Slideshow: Happy Pancake Tuesday! 10 Recipes To Celebrate

Pancakes With Apricot-Bourbon Sauce
Pancakes With Apricot-Bourbon Sauce
It is Mardi Gras, after all, so why not jazz up your pancakes with some bourbon? A scoop of ice cream would take these nicely into dessert territory. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Rich whole-milk ricotta and lemon zest are lightened by meringue to produce a pancake that is tangy, fluffy, not-too-sweet, and satisfying. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Ben Fink]

Whole Wheat Pancakes With Boozy Peaches
Whole Wheat Pancakes With Boozy Peaches
This brunch joins the feel-good aspect of whole grains with the festive nature of brunch by topping them with succulent, boozy peaches. The nutty flavor of whole wheat flour balances out the sweetness of the peaches, equal parts for health-conscious guests and those who embrace brunch's naughty side. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Apple Cider Doughnut Pancakes
Apple Cider Doughnut Pancakes
These gluten-free pancakes combine two of our favorite breakfast sweets: pancakes and cinnamon-sugar topped apple cider doughnuts. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Pancakes
Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Pancakes
The secret to this recipe is the dense cream cheese that holds its shape and creates lovely little pockets of warm, oozing cheese throughout the cooked pancakes. Serve them with a little confectioners sugar or with the fresh fruit of your choice. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Funfetti Pancakes
Funfetti Pancakes
Fact: half of the word "pancake" is comprised of the word "cake". Actually, if you want to get really technical, it's slightly more than half. And in celebration of bringing more cake to the pan, we'd like to present to you perhaps the most fun pancakes of all: Funfetti Pancakes. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Cakespy]

Maple Bacon Pancakes
Maple Bacon Pancakes
If you want to celebrate but you're short on time, try these salty-sweet pancakes. We have tips to make most of the recipe ahead, ensuring you need just a few minutes to throw them together at the end. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Kenji's Light and Fluffy Pancakes
Kenji's Light and Fluffy Pancakes
Leave it to the Food Lab to give us the why and how of making a perfect pancake. You can read about the science here, or simply skip to making a batch of these golden, fluffy pancakes. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]