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These Classic Pancakes are fluffy, buttery, and perfectly sweetened. Sure to be your new family go-to pancake recipe.
Lazy Saturday mornings just beg for a stack of fluffy flapjacks. I can whip these bad boys up any day of the week but it’s something special about Saturday mornings with the family and a stack of hotcakes. It feels a lot like love. Can pancakes be a love language? Now you can share the love with your peeps through these delicious Classic Pancakes.
What you need to make classics pancakes
The ingredient list is minimal; so is the effort. I have found that sifting the flour helps to minimize lumps but I don’t always do it. They turn out perfectly either way. Butter is mandatory for frying pancakes; I feel very strongly about this, lol. However, you can fry them on a dry nonstick griddle.
How to make fluffy Pancakes
In a mixing bowl, sift the flour with the salt, sugar, and baking powder. Beat in the egg, butter, and milk until smooth. Be careful not to over mix it. Some lumps are fine.
Fry the cakes in butter by batches of four using a 1/4 or 1/3 cup measuring scoop. Makes approximately 12.
Serve them with butter and Homemade Pancake Syrup.
More breakfast recipes to try
Perfect Cheesy Scrambled Eggs
Restaurant Style Home Fries
Low Carb Maple Breakfast Sausages
Red Pepper and Collard Green Omelet
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***This recipe was originally posted on 7/18/2018. It was updated for slight measurement improvements lo on 6/25/2020.***
- 2 c all-purpose flour
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 3/4 c whole milk
- 2 eggs
- 5 tbsp butter melted
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Butter for frying and serving
- In a mixing bowl, sift the flour with the salt, sugar, and baking powder.
- Beat in the egg, butter, and milk until smooth. Be careful not to over mix it. Some lumps are fine.
- Fry the pancakes in butter by batches of four using a 1/4 or 1/3 cup measuring scoop. Makes approximately 12 pancakes.
- Serve them with butter and Homemade Pancake Syrup.