American buttermilk pancakes

American buttermilk pancakes


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About this recipe: American pancakes are much thicker than ours and are traditionally served with maple syrup. You can opt for maple syrup, honey, golden syrup or a lovely fruit compote.


Serves: 4 

  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 200ml buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter for frying

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Mix plain flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and then mix in the egg, butter, buttermilk, sugar and salt to a smooth batter.
  2. Heat the butter in a large nonstick frying pan over medium high heat, ladling in approximately 60ml of batter for 4 small pancakes. Reduce heat to medium and fry for a couple of minutes until you notice bubbles on the surface and the edges are cooked. Flip pancakes over to cook on the other side for another couple of minutes.
  3. Serve with maple syrup and butter if desired.

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Reviews (11)


Something else. added 50grams of blueberrys to half of recipe. - 07 Aug 2010


halved the recipe because it was just me. loved them, no after tast like I get with my old recipe. only problen is, have to think of making in advance because of buying the buttermilk - 07 Aug 2010


- 20 Nov 2012

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