Simple Pancakes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Boxerwing

A very simple pancake recipe using ingredients I always have on hand. This is my Mom's recipe; making and eating them always reminds me of Saturday mornings, cartoons, and childhood. These are not big fluffy pancakes, nor are they thin; they are somewhere in between. Serve with butter, syrup, and jam.

Top Review by gordon.oppenheimer

Quick and easy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the egg and sugar.
  2. Whisk in vanilla and milk.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.
  4. Whisk dry ingredients into wet, leaving a few lumps.
  5. Do not overbeat.
  6. Preheat a skillet on med-low to medium.
  7. Butter the skillet and drop by large spoonfuls, spreading the batter out.
  8. When many bubbles appear (a minute or two), flip pancakes over.
  9. Cook for another minute or two.
  10. Lightly press in the center of a pancake; if it springs back, they are done.
  11. Between skillets of pancakes, wipe out the brown butter with a paper towel and re-butter, as this will help give you light pancakes.

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