Favorite Buttermilk Pancakes

Favorite Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk is the special ingredient that makes these pancakes light, fluffy and tender for breakfast or anytime of day.

10 min.prep time 15 min.total time
8 pancakes
757 Ratings

Ingredients

Pancakes

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup buttermilk*
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Toppings

Syrup

Directions

Combine all pancake ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth. (Batter will be thick.)

Heat lightly greased griddle to 350°F. or until drops of water sizzle.

Spoon 1/4 cup batter onto griddle for each pancake. Spread batter to 4-inch circle. Cook 2-3 minutes or until bubbles form on surface. Turn; continue cooking 1-2 minutes or until light brown.

Serve warm with butter and syrup.


*Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice plus enough milk to equal 1 cup. let stand 5 minutes.

 

Variations:


Blueberry Pancakes:
Gently stir in 1 cup fresh or frozen (thawed) blueberries.

Pecan Pancakes: Gently stir in 1/3 cup chopped pecans.

Recipe Tip

If batter is too thick, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.

Nutrition Facts (2 pancakes)

Calories: 210

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 65mg

Sodium: 640mg

Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #12203©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

it was just perfect.
These pancakes are delicious! They are also very easy to make. I doubled the recipe and also took the advice of a reviewer and added a tsp of vanilla and a pinch of baking soda. They are so fluffy, tender and light. I did not add fruit but am sure that would be a great addition. Thank you for an excellent recipe.
I make a recipe very similar to this but double everything. I also add a teaspoon of vanilla and a pinch of baking soda. I have added fresh blueberries and made blueberry sauce to serve on top. These are delicious!
I have made this recipe time and time again which means it is easy and very good. The only problem I am having is it has a heavy egg smell and I am wondering if I should add half a teaspoon of vanilla. Any advice is welcome. Thank you
I loved the texture of these pancakes.
I tried putting blueberries into the batter
and while cooking these pancakes stuck to the pan, so, I removed the blueberries and just made the rest plain. I don't know how other fruits would do. I would recommend putting fresh fruit on top or flavored syrup.
Light and fluffy! Excellent!
After years of using variations of a trusted "brand" of recipes, this is the very best of pancake recipes I've come across. Deliciously tender and buttery.

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