Homemade Pancake Recipe

homemade pancake recipe

This homemade pancake recipe is light and fluffy because it uses fresh buttermilk. Serve these pancakes for breakfast or brunch and top with real butter, pure maple syrup, or jams and preserves.

When you are ready for a weekend treat, why just buy a mix when you can make your own homemade pancakes?

Part of the appeal of a weekend breakfast or brunch is sitting down with your family and sharing the stories of the week. Take a few extra minutes to slow down and enjoy something homemade. Start a new tradition and plan for at least one day a week to make a homemade breakfast or brunch.


These pancakes mix up quickly and you can have homemade flapjacks on the table in about 30 minutes or so. Serve this pancake recipe with fresh fruit, cooked sausage links or patties, and coffee for a simple brunch menu.

Serving Ideas

You can also add 1/2 cup chocolate chips or 1/2 cup blueberries to the batter.

Top with traditional favorites like maple syrup, blueberry syrup or strawberry syrup or get creative and top your pancakes with peanut butter and sliced bananas. Try flavored jams and preserves.

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Homemade Pancake Recipe

Homemade Pancake Recipe
 
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This homemade pancake recipe is light and fluffy because it uses fresh buttermilk. Serve these pancakes for breakfast or brunch and top with real butter, pure maple syrup, or jams and preserves.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup shortening or melted butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
Instructions
  1. Preheat griddle or frying pan to medium heat.
  2. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Blend in shortening or butter.
  4. Add the beaten egg and fresh buttermilk and mix until smooth.
  5. Fry on a hot griddle or frying pan.
Notes
Serves 4.

You can also add ½ cup chocolate chips or ½ cup blueberries to the batter.

Top with traditional favorites like maple syrup or strawberry syrup or get creative and top your pancakes with peanut butter and sliced bananas.
 

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Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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