When regular buttermilk pancakes just aren't enough! These Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes take it to the next level with chocolate in every bite! They are fluffy, chocolatey and a perfect breakfast choice. This recipe is quick and simple, so you can have these stacked on plates in a hurry!
In a medium bowl, add the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir with a whisk to combine.
In a small bowl, add the buttermilk, butter, eggs, and vanilla. Stir with a whisk to combine. Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir just until combined. Let stand 5 minutes.
Heat a griddle or large frying pan on medium heat. Coat with butter or cooking spray. Using a large cookie scoop or ½ cup measuring cup, drop batter onto hot griddle of pan. Once you start to see bubbles form and pop in the middle of the pancakes, you can flip them over and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Remove from pan. Repeat process with remaining batter.