Fluffy American pancakes

Fluffy American pancakes

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"This recipe has been updated to improve your cooking experience (January 2024). A weekend breakfast classic: Fluffy American-style pancakes! While there are countless different recipes and tips for perfect pancakes, here we keep it simple for sure-fire fluffy stacks of pancakes, straight out of your favorite US sit-coms. Serve with butter and maple syrup, or step it up with a few rashers of crispy, syrupy bacon. Breakfast of champions!"
Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
25 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
MetricImperial
135 g
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tbsp
sugar
½ tsp
salt
160 ml
milk
1 tbsp
unsalted butter (melted)
unsalted butter (for frying)

Utensils

2 liquid measuring cups, whisk, frying pan, spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal376
Fat10 g
Protein12 g
Carb59 g
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  • Step 1/4

    Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a large measuring cup and set aside.
    • 135 g flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • ½ tsp salt
    • liquid measuring cup
    • whisk

    Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a large measuring cup and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Whisk the eggs and milk in a small measuring cup. Then stir in the melted butter.
    • 1 eggs
    • 160 ml milk
    • 1 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
    • liquid measuring cup

    Whisk the eggs and milk in a small measuring cup. Then stir in the melted butter.

  • Step 3/4

    Now pour the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients in the large measuring cup and mix until everything is just combined – it should look a little lumpy.

    Now pour the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients in the large measuring cup and mix until everything is just combined – it should look a little lumpy.

  • Step 4/4

    Melt some butter in a pan over medium heat and pour your batter into the pan in batches. When bubbles form on the surface, flip the pancake and let it cook for another 1–2 min. until golden brown. Use more butter to prevent sticking or burning. Transfer to a plate and enjoy with butter and maple syrup.
    • unsalted butter (for frying)
    • maple syrup (for serving)
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Melt some butter in a pan over medium heat and pour your batter into the pan in batches. When bubbles form on the surface, flip the pancake and let it cook for another 1–2 min. until golden brown. Use more butter to prevent sticking or burning. Transfer to a plate and enjoy with butter and maple syrup.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fluffy American pancakes
FAQ

The ideal thickness of American-style pancakes is around 1-2 cm. This ensures they cook evenly and have a fluffy consistency.

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