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




Red Velvet Pancakes

Red Velvet Pancakes
IHOP Copycat Recipe

Makes 5 Pancakes

2 cups dry Complete pancake mix
1 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons red food coloring
1 teaspoon cocoa powder 
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon white vinegar

powdered sugar
cream cheese icing
whipped cream

Heat oil in a skillet over medium/high heat.  Mix the cocoa powder, food coloring, vanilla, and vinegar to make the red velvet paste in a small bowl.  In a large bowl, add the pancake mix.  Then stir in the water and red velvet paste, taking care to blend well but not over-mix.  Add a large spoonful of the batter to the skillet, until bottom edge looks cooked and a few tiny bubbles are coming through the top of the cake.  Then flip with a spatula and repeat.