Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

The other pancake recipe I posted just isn't as fluffy as I would like, and this is the answer to my long search.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour milk (may need up to 1/2 cup more if batter is too thick)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. (If you do not have sour milk or buttermilk, add 1 tablespoons vinegar to a 2 cup measuring cup and fill to 1 cup mark with milk. Let set for about 5-10 minutes before adding to ingredients.)
  2. Beat eggs with wire whisk.
  3. Add 1 cup milk and oil and whisk until frothy.
  4. Preheat lightly greased griddle to 300°.
  5. Add flour and sugar (and extra milk if needed)and mix well. There will be little lumps left - those are okay.
  6. When griddle is hot, pour batter on by 1/3 cupfuls.
  7. Cook for about 1 1/2 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  8. Best when served immediately with butter and syrup.


Most Helpful

I followed your link here from #1633 when I realised I didn't have any biscuit mix. I'm glad I did - I made them with Sprite instead of sour milk, and wow - they puffed up so high they looked like a birthday cake! Really light and fluffy and enjoyable. "As good as a bought one", except that the whole batch cost the same as a single bought one.

Bungy July 03, 2008

Wow, these really were super fluffy, and a delicious, economical way to use up sour milk! The batter is thick, but I just spread it out a bit in the pan to make a larger pancake. Will definitely make these again, with perhaps a pinch of salt added. Thanks for the recipe!

MissyN August 04, 2007

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