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Buttermilk Pancakes

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Start your day with a stack of golden perfection – our Buttermilk Pancakes. A delightful blend of fluffy goodness, these pancakes promise a symphony of flavours that will make your breakfast extraordinary.

Buttermilk Pancakes is a breakfast classic that transcends time. Imagine waking up to the aroma of these golden delights sizzling on the grill. Soft and fluffy on the inside, with a golden-brown exterior, these pancakes are a canvas for the toppings of your dreams. A morning ritual that turns ordinary breakfasts into extraordinary moments, Buttermilk Pancakes are the epitome of comfort and indulgence.

About the Recipe

Discover the secret to perfect mornings with our Buttermilk Pancakes. The magic lies in the harmonious combination of simple ingredients—flour, Buttermilk, and a touch of sweetness. The result? These are pancakes that are not only easy to make but also a symphony of flavours that dance on your taste buds. These pancakes are ideal for leisurely weekend brunches and quick weekday breakfasts, a testament to the joy of homemade goodness.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

Buttermilk Pancakes are more than just a breakfast item; they are a celebration on a plate. The batter, enriched with Buttermilk and a hint of vanilla, creates light, fluffy pancakes rich in flavour. The recipe’s simplicity ensures that whether you’re a seasoned cook or a novice in the kitchen, you can master the art of making perfect pancakes.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes


Cooking Tips

  • Ensure the Buttermilk and egg are at room temperature for a smoother batter.
  • Let the batter rest for a few minutes before cooking to enhance fluffiness.
  • Use a non-stick pan and low to medium heat for the perfect golden brown colour.

Serving and Storing Suggestions

Serve Buttermilk Pancakes hot off the grill, topped with your favourite syrup, fruits, or a dollop of butter. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and reheat them in a toaster or microwave for a quick and delicious breakfast on the go.

Other Similar Recipes

Explore our Blueberry Pancakes or Chocolate Chip Pancakes for delightful variations on this classic breakfast favourite.

Nutrient Benefits

Buttermilk provides a good source of calcium and probiotics, contributing to bone health and a healthy gut. Paired with the energy from the flour and egg, these pancakes offer a delightful and nutritious start to your day.)

Buttermilk Pancakes
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Buttermilk Pancakes

Start your day with a stack of golden perfection – our Buttermilk Pancakes. A delightful blend of fluffy goodness, these pancakes promise a symphony of flavours that will make your breakfast extraordinary.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American


  • 1 1/2 cups Maida (Plain Flour)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • Salt (as required)
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Butter (unsalted, slightly melted)
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg (large, lightly beaten
  • 3 tsp Oil


  • Mix flour, baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, sugar, and corn flour in a bowl.
  • Whisk Buttermilk, melted butter, vanilla extract, and beaten egg in a separate bowl.
  • Create a well in the flour mixture, pour in the buttermilk mix, and mix until slightly lumpy.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, pour batter, spread gently, and cook until edges are dry and bubbles form (about 3 minutes).
  • Flip and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until browned.
  • Transfer to a plate and serve with syrup, fruits, and butter.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make Buttermilk Pancakes without eggs?

Certainly! For equally delicious, egg-free pancakes, you can substitute the egg with alternatives like mashed bananas, applesauce, or yoghurt.

Can I prepare the batter the night before?

Absolutely. Mix the dry and wet ingredients separately and store them in the refrigerator. Combine them in the morning for a quick and fresh breakfast.

What’s the difference between pancakes and flapjacks?

While the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, in some regions, flapjacks refer to a thin, sweet pancake, often served with syrup or fruit.

How do I achieve the perfect pancake stack?

To create a picturesque stack, ensure each pancake is uniform in size and cook them until they are a golden-brown hue. Stack them gently with your favourite toppings between each layer for a visually appealing and delicious result.

Can I freeze Buttermilk Pancakes?

Absolutely! Once cooled, layer the pancakes with parchment paper, seal them in an airtight bag, and freeze. Reheat in a toaster or microwave for a quick and convenient breakfast.


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Bobbie December 9, 2016 - 6:20 am

Does the oil go in the batter or is it used for the pan?

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Praveen Kumar December 9, 2016 - 10:06 am

Oil is used for the pan. Made changes to the instructions.

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