The Fluffiest Pancakes You Will Ever Have

"I love pancakes. Who doesn't! These pancakes are actually inspired by a book character by Dean Koontz. The characters name is Odd Thomas and I imagine that if he were to serve me his fluffy pancakes in Pico Mundo that this is how they would be. Keep in mind that this recipe is just a method. You can add ANYTHING to these guys to jazz them up. I like blueberries, raspberries, and sometimes I even add scrambled eggs, crumbled sausage, and shredded cheese. Yum!"
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Ready In:
1hr 5mins
12 diner size pancakes




  • Heat griddle to 325F or cast iron pan on medium low. Use vegetable shortening for lube.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl beat 2 eggs with melted butter until creamy.
  • Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and pour in some milk. No measurements needed. (Even the weather effects how much milk you will need. Eyeball it until you get a proper consistency for a batter.).
  • Use a spatula to stir all of your ingredients together just until combined. Lumps are OK and desired to yield a tender batter.
  • Cover your bowl of batter and let sit for 30 minutes! Your patience will be rewarded.
  • After the batter has been left to rest dip a heaping 1/2 cup measure of batter onto griddle for diner/restaurant size pancakes. Flip pancakes when golden brown and delicious.
  • ENJOY! ;).

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  1. These are delicious pancakes. I added 1 3/4 cups of milk but the pancakes were pretty thick. Next time, I will add more milk, at least 2 cups. The flavor is wonderful and they are fluffy. I added some blueberries to the batter. Made for Pick A Chef Spring 2009.
  2. I adore Odd Thomas and love his description of his short order cook recipes! These pancakes will make me think of ol' Odd and Pico Mundo every time!


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