Uncle Bill's Best Buckwheat Pancakes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by William Uncle Bill

This is a Russian recipe that has been in the family for many years and has been a good change from the regular pancakes.

Top Review by Susan F.

Very good! Made them with 6TB Brown Rice flour as I am gluten free. Came out perfect. Can't remember how long ago it was that I had a buckwheat pancake, but this brought back memories, good ones! I didn't know what I was missing using the boxed pancake mixes. I love the taste of these buckwheat ones!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg and 3 tablespoons of melted butter.
  2. In another bowl, mix together, all-purpose flour, buckwheat flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.
  3. Pour the dry ingredients into the egg-mixture.
  4. Stir until the two mixtures are just incorporated.
  5. Heat a griddle or large frying pan on medium-high heat.
  6. In a small saucepan, add 2 teaspoons of canola oil and 1 teaspoon butter and let melt. Use as required to rub the griddle or frying pan before frying each batch of pancakes.
  7. Spoon about 3 tablespoons of batter onto griddle or frying pan for each pancake to form 4 inch pancakes.
  8. Fry until bubbles form on the top of the pancakes, about 3 minutes.
  9. Flip them over and cook for another 3 minutes or until done.
  10. Continue to fry pancakes with the remainng batter.
  11. Serve with melted butter and syrup or your favorite jams.

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