Baklava Pancakes with Maple Syrup

Baklava Pancakes with Maple Syrup

North America meets the Middle East in these fluffy orange-scented Baklava Pancakes topped with chopped nuts and drizzled with Canadian Maple Syrup! Serve them as a special breakfast treat and you'll be declared mom of the year! 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Middle Eastern
Keyword orange pancakes, pancakes with nuts and maple syrup, pancakes with pistachios
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 387 kcal
Author Mahy


Dry mixture:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

Wet mixture:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk (or yogurt)
  • 2 tablespoons oil (or melted butter)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup combined of crushed toasted pistachios , walnuts and almonds
  • Canadian Maple Syrup for serving
  • 1/2 cup combined crushed toasted nuts for sprinkling


  1. Preheat an electric griddle to medium-low and spray (or swab) it with a thin layer of baking oil. Alternatively, preheat a non-stick skillet over medium heat low heat and spray or swab a thin layer of oil on it.
  2. In a large bowl, add the flour mix ingredients and whisk them until all well combined.
  3. In another bigger bowl, add all the wet mixture ingredients and whisk them well.
  4. Add the flour mix into the wet mixture and using a spatula or even a wooden spoon, mix the pancake batter well until no more flour mixture is visible but the batter is still lumpy.
  5. Take your 1/4 cup measuring cup and fill it a little over half way with batter and pour it on top of the hot griddle or skillet.
  6. With the back of the 1/4 cup measuring cup, spread the pancake batter gently into a circular shape.
  7. Let the pancakes cook for 1 minute before flipping them on the other side and let them cook for an extra minute or minute and a half (cooking times will depend on the size and thickness of your pancakes).
  8. Stack your pancakes (if using smaller sizes), drizzle them with fresh Maple syrup and top them with plenty of nuts.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Baklava Pancakes with Maple Syrup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 387 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 203mg 8%
Potassium 472mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 9g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 15%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.