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Recipe For Homemade Pancakes!

How to make pancakes from scratch. This easy recipe makes light, fluffy pancakes with pantry ingredients you most likely have on hand. Making food from scratch is easier than you think. If you have been thinking about cooking or baking from scratch pancakes and waffles are an easy no fail place to start.

This pancake recipe takes minutes to whip up and is so easy kids can do it! You won’t believe how delicious they are! This recipe makes 8 to 10 pancakes depending on how big you make them. Try making a double batch, and freeze some for a busy morning.

How To Freeze Pancakes:

Cook the pancakes, and let them cool. When the pancakes are cool, place them on a tray or cookie sheet in a single layer, and put them in the freezer for 30 minutes. Once they are frozen place them in a freezer bag. This way they won’t stick together. If you do find that the pancakes still stick together put a piece of wax paper or parchment paper between the pancakes.

When to flip pancake: You will know the pancake is ready to flip when the bubbles turn into holes, as seen in the picture above.

Quick Tip: Don‘t over mix the batter. Small lumps are ok. Over mixing your batter will make the pancakes flat and chewy. We want them light and fluffy. In this recipe the dry and wet ingredients are mixed in separate bowls then combined. Once combined stir until the wet and dry ingredients are just incorporated.

How long does open baking powder stay good? Open baking powder is good for 6 months. Most cans have a best by date. If you don’t use baking powder frequently it’s a good idea to write the date you opened it on the lid.


- 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour

- 3 Tbs Sugar

- 1 Tbs Baking powder

- 1/4 Tsp of Salt (1/2 tsp of Salt if using unsalted butter)

- 1 1/4 Cups of milk

- 1 Large Egg

- 4 Tbs Butter Melted

- 1 Tsp of Vanilla


1. Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

2. Heat milk in the microwave for 12 seconds or until luke warm.

3. Whisk milk, egg, melted butter and vanilla until combined.

4. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, pour milk mixture into the well and use a fork to stir. It is important not to over mix the batter.

5. Add butter to a hot skillet, pour batter onto the skillet when bubbles start to appear and then turn into holes flip your pancake. Serve with syrup.

I hope you enjoy this recipe. Thank you for stopping by Lia Rose Simply Home.





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Hello, my name is Wendy I live in upstate NY with my husband and four children. Now that my children are getting older I have some extra time to share my experiences, recipes, traditions and life tips.

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