Slow-Cooker Pancake Cake

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Slow-Cooker Pancake Cake
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
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Want to make pancakes for a crowd? Use the slow cooker to make one giant pancake cake!
by: Girl vs Dough
Updated Mar 8, 2017


  • 4 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Fresh berries, for topping


  • 1
    Line a 6-quart slow cooker with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, whisk Bisquick™, sugar, milk, vanilla and eggs until well blended and smooth. Pour into prepared slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 3 to 4 hours until center of pancake is set.
  • 3
    Use foil to carefully lift cake from slow cooker. Place a serving plate, upside-down, on top of cake. Carefully invert cake onto serving plate. Remove foil.
  • 4
    In a medium bowl, beat heavy cream with an electric hand mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • 5
    Spread evenly over top of cake. Top with fresh berries.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Add your favorite pancake mix-ins to the batter, such as chocolate chips, chopped nuts, fresh berries, etc.
  • tip 2
    Swap fresh berry and whipped cream topping for maple syrup, fruit compote, etc.

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More About This Recipe

  • Pancakes, easy for a crowd and tastes like cake. Impossible, right? Well, I done did it. I finally figured out a way to eat pancakes and cake at the same time. The solution? This easy and delicious Slow Cooker Pancake Cake. I’ve been eating it for breakfast, brunch and dessert and I won’t stop until it’s all gone. I might even share a slice with someone! Okay, maybe half a slice. Maybe just a bite. When I’m in more of a sharing mood, however, this cake is a great way to make pancakes for a brunch crowd. It’s dense, lightly sweet and flavored just like a pancake, but its cake-like shape gives it the allure of a decadent dessert. You can top it with whipped cream and fresh berries, or a drizzle of warm maple syrup, or whatever you love to top your flapjacks with! Yes, sprinkles are encouraged, too. Add your favorite pancake mix-ins to the batter, such as chocolate chips, chopped nuts, fresh berries, etc. Swap the topping for maple syrup, fruit compote, etc. The sky's the limit! If you want to top the cake with this yummy whipped cream and berry situation, let it cool completely. Otherwise, you can dig in straight away! NOW DIG IN. In a very proper, brunch-like way, of course. And enjoy every bite of the magic that is a pancake and a cake all in one.
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