You have found my best pancake recipe. Say goodbye to Aunt Jemima after you taste these babies. The family will be asking for pancakes from scratch for now on.

Homemade pancakes so fluffy and delicious, just add a bit of fruit (frozen blueberries are wonderful), for a real treat.

Best Pancake Recipe

These flapjacks are so fluffy and delicious - just add a bit of fruit (frozen blueberries are wonderful), for a real treat. Or you can add 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and top them with apple pie filling. Yum.

If you want, mix up the dry ingredients in advance and give as a gift with instructions. You can also store this so on the weekends it's "almost" ready to go. Great way to save money; now on to my easy pancake recipe.


1-1/2 cups flour
2 TBS white sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1-1/4 cups milk
2 eggs
1 TBS homemade pure vanilla extract
2 TBS vegetable oil

Mix the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Create a well in the middle of the ingredients and add the milk. If it's not the right consistency add a little more at a time.

Add the two eggs, vanilla and oil; whisking until mixed but still a little lumpy. Here's my secret: Let the pancake batter rest for a good 5 minutes before cooking them (gives baking powder time to work - "fluffy pancakes").

Heat up a pan and add some butter (or shortening) and heat up. Pour in 1/4 cup of the batter and when bubbles form on the top, flip it over.

The first pancake is always a "test," so add more flour or milk if you need it. Keep the pancakes covered until the batter is gone; keeping them warm so everyone can eat together.

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