The only pancake recipe you'll ever need

    25 min

    These perfect pancakes are not too thick, not too thin, but just right! Tender, light, buttery and delicious.

    24 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 190g plain flour
    • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 50g butter, melted
    • 1 egg
    • 300ml milk
    • cooking spray

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
    2. Whisk in melted butter, egg and milk until combined. Let batter rest for 5 minutes.
    3. Preheat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray. Pour batter into the hot pan, about 4 tablespoons (60ml) of batter for each pancake. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbles appear on the sides and centre of each pancake. Flip and cook until golden, about 1 to 2 minutes.

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    Quite a rich recipe, but makes wonderful, fluffy pancakes. Very delicious  -  28 Feb 2017


    Was using boxed mix but ran out. Pulled up AllRecipes and this was on the front page, so we decided to try the recipe. Followed the recipe as is. They were the best pancakes I've ever had!! Light and fluffy with great flavor!!!  -  11 Mar 2012  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I used lactose-free milk which I soured with two tablespoons of vinegar and I also used melted margerine instead of butter. The reason I made those substitutions was because I have a son with a dairy sensitivity. Even with the substitutions these turned out exactly as they should--light, fluffy and absolutely perfect. The recipe says it serves four? kids ate EVERY SINGLE ONE.  -  04 Jun 2012  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)