Pancake Toppings

These 8 sauces, syrups, chutneys, and spreads make sweet additions to your morning pancakes—but also try them spread on toast or waffles, swirled into yogurt, and spooned onto ice cream.

Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce
Poogan’s Porch Blueberry Texas Pete Sauce
Blueberries add a fruity note to classic Texas Pete's sauce.Yossy Arefi
Lavender Earl Grey Caramel
Lavender Earl Grey Caramel
Lavender and Earl Grey tea lend this caramel sauce a citrusy, floral note—serve it warm on top of ice cream.Yossy Arefi
Lemon Poppy Seed Honey
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Apricot and Almond Sauce
Apricot and Almond Sauce
This fruity purée is great swirled into ice cream or spooned atop pancakes or toast.Yossy Arefi
Apple Brandy and Cinnamon Syrup
Apple Brandy and Cinnamon Syrup
Reducing this brandy-rich syrup over low heat helps keep it unclouded—drizzle it over pancakes or waffles for an autumnal breakfast treat.Yossy Arefi
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Vanilla-Thyme Crème Anglaise
Vanilla-Thyme Crème Anglaise
Classic crème anglaise—a vanilla custard sauce—gets a slight herbal note with the addition of a few sprigs of thyme.Yossy Arefi