hot pan.
  • Scoop the pancake batter onto the buttered pan, and cook until golden brown.

Recipe adapted from The Pretty Bee – “Light & Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

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