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Kodiak Cake Birthday Cake Sheet Pan Pancakes

These kodiak cake sheet pan pancakes are a fun way to have a meal prep breakfast, enjoy an easy breakfast on the weekends, or even a weeknight dinner. Protein sheet pan pancakes are ready in 15 minutes and only require 3 main ingredients.

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We are huge fans of Kodiak Cakes in this house – hands down our favorite store-bought pancake mix!

We get them in bulk from Costco or on Amazon subscribe and save, and they are one of my secrets for getting in protein for kids.

I think it’s safe to say that most kids love pancakes. But with Kodiak Cakes, or a whole grain pancake mix, pancakes can be a tasty and healthy option high in fiber and protein.

Plus, we always add some sort of fruit either in the battle or as a topping. So, this kodiak cakes pancake recipe is completely balanced, nutritious and fun.

sheet pan kodiak cake pancakes on white serving bowls

Along with strawberry baked oatmeal or cherry overnight oats, these are an easy and tasty make ahead breakfast.

And, an easy way to get 25 grams of protein at breakfast to start your day on the right foot.

Why We Love Kodiak Cake Sheet Pan Pancakes

  • Ready in 15 minutes – All moms and busy families with busy mornings want this, right? Plus, the kodiak cakes mix is pre-made for you. Just add your liquid of choice, eggs and fruit and it’s possible for weekday mornings.
  • Great for picky eaters– This is a great option for picky eaters because they can add their own toppings.
  • Family friendly– Anything with sprinkles is bound to be a favorite among kids! Traditional pancakes are classic, but if you want something fun and different, you’ll love these easy sheet pan pancakes! We make them when we have cousins/guests over or just want a one pan breakfast sheet pan for the whole family. It’s like one giant pancake that you can divy up into smaller portions.
  • High in protein – While it is generally easy to get carbohydrate foods into kids, getting protein in can be harder at times. These sheet pan protein pancakes do the work for you and have protein baked in, plus more from the eggs and milk you’re using.
  • Great for lunches and dinners – Not only are these sheet pan kodiak cakes great for a meal prep breakfast, but they are also an easy re-heat lunch or dinner option and perfect for a weekend brunch. In fact, since they are packed with protein, they can be a great protein idea for kids lunches!
  • Freezer friendly – You can even freeze these as individual pancakes to enjoy on the go! Just freeze between layers of parchment paper in a freezer container or ziplock bag.

Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make sheet pancakes. Just four simple ingredients!

  • Kodiak Cakes Birthday Cake mix – You can use any Kodiak Cakes mix or homemade pancake mix.
  • milk of choice – I prefer dairy milk or soy milk for more protein. However, unsweetened almond milk is great for a light but neutral flavor.
  • eggs
  • bananas, or any other fruit you’d like to add
ingredients in bowls to make kodiak cake sheet pan pancakes

Here are some of my favorite optional add-in’s but you should add your favorite pancake toppings!

Make sure to scroll down for the full recipe!

How to Make Birthday Cake Sheet Pan Pancakes with Kodiak Cakes

All you need to do is mix your ingredients and then pour batter onto a sheet pan and bake. Older kids could easily make this recipe!

In a large mixing bowl, combine your dry pancakes mix with milk and eggs.

clear bowl with kodiak cake pancakes mix

Grease a 13×18 sheetpan with cooking spray or butter. Add mixed pancake batter to a large sheet pan, spreading it out evenly.

Top with any fruit you’d like and then bake for 12-14 minutes, or until pancakes are golden brown and cooked through.

HOT TIP

If you’re using the birthday cake flavor, it’s normal for the sprinkles to sink down into the batter before baking. You will still taste them and see them in the finished product. You can also feel free to add your own into the mix.


Kodiak cake sheet pan pancake batter in sheet pan
sheetpan with kodiak cakes mix

Top with your favorite toppings, or serve for a weekend brunch with your other delicious brunch favorites.

Syrup, greek yogurt and fruit are among my favorites.

kodiak cake sheet pan pancakes with banana slices next to bowl of fruit and yogurt

FAQ

Can I use any type of pancake mix?

Yes, you can your favorite pancake mix. I prefer Kodiak cakes because the proportions are already done for you and they are made with whole grains! You can use the plain Kodiak Cake mix if you’d prefer.

Can I add more protein?

Yes! You can add protein powder, powdered peanut butter protein, chia seeds, flax seeds or hemp seeds to add more protein to sheet pan kodiak cakes.

How to store sheet pan protein pancakes

After baking, let them cool and store in an airtight container.

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sheet pan kodiak cake pancakes on white serving bowls
Yield: 9-12 slices

Birthday Cake Kodiak Cake Sheet Pan Pancakes

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes

Birthday cake kodiak cake sheet pan pancakes are a fun way to have a meal prep breakfast, enjoy an easy breakfast on the weekends, or even a weeknight dinner. They are ready in 15 minutes and only require 3 main ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 2.5 cups Kodiak Cakes birthday cake mix (or any Kodiak Cake mix)
  • 1.5-2 cups 2% milk or milk of choice*
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 bananas, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix Kodiak Cake birthday cake dry mix, milk of choice and eggs.
  3. Grease a 13x18 sheetpan with cooking spray or butter. Add pancake mixture to sheetpan, spreading it out evenly.
  4. Add banana slices and/or other fruit on top.
  5. Bake in oven for 12-14 minutes, or until pancakes are cooked through. You can stick a fork or toothpick in there and if it comes out clean, they are cooked through.
  6. Let cool and enjoy with yogurt, more fruit, nut butter, etc.!

Notes

*I used 2 cups of milk. If you prefer thicker pancakes, you can use less milk.



Nutrition Information:

Yield:

9

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 369Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 257mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 1gSugar: 38gProtein: 10g

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