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Best Homemade Pancake Recipe (Buttermilk Pancakes Mix from Scratch)

4.42 from 63 votes
Make the best buttermilk pancakes with my Best Pancake Recipe. These light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes are chef-tested and approved for baking any time.
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Hi Bold Bakers!

People often try and replicate the fluffy, soft buttermilk pancakes that come from a box pancake mix. I’m going to do you one better and show you how you can make your own homemade dry mix and get the same results. You’ll be able to make homemade pancakes in no time and even have a dry mix you can use anytime.

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If you’ve often wondered how to make pancake mix, you’ve come to the right place. I’m no stranger to Buttermilk Pancakes. I used to have a catering business where I specialized in over-the-top breakfasts. The winning combination of dry ingredients in my Best Pancake Recipe will store well and be ready for baking any morning, afternoon, or late at night.

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My most popular breakfasts were on Fridays where I would make crazy pancakes and waffles. My Buttermilk Pancake recipe was one of my most popular dishes. I was also known for my Red Velvet Pancakes and Churro Waffles.

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Homemade Pancakes Mix (Best Buttermilk Pancakes)

4.42 from 63 votes
Make the best buttermilk pancakes with my Best Pancake Recipe. These light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes are chef-tested and approved for baking any time.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 8 pancakes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Make the best buttermilk pancakes with my Best Pancake Recipe. These light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes are chef-tested and approved for baking any time.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 8 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (10oz/280g) all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

To make the batter add:

  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 2 cups (16 fl oz/ ½ litre) buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons (2oz/60g) flavorless oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract , optional

Instructions

  • Mix together the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Place into a sealable bag and store for up to 2 months.
  • To make the pancake batter: Whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, oil and vanilla extract, if using.
  • Add the liquid to the dry mix and starting lightly mixing together. The secret to thick, fluffy pancakes is not to over mix. Lumps are ok, resist the urge to mix more.
  • Put a heavy bottom frying pan or griddle on medium heat-low heat.
  • Spoon one big spoon of the batter per pancake.
  • Cook for roughly 4 minutes on one side. It is time to turn them over when you see bubbles forming on the top of the pancake and the edges turn color (forming bubbles on top is really important because they hold your pancake up and keep it thick, I call them pancake pillars.
  • Flip and cook on the other side a little longer, until brown. Enjoy with butter and maple syrup.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Pancakes Mix (Best Buttermilk Pancakes)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 260mg11%
Potassium 239mg7%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Calcium 123mg12%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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Cathy
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Cathy
1 month ago

What would you recommend using for the flavorless oil, thank you!

SuzetteG316
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SuzetteG316
1 month ago

Yummy, yummy, yummy!!! So delicious and fluffy!
I see in the nutrition info that these are 254 calories per serving, but how many pancakes are a serving? Thanks!

Ines Neto
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Ines Neto
1 month ago

Can I freeze these already cooked?

Ciara
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Ciara
2 months ago

I tried pancakes with bacon and maple syrup for the first time a few weeks ago, and made these to re-create the recipe. Omg, these were amazing and even better than the restaurant. I had to use melted butter instead of oil though!

JCP
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JCP
5 months ago

Hi Gemma can i use cake flour instead of all purpose flour. I have a cake flour in my cabinet for almost 6 months, can i use it even if it is 6 months already from the time i bought it. Thanks!

Aamna
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Aamna
5 months ago

The recipe looks delicious.. I want to know that can I use powdered oat instead of flour?
Secondly please share the recipe of butter milk

darlingdz
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darlingdz
7 months ago

These are so easy! Can’t believe I never tried making pancakes from scratch! Thank you Gemma! Made a heck of a lot more than 8 pancakes though. I used fresh jersey peaches and blueberries in mine too. YUM!

Pa
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Pa
7 months ago

Hi Gemma, this recipe is delicious!!! Thank you for sharing your passion and love of delicious food with us and the world.

But I’ve been reading online about adding sour cream to baked goods and as soon as I substituted 1cup of sour cream with one of the butter milk cups it became even fluffier. So I just use 1 cup of any milk and 1 cup of sour cream.

I don’t know what you would call it with this kind of substitution. Fluffy pancakes I guess.

Luv2Crochet
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Luv2Crochet
7 months ago

Hi Gemma,
Can this recipe also be used to make Waffles? I make Waffles quite often because im not a fan of pancakes. Thanks

Martine Hagger
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Martine Hagger
10 months ago

can i make the batter and store in the refridgerator til i need it?

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