Grandma's Pancakes

"This has been in the family for a while, don't know were it came from, was just passed around and around for 50yrs or i have tried a lot of other recipes but this one is still the best . you get thick cake pancakes and they rise very well we measured once and they were up to 3/4 in thick. This is a very plain recipe sometime i omit the vanilla and/or add fruit and or nuts.. If the batter is a little thicker than you like it , just add more milk, just be careful not to add to much ad they will not rise as much and be more like a flapjack(thin and chewy)."
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Ready In:
15-20 pancakes




  • 1. In a bowl, mix well or even sift together flour,salt and sugar, baking
  • powder, .
  • 2. after dry ingredients are mixed make a deep hole in the center, set aside.
  • 3. take the milk, egg and melted butter and blend together.
  • 4. Take the milk mixture and pour in the middle of the dry ingredients
  • make sure your batter is completely mixed together.
  • 5. Heat a lite greased griddle ,medium heat. make sure your pan is hot.
  • BEFORE pouring the batter.
  • 6. Ladle out the batter to the pan, depending on the size of cakes you
  • want to use a 1/4- 1/2c for each pancake.
  • 7. top with your favorite topping and serve immediately.
  • 8. ENJOY.

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  1. These pancakes had a great taste. They were too thick so I added more milk. Thanks Ravenn :) Made for PAC Spring 2013
  2. Wow - you were not kidding about this being a fantastic pancake recipe! Mine rose up so thick but were still so light and rich. I used the optional vanilla but didn't add any fruit or nuts to the pancake; I did mix some chopped strawberries with some maple syrup and used that for the topping. My new favorite pancake recipe - thanks for sharing it! Made for Spring Pick-A-Chef 2013


Hello, I am a avid cook and I have the "ginnie pigs " to prove it. I am married to a loving husband and have a wonderful son. I decided to stop working and stay at home to raise my son. I have been able to be a At-Home Mom and love it. I started cooking when I was 10 in my grandmothers kitchen. I have been cooking and creating ever since. The only thing I haven't mastered is the art of Canning.. I know its easy , but for some weird reason if something can go wrong it will. anyhow, to some me up in a nutshell I love to cook, I am honest some times to honest , I can be crud and rude with the best of them , and I am a laugh to be around, whether your laughing with me or at me . MY Philosophy: If it's broke, fix it. If you don't like it. Change it. If your not willing to put things the way you want it, YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO B*TCH ABOUT IT!
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