Yum! How to make a pancake buffet (with free printable labels)

Everyone loves pancakes. Am I right? So, a pancake buffet is double the fun and super, super easy. Here’s everything you need to create your own breakfast extravaganza with free printable labels included!

Our fun pancake buffet.

My oldest said he wanted to have a pancake buffet for his 12th birthday dinner. It was so fun to make his special day even more special with a fun dinner. Plus, everyone loves pancakes so it was a party pleaser for sure. Here’s how we did it.

Gather your pancake buffet ingredients

The best part of your doing a pancake-eating party, is you can put whatever you want on top of your pancakes. But, here’s a good list of ingredients to get you started:

Pancake mix and spreads



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Yummy syrups and spreads for your pancake party.

Whenever I do a buffet for a party, I love to spice it up with cute labels. It fancies up an regular dinner to make it just a little bit more special. I designed these simple labels that you can print, cut out, fold and place on your buffet table. Just click on the link below to download your own for free.

Click here for your free printable Pancake Buffet Labels

Just cut these out and fold them in half so they can stand upright on their own. Then place them strategically on your buffet table.

Make your pancakes and arrange your table

I like to use Funfetti Pancake and Waffle Mix. It’s so fun and colorful and my kids love it. If you’re more of a waffle fan they sell some pretty cute waffle makers to spice up the party. Here’s just a few of my favorites:

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Cookin’ some flap jacks for our party.

I also grouped all of the toppings and spread into categories and then put the labels in front of each group on the buffet table:

Grab it

  • Pancakes/waffles
  • Grapes
  • Scrambled eggs

Sprinkle it

Spread it

Guzzle it

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All the fun food we ate for our pancake party

Then we just dug in and ate all of the delicious breakfast food. My son really loved it as his birthday dinner and the rest of us thoroughly enjoyed it as well. It was actually super easy and I am definitely going to do this again.

Pancake bar
Bon appetit!

Here’s the link one more time to print your free labels if you didn’t see it above. What other ideas do you have for fun party buffets? Leave your comments below.

Click here for your free printable Pancake Buffet Labels

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