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Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)
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 has 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. You guys know how obsessed I am with blood oranges, so it was time for blood orange pancakes. I’m a firm believer in putting citrus in everything you can.

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.

How to Make Blood Orange Pancakes:

These pancakes are so simple to make, and are ready within 15 minutes. Heat up a pan with some butter while you make the pancake batter to make the process even quicker!

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

Brit Wolfe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 4


  • 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

Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes (Vegan)

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Blood Orange Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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