Fluffy Made From Scratch Pancakes

from scratch pancakes recipe

This is THE BEST from scratch pancakes recipe I have ever used.

Every one comes out perfectly every time. They’re fluffy and thick, and keep a nice round shape while cooking.

Quick and easy, using simple ingredients, this is definitely my favorite from scratch pancakes recipe to date!

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Made From Scratch Pancakes Recipe


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons margarine melted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Beat egg until fluffy.
  • Add milk and melted margarine.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Heat a heavy griddle or fry pan which is greased with a little butter on a paper towel. (I have a flattop stove, and setting 5 for med heat worked well for these.)
  • The pan is hot enough when a drop of water breaks into several smaller balls which ‘dance’ around the pan.
  • Pour a small amount of batter (approx 1/4 cup) into pan and tip to spread out or spread with spoon.
  • When bubbles appear on surface and begin to break, turn over and cook the other side.


Before I poured the batter for another pancake, I rubbed a stick of butter into the pan to grease it a little to keep the pancakes from sticking. Though you don’t have to do this, especially when using a good, seasoned cast iron pan.

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