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Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Makes 14 3-inch cakes

Each pancake, without syrup, contains about: 60 calories; 82 mg sodium; 20 mg cholesterol; 2 grams fat; 8 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams protein.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • Syrup (optional)


1. Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda in bowl. Set aside.
2. In separate large bowl, beat egg and blend in 1 cup buttermilk.
3. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture and blend until flour disappears.
4. Blend in melted butter.
5. Add up to 1/4 cup more buttermilk, if thinner pancakes are desired.
6. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle, lightly greased with butter.
7. Cook until edges look dry and bubbles form and begin to break on upper surface.
8. Turn and cook second side.
9. Serve with syrup.

1. Nut Pancakes: Stir 1/3 cup chopped nuts into batter.
2. Corn Pancakes: Immediately after pouring batter onto griddle, sprinkle 1 tbsp drained whole-kernel corn over each pancake.
3. Blueberry Pancakes: Immediately after pouring batter on griddle, sprinkle 1 TB fresh or well-drained canned or frozen blueberries over each pancake.
4. Banana Pancakes: Immediately after pouring batter onto griddle, place 2 to 3 thin banana slices on each pancake.


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Main Ingredient:Dairy / Buttermilk
Preparation Method:Fry
Special Diet:Low Fat

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