Friday, January 15, 2010


A friend of mine was searching for tips to make good pancakes on Facebook last week. I sent her my tips and links for my pancake recipes when I realised that I have never posted my basic pancake recipe on here. How could that be? I'm always making pancakes. So here's my recipe, it comes from Betty Crocker's Red Cookbook (adapted a little).

1 large egg
1 cup all purpose or whole wheat flour (I almost always use whole wheat)
3/4 cup milk (I usually up this to a full cup of milk, it depends how thin or thick you like your pancakes)
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp veg. oil
3 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
(not called for but I usually add a tsp of vanilla extract too)

Beat egg until fluffy. Add rest of remaining ingredients and mix with a whisk (don't over mix). Heat griddle or pan over low-medium heat (or 375* on griddle). Grease with non-stick spray or margarine/butter. For each pancake pour about 1/4 cup of batter onto the heated pan. Cook until they are bubbly on top, then flip to cook the other side. Serve with margarine/butter and syrup.


Ingrid said...

Thanks! I need serious help with my pancakes. They never turn out fluffy like everyone else's. :( I'm going to try your recipe. Wish me luck....I need it! :)

Kristen @ Change of Pace said...

I am always searching for a good and healthy pancake mix! Looks like a keeper :)

Katy ~ said...

Yummm... now I'm thinking pancakes for breakfast tomorrow!

Coleen's Recipes said...

OMGoodness, what a cute little guy!!

kanishk said...

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