Henny Penny Pancakes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Tootalltygerlily

Taken from the children's cookbook "Wond'rous Fare - A Classic Children's Cookbook"

Top Review by dageret

Ive been making this recepie since I was a child. Only I use a 1/2 cup of milk instead of a quarter. They are so wonderful. I made them again over the weekend and smashed a bananna in the batter they were superb.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the butter in an 8-inch frying pan and melt over low heat.
  2. When the butter is melted, turn off the heat and move frying pan to a cold place on the stove.
  3. Break the egg over a big bowl and beat it with a fork or a chopstick.
  4. Measure the baking powder and add it, then add the sugar.
  5. Mix everything together.
  6. Add the flour and mix together well.
  7. Now pour in the buttermilk and the melted butter and mix again, but not too much-- you should have a few lumps in the batter.
  8. If you mix too much, you'll get tough pancakes!
  9. Don't wash the frying pan, but put it on the stove over medium heat.
  10. To know when it is hot enough, flick a drop of water into the pan.
  11. When it jumps and sizzles, the pan is ready.
  12. Take a 1/4-cup measure and fill it with the pancake batter.
  13. Pour the batter into the pan and tilt the pan so the batter runs all over it.
  14. Cook the pancake until the edges get brown and little holes start to appear on top.
  15. This takes about 2 minutes.
  16. Flip the pancake over and cook until the other side is brown; this takes about 1 1/2 minutes.
  17. Keep on making pancakes.
  18. Spread the pancakes with your favorite jam and roll them up.
  19. Eat them from your hand, like a hot dog.

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