My Story Of Obsession With Mcdonald’s Pancake Breakfast

McDonald’s breakfast, it’s my favorite morning treat to go for breakfast At McD. And, one of the dishes that has taken me back there again and again is their Pancakes & Sausages.

You will feel the burst of flavors as soon as you take your fist bite. The softness of Pancakes & Sausages along with the hint of sweetness from maple syrup. The rich and meaty sausage fulfill all my dietary needs without compromising on flavors. 


Also the highlight of this breakfast menu item is the cost at which it is available. You can enjoy these delectable flavors at a mere cost of £ 4.09 during the breakfast hours of the restaurant which is from 5.00AM till 11.00 AM.

At McDonald’s they offer a diverse range of meals and combos, which are full of flavor and healthy nutrients. I have been a fan of their wraps since my childhood. 

Do You Know

Ingredients That Contribute In Making It A Yummy Breakfast Item

The things that make Pancakes & Sausages so healthy and yummy breakfast menu item are:

  • Pancakes: fluffy and soft pancakes make the best breakfast item.
  • Sausages Patties: crispy yet tender and juicy sausage patties add a healthy crunch to the breakfast.
  • Sugar Syrup: the sugar syrup adds hints of sweetness to the breakfast making it an absolute treat for sweet lovers.

Fun Fact

McDonald’s HotCakes & Sausage Calories

Although I am not a very counting calorie type of person, yet it was good news for me when I came to know that having my favorite hotcakes would not derail my health goals. With a balanced mix of carbs, protein and fat, I can enjoy it along with sugar syrup without being worried about my calorie intake.

Here is the detailed nutritional information on sausages and pancakes by McDonald’s:

Nutritional InformationPer Portion
Energy (KJ)2466
Energy (KCAL)584
Fat (g)11
Of Which Saturated (g)3.7
Carbohydrates (g)99
Of Which Sugar (g)41
Fibre (g)2.9
Protein (g)20
Salt (g)2.1

What Allergens are present in Mcdonald’s Pancakes & Sausages?

Allergens that are present in Pancakes & Sausages are:

  • Wheat gluten.
  • Milk
  • eggs.

How Much Important is Breakfast Among All Meals?


Breakfast is considered as the most important meal of the day, it provides you all the healthy nutrients required to start your day. Eating breakfast has helped in improving your concentration, mood and memory. It is also helpful in maintaining healthy weight management while protecting one from chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes.

Additionally breakfast helps us in refueling the body after an overnight fast. By giving priority to a healthy breakfast helps you in setting yourself for a healthy and successful day ahead. From the ancient era, people signified the importance of a healthy and nutritious breakfast and thus have tried to incorporate healthy items into their morning meal menu.

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Samantha, a high school teacher states that she has never been a fan of having morning meals but ever since she had tasted breakfast items at McD, she never misses a chance to have her morning meals there.

HomeMade Recipe Of Pancakes And Sausages By McDonald’s

Here is a kickass copycat Pancakes & Sausages recipe of the McDonald’s breakfast item, that you can try at home. 

These are the ingredients that you may need:

For Pork Sausage Patties:

  • Pork mince 1lbs 
  • Thyme ½ tsp.
  • Oregano ½ tsp.
  • Onion powder ½ tsp.
  • Salt  a pinch.
  • Black pepper ¼ tsp.

For Pancakes:

  • Eggs 2 large
  • Milk A cup
  • Melted butter ¼ cup
  • All purpose flour 1-½ cup
  • Sugar 2 tbsp.
  • Baking powder 2 tsp
  • Baking soda 1 tsp 
  • Salt ½ tsp

Preparation Of Sausage Patties:

  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Take out mince on your palm, the size of a small ball.
  • Flattened it by pressing between your palms.
  • Spread it on butter paper.
  • Make approximately 8 patties.
  • Keep them in the freezer for 2 hours.
  • Heat butter in a non-stick pan.
  • Fry the sausage patties for 5 minutes each side.

Preparation Of Pancakes:

  • Crack eggs in a large bowl.
  • Add milk into eggs.
  • Now add melted butter into it.
  • Whisk well until combined.
  • Gradually add dry ingredients with the help of a sieve.
  • Combine well ensuring that there are no lumps left.
  • Pour ½ cup batter into a nonstick pan.
  • Cook over a slow flame.
  • Flip it when bubbles appear on the surface (in less than a minute )
  • Cook for another 30 seconds until golden.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter.

Serving suggestions:

You can serve it with store bought sugar syrup or can pair it with any hot or cold beverage of your choice. It would make it more filling and yummy when served hot.

History of Breakfast Menu At McDonald’s

I still remember reading somewhere about the days when McD’s introduced and incorporated breakfast menu items into their regular menu. It was like a revelation and a treat for McDonald’s lovers. The idea of ready to eat healthy breakfast that too within budget has been loved and appreciated globally and has garnered the attention of millions making it an instant hit.

It has become a cultural phenomena ever since it was introduced and the incorporation of Pancakes & Sausages patties has made it a multidimensional breakfast menu that covers all the variants of taste buds in its menu.

Frequently Asked Questions

A.1 No, since these hotcakes are McDonald’s signature breakfast menu item, therefore they are only available during their breakfast slot which is from 5.00 AM till 11.00 AM.

A.2 Yes, you may customize your order at McDonald’s by adding or omitting certain ingredients in your breakfast order. For instance, you may ask for extra syrup or no syrup at all.

A.3 The hotcakes & sausages at McDonald’s are available at the cost of £ 4.09.

A.4 McDonald’s sausage patties are normally made from a blend of seasoned ground pork mixed with seasonings. Although, the exact recipe has not been disclosed and is considered a well kept secret.

A.5  McDonald’s have introduced pancakes in their breakfast menu items for many years. Although the exact date may vary from location, ever since it has been introduced it is loved by people across the globe.

A.6 The sausages at McDonald’s are typically made of seasoned pork yet it is always advisable to check your local McDonald’s restaurants for exact information about the updates regarding their menu.


The Pancakes & Sausages at McD is not only a beloved breakfast item but also a healthy and nutritious delectable item that is cherished for  decades.

After being introduced by McDonald’s, it has garnered millions of followers who love to have these Pancakes & Sausages in their breakfast. After seeing huge public demand, many other fast food chains have incorporated pancakes and sausages in different variants to cater the needs and demand of their customers.

It is a morning meal that can never be replaced from my heart. I always love and appreciate its soft taste and the flavors of sausage patties served at McDonald’s can never be forgotten.  

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