While pancake box-mixes do just fine, a tall pile of gleaming scratch-made pancakes and mug of steaming coffee make the perfect Sunday morning. This recipe is both easy and super-handy-something wonderful you can add to your culinary repertoire and wow any hungry friend that comes over at 2 AM!

The Best-Ever Scratch-Made Pancakes

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:20 mins
  • Servings:10
  • Easy


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp butter; melted
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  • Step 1

    In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Keep the mixture aside.

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  • Step 2

    In the bowl/tumbler, in which you melted the butter, crack in an egg and add the milk. Stir to blend the wet mixture.

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  • Step 3

    Create a well in the centre of the flour mixture. Pour the butter and milk mixture into the well. Use a wire whisk to stir everything together until just combined. It will be slightly thick and lumpy but should be well incorporated.

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  • Step 4

    Allow the batter to rest while heating a lightly oiled skillet or griddle to medium-high heat.

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  • Step 5

    Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake.

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  • Step 6

    Cook each side for 3-6 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Voila, the perfect Sunday breakfast is ready!

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These pancakes are light and fluffy, with a hint of sweetness-perfect to drown in syrup. We promise you that this recipe makes the ten best-ever scratch-made pancakes EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

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