Quick Venezuelan Chocolate Pancakes

These Venezuelan chocolate pancakes are so cute and delicious! Quick and easy to prepare and really chocolatey! So, if you are a chocolate lover this dessert is ideal for you! Surprise your family or friends with these unique pancakes that taste amazing! It will take you 5 minutes to prepare them plus around 15 minutes to cook.

Venezuelan Chocolate Pancakes (5-Minute Recipe)

Serving: 4 – 6


For the pancakes:

  • 1 ounce unsweetened Venezuelan 100% dark chocolate (grated)
  • 1 1/3 cups spelt or buckwheat flour
  • 1/3 cup (plus 1 tablespoon) brown or light muscovado sugar
  • 1 large organic egg
  • 1 cup (plus 3 tablespoons) milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • Melted unsalted butter, as needed

For the syrup:

  • Scant 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 3 1/2 ounces’ dark chocolate (no more than 70% cocoa), chopped



  • In a blender or food processor, add all the ingredients for the pancakes (apart from the butter) process until a thick and smooth batter is formed. Set aside.
  • Now, make the syrup. In a saucepan over low heat, add 2 tablespoons water and the salt and stir to dissolve. Then, apply the maple syrup and bring to a simmer. In a heatproof bowl, pour the maple syrup, water and salt mixture over the chocolate and whisk until well incorporated.
  • Next, using a butter grease nonstick large frying pan or crêpe pan and heat until quite hot. Spoon ¼ cup rations of the mixture into the griddle (space them apart).
  • Cook over until you see bubbles on the pancake’s surface, then carefully turn over; cook for additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Apply the pancakes on a serving dish; cover with foil until you have cooked the full batch.
  • Before serving, generously pour the warm syrup over the pancakes so they can soak up a lot.

Enjoy! Buen Provecho!