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Easy Red Velvet Pancakes - an easy and delicious way to bring festive color into your brunch! Perfect for Valentine's Day!

Easy Red Velvet Pancakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Kimberly Sneed


  • 2 cups pancake mix I used Bisquick
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp red food color or more as needed to reach desired red color


  1. In a large bowl, combine pancake mix, cocoa powder, sugar, buttermilk and eggs.
  2. Whisk until well blended.
  3. Add food coloring until your desired red color is achieved (we used about 1 tsp).
  4. Pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle.
  5. Cook 2-3 minutes or until bubbles form on top and edges are dry.
  6. Turn and cook the other side until pancake is done.