If you don’t have a sunny disposition, you will after one bite of this palate-pleasing pancake treat made with SPAM® Classic and cinnamon combined with applesauce for dipping.

15 min 8 servings 9 ingredients


  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Classic
  • 1 1/2 cups complete buttermilk pancake mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Popsicle sticks


  • 1.Cut SPAM® Classic widthwise into 6 (1/2-inch) pieces, then cut each piece into thirds.
  • 2.In bowl, combine pancake mix, eggs, applesauce, vanilla and cinnamon; mix well. Slowly add water; stir until combined. Add SPAM® to batter; stir to coat evenly.
  • 3.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add oil. Remove SPAM® from batter with fork, letting excess batter drip off. Place SPAM® in skillet; cook pieces, turning once, until golden brown.
  • 4.Insert popsicle sticks into SPAM® pieces. Serve with honey, maple syrup or additional applesauce for dipping.

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