My Story Of Obsession With Mcdonald’s Pancake Breakfast

At McDonald’s, the hotcakes are a standout item in their breakfast menu. These fluffy brown, soft hotcakes give a fresh start to every sweet lover. While the signature McDonald’s pancakes & syrups are the highlight of their breakfast menu, the syrup surely enhances the aroma and flavor of these pancakes. It’s no wonder that these hotcakes are the ultimate choice of McDonald’s breakfast lovers.

The pancakes & syrups surely enhances the aroma and flavor of these pancakes. It’s no wonder that these hotcakes are the ultimate choice of McDonald’s breakfast lovers.


Anyone who is not a morning person but loves to have sweet treats would happily wake-up to have these gooey hotcakes before 11.00 AM.

How Much Are McDonald’s Breakfast Pancakes?

These gooey, soft and fluffy McDonald’s pancakes & syrups in the U.K are available under the price range of £3.49 (you can check prices according to your location).

Customization Options

Although these fluffy mcdonald’s pancakes & syrups are a wholesome meal, still there is room for the addition of more flavors. You can add extra syrup or butter for a richer flavor. Also pair it with some fruit or yogurt for a healthy meal.

You can also have any juice or beverage of your choice to make this breakfast, complete and balanced. But these pancakes of mcdonalds are best enjoyed with hot beverages like coffee or hot chocolate.

You can also order McDonald’s signature hash browns or sausage and eggs mcmuffin to have a complete filling meal.

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. 


Pancakes highlight

The perfect golden brown appearance makes these pancakes an irresistible treat. Many customers loved the appearance and texture that makes it so appealing that they buy it again and again.

The maple syrup is added to enhance the flavor and offer a perfect blend of sweetness and love. These syrups are made of clean maple syrup and added hints of vanilla, caramel and prune. For extra sweetness sugar syrup is added to make it just perfect.


Fun Fact

What Makes These HotCakes So Popular

The melting texture, the aroma and irresistible flavor are some of the reasons these pancakes & syrups are considered as the most appealing breakfast item. You may have them in your breakfast or can incorporate these sweet treats as your late morning snacks, these will surely give you a blissful experience.

Popularity of McDonald’s PanCakes UK In Kids

It is considered as a big surprising treat for kids if their parents take them to McDonald’s and let them enjoy their favorite hotcakes with a topping of their choice.

Kids absolutely love to have sweets anytime of the day. What better way to make them happy than letting them have sweet syrup topped pancakes for their breakfasts. It would not only satisfy their sweets cravings but also provide them with all the nutrients that are necessary for their health.

Perfect combination of eggs and milk that are both considered as essential dietary elements for growing kids.


Detailed Breakdown of Dietary information

Ever wondered about the amount of calories you intake every time you have hotcakes for breakfast. 

Here is the detailed breakdown about McDonald’s pancakes & syrups: 

Calorie count table

Nutrients Value 
Calories 477 KCal
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrates 95 g
Fat 5.6 g 
Salt 1.5 g
Saturates 0.9 g
Sugar 41 g

Allergen information

Allergens it contains are:

  • Wheat gluten.
  • Milk.
  • Eggs.  

All the information is provided to the customers with dietary restrictions and allergies. You can make special requests according to your requirements and needs.

CopyCat DIY Recipe Of McDonalds PanCakes & Syrups

Although the taste and texture of McDonald’s pancakes & syrups could never be replaced, here I am sharing a recipe that would at least satisfy your craving for it.

homemadePanCake 1


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


  • In a bowl, combine eggs, milk and butter, whisk well until creamy.
  • Now add sugar, salt, Baking powder and Baking soda in the well whisked liquid batter.
  • Gradually add all purpose flour into the mixture. Whisk thoroughly after adding every batch. Mix until well combined.
  • Ensure there are no lumps left.
  • Pour ½ cup of the combined mixture in a preheated pan. Cook over low flame.
  • Flip pancake when bubbles appear on the surface (in less than 1 minute).
  • Cook until it is golden brown. 
  • Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve it with butter, honey or store bought maple syrup.
  • You may also top it with toppings of your choice that may include chocolate syrup, berries jam or Nutella.

It is recommended that you consume it fresh and hot as they taste much better when fresh.

Customer’s feedback

According to Martha, these pancakes & syrups from McDonald’s UK are the best pancakes she ever had. The texture, softness and the aroma of these hotcakes make them worth buying.  

Frequently Asked Questions

A.1 McDonald’s uses clean ,complex real maple syrup with hints of caramel, vanilla and prune. These syrups are made extra sweet with added artificial flavors.

A.2 At McDonald’s, you can order pancakes served under the name of hot cakes by them.

A.3 Hotcakes at McDonald’s contain 580 calories while Hash browns have a total of 532 KJ or 127 KCAL in a single serving.

A.4 McDonald’s pancakes cost under the price range of £3.49. 


If we summarize the whole scenario, McDonald’s pancakes had secured their place in the hearts (stomachs) of their loyal customers.

 It doesn’t matter that you made it at home or ordered it through McDonald’s , these fluffy soft, golden brown pancakes would surely bring a smile to your face. 

Besides being sweet, these hotcakes are a rich source of nutrients and complies with all dietary needs that fulfills one’s energy needs to run  through a hectic day. It is not only a favorite breakfast item for grown ups but also an absolute fantasy for kids too.

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