Fannie Farmer Griddlecakes

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Miss Eve

This recipe comes from an old old Fanny Farmer cookbook that I bought at a yard sale. An inscription inside was dated Dec. 25, 1945. These pancakes, or griddlecakes if you will, are the bomb and the only recipe I will use. Do give it a try...if you like a pancake that has lots of body then you won't be dissapointed.

Top Review by E John P.

I added a tablespoon of vegetable oil and reduced the sugar to 1 tablespoon. This made for a lighter, less sweet pancake. These turned out to be the best pancakes I ever made. The taste was perfect for adding butter and syrup. You don't need a lot of sugar in the batter if you are going to use maple syrup. I think people use too little milk, the batter should be somewhere between a crepe and a pancake. They do rise to a fluffy, tender piece of heaven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the dry ingredients. Add the beaten egg and melted butter and stir vigorously, adding more milk, if necesary, to make the batter just thin enough to pour. Drop by spoonfuls or pour from pitcher onto heated and greased griddle or frying pan using medium heat. When full of bubbles and the underside is browned, turn and brown the other side. Serve with maple syrup and additional butter.

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