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How to make the perfect pancakes from scratch

Pancakes are a classic breakfast food that is loved by people of all ages. They are delicious, versatile, and easy to make. But why are pancakes the perfect breakfast item?

Here are just a few reasons:

  • They are nutritious. Pancakes can be a nutritious breakfast, especially if you make them with whole-wheat flour and add healthy toppings like fruit, nuts, and yogurt. Whole-wheat flour is a good source of fiber and nutrients, and fruit, nuts, and yogurt are all packed with vitamins, minerals, and protein.

  • They are satisfying. Pancakes are a filling breakfast that will help you stay energized until lunchtime. The combination of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in pancakes helps to keep your blood sugar levels stable and prevents you from feeling hungry too soon.

  • They are versatile. Pancakes can be topped with a variety of different toppings, so you can customize them to your own taste preferences. Some popular toppings include maple syrup, butter, fruit, nuts, whipped cream, and chocolate chips. You can also get creative and try different savory toppings, such as eggs,cheese, or bacon.

  • They are easy to make. Pancakes are one of the easiest breakfast foods to make. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a griddle or skillet. Even if you are a novice cook, you can make delicious pancakes.

  • They are fun to eat. Pancakes are a fun and delicious breakfast that everyone can enjoy. They are perfect for a weekend breakfast with the family or a quick and easy weekday breakfast on the go.

Use this receipe below to make your next batch of perfect pancakes.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, and melted butter.

  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined. Do not over mix.

  4. Heat a griddle or large skillet over medium heat. Grease the pan with butter or cooking spray.

  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto the hot griddle for each pancake.

  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.

  7. Serve immediately with your favorite toppings, such as maple syrup, butter, fruit, or whipped cream.

Tips for making perfect pancakes:

  • Use fresh ingredients. This will make a big difference in the taste and texture of your pancakes.

  • Do not over mix the batter. Over mixing will make the pancakes tough.

  • Cook the pancakes over medium heat. This will help them to cook evenly and prevent them from burning.

  • Let the batter rest for a few minutes before cooking. This will help the pancakes to be more fluffy.

  • Serve the pancakes immediately. Pancakes are best enjoyed fresh and warm.

  • Consider using a griddle to get even heat

  • Making a large batch? Use a mixer instead of a wisp.

  • Get perfectly sized pancakes each time by using a pancake dispenser.

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