The IHOP family restaurant chain has been serving a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections for nearly 50 years. Offering 14 types of pancakes as well as omelettes, breakfast specialties, burgers, sandwiches, salads, chicken and steaks, IHOP's diverse menu appeals to people of all ages. IHOP restaurants are franchised and operated by Glendale, California-based International House of Pancakes, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IHOP Corp. As of September 30, 2007, the end of IHOP Corp.'s third quarter, there were 1,328 IHOP restaurants in 49 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and Mexico. This site will provide you with restaurant news and copycat recipes for IHOP





Cream Cheese Icing to turn your favorite pancake or french toast recipe into a Cinn-a-Stack treat.
IHOP Cinn-A-Stacks.  

Cinnamon Sauce
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons half-and-half
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 tablespoon flour

Cream Cheese Icing 
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

whipped cream

Cinnamon Sauce:  Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and cloves and cook while stirring constantly until mixture is smooth. Whisk in flour until well combined. Cook 1 minute whiles stirring constantly. Add half-n-half, whisk until smooth and cook until mixture comes to a simmer. Remove from heat.

Cream Cheese Icing:  Combine all ingredients for cream cheese icing in bowl. With electric mixer beat until smooth. Spoon icing into a piping bag or plastic squirt bottle.

To Assemble:  Spread about one tablespoon of cinnamon sauce on top of each pancake, or slice of French toast and stack them. Drizzle cream cheese icing over the top, and place a dollop of whipped cream on top of stack.

NOTES:  You can always use store bought icing if you are in a hurry and don't want to bother with making it from scratch.  

Make it French Toast

CINN-A-STACK French Toast  A stack of three slices of thick-cut French toast layered with a luscious cinnamon roll filling, then drizzled with rich cream cheese icing and topped with whipped topping.