The Best Homemade Pancake Recipe From Scratch
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Looking for the perfect pancake recipe? Look no further! This homemade pancake recipe from scratch is the best you’ll ever taste. With simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, these pancakes are light, fluffy, and delicious. Try them out and impress your family and friends with your pancake-making skills!
Homemade pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast foods. There’s something special about making them from scratch that makes them taste so much better than the boxed mix. I love the fluffy texture and the slightly sweet taste that comes from using simple ingredients like flour, sugar, and eggs. Plus, making pancakes from scratch is surprisingly easy and doesn’t take much time at all. Whether I’m making them for a lazy weekend breakfast or a special occasion, homemade pancakes are always a hit with my family and friends.
Homemade Pancake Ingredients
- all-purpose flour – I prefer to use unbleached all-purpose flour
- sugar – white granulated sugar
- baking powder– I use double acting baking soda
- salt – I use iodized salt
- egg – large eggs are preferred
- milk – I prefer to use whole milk for a better flavor
- butter – I used salted sweet cream butter
- oil – preferably vegetable oil
How To Cook The Perfect Pancake
Making perfect homemade pancakes is easy with a few simple tips. After mixing the pancake batter in a large bowl, heat 2 tsp of butter in a skillet until melted. Pour in pancake batter. Flip pancakes once they start to bubble and release from the skillet without sticking or breaking. Cook both sides until slightly golden brown.
Delicious Toppings for Pancakes
My favorite way to eat these homemade pancakes are served with sweet cream salted butter on top! Let the butter melt and run down the pancakes and enjoy with each bite!
Other popular pancake topping options:
- maple syrup
- fresh fruit; strawberries, bananas
- chocolate chips or Nutella
- whipped cream
- flavored yogurt
- nuts; pecans, walnuts
- caramel sauce
What heat do you cook pancakes on?
Cook pancakes on a low-medium heat. Turn your cooktop dial just below medium to achieve a perfectly golden pancake, cooked throughout.
Do you cook pancakes with butter or oil?
Definitely butter! The fat in the butter will give the pancakes a delicious, savory taste. However, butter browns quickly on higher heat, so be sure to cook the pancakes on a low-medium heat.
When do you flip a pancake over?
When the first side has started to bubble! Air bubbles will form and then pop, when the top of the pancake has become dimpled, it is time to flip it over.
Homemade Pancake Recipe
I’ve used this recipe before for Homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes. The great thing with this recipe is you can mix all of the dry ingredients in a Mason jar and store for those busy mornings or take the mix along for camping trips. These pancakes are so versatile and extra delicious! Grab my free printable here –> Make Ahead Mason Jar Pancakes with Free Printable
Homemade Pancake Recipe
- 1 1/4 c all-purpose flour
- 1 tbs granulated sugar
- 1 tbs baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 c milk whole milk
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tbs vegetable oil
- In a small bowl, mix all of the dry ingredients together
- In a large bowl mix together wet ingredients
- Incorporate wet mixture into dry mixture
- In a skillet, heat 2 tsp of butter until melted. Pour in pancake batter. Flip pancakes once they start to bubble and release from the skillet without sticking or breaking. Cook both sides until slightly golden brown.
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Are there eggs in the recipe? They were mentioned but I don’t see them in the recipes list of ingredients. 😊
Oh my! Good thing you caught that! YES! 1 egg! I’ve made sure to correct the recipe card. Thank you again, Sandra!