Recipe by MommaEllen
My son brought this recipe home from school after a study of "Tall Tales." Supposedly Paul Bunyan ate these! I did tweak the recipe a bit to fit our tastes. This is the only recipe I use for everyday pancakes! Serving size really depends on how big you make your pancakes.
Top Review by Deb's Recipes
Great pancakes! They brown up nicely, and are fluffy yet satisfying. I made a half-batch using 25% whole wheat flour and got five pancakes. Next time I will use only half the vanilla called for. Thanks for posting this good recipe! Made for PAC Fall 2009.
- 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1⁄4 cups milk (I use powdered dry milk, reconstituted)
- 1 egg (add 2 if you want more protein)
- 3 tablespoons melted butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions See How It's Made
- In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
- In a smaller bowl, mix together the sugar, milk, egg, melted butter and vanilla.
- Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture, stirring until smooth.
- Let set for about 5-10 minutes for the flour to absorb the milk mixture.
- Pour 1/4 cup batter onto a preheated griddle (mine is set at 325 degrees).
- Brown on both sides and serve hot with butter, syrup, fresh berries, or roll them up and eat plain like my son does.
- I sometimes add chocolate chips to each pancake individually, after pouring onto the griddle. This keeps the chips from all clumping at the bottom of the bowl or someone not getting any chips in their pancake.