Easy, fluffy pancakes is something every home cook should have in their repertoire. Want to surprise your better half? Get your kids up from bed on the weekend? Treat yourself to fresh homemade pancakes in the morning with this easy fluffy pancake recipe.
Homemade pancakes shouldn’t be complicated. The batter should be easy to mix together, made from ingredients that are readily available at home and they must be soft and fluffy!
The ingredients you’ll need:
- Butter or vegetable oil
- Vanilla Extract (optional)
- Baking Powder
How to make fluffy pancake?
The key ingredient to making these pancakes fluffy is baking powder. No buttermilk, no baking soda, or yogourt to complicate things. The baking powder help make these pancakes extra fluffy.
Pancake Toppings Ideas- What To Put on Pancakes?
The great thing about this recipe is that the pancakes are like a blank canvas and go with a lot of different toppings. While butter and maple syrup are a classic, there’s all sort of other toppings:
- Butter and Maple Syrup – the classic
- Strawberries and nutella – just like crepes, but in a pancake form
- Peanut Butter and Banana –
- Honey – try different flavours like buckwheat, blueberry honey, or creamed honey
- Jams, and fruit compotes
- Maple Syrup and Bacon – the perfect combination of sweet and salty, along with the soft texture of the pancake balanced with the crispy bacon
- Fresh Fruits – such as blueberries, raspberries, or diced peaches when they are in season
- Ice Cream
- Dusting of Icing Sugar
Easy Fluffy Pancake Recipe
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil or melted unsalted butter
- 1 egg
- In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking power, salt and sugar together.
- In a medium bowl, whisk egg, milk and oil together. Add the dry ingredients and fold together until mixed. (Some small lumps are okay, but don't over mix)
- Lightly coat large skillet with oil and heat over medium heat. Pour 1/4cup of batter into the pan. Flip when bubbles form on the top of the batter. Remove the pancake when the bottom is golden brown