The Best Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

Yields: 12 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 7 Mins Total Time: 22 Mins

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there is no better way to kickstart your day than a fresh stack of fluffy buttermilk pancakes. As a kid, one of my favorite traditions growing up was waking up to the smell of freshly baked pancakes every Saturday morning. This recipe makes 12 golden brown pancakes, but can easily be adapted for any desired serving size. Below are the necessary ingredients and steps to follow in order to make the fluffiest buttermilk pancakes you’ve ever had!

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0/8 Ingredients
Adjust Servings
    Dry Ingredients
  • Wet Ingredients


0/8 Instructions
  • Whisk together the dry ingredients in a large bowl or a large glass measuring cup.
  • Whisk in the buttermilk, eggs and vanilla extract just until combined. Some lumps are okay.
  • Let the pancake batter rest for 10 minuets.
  • Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  • Spray with non-stick cooking spray or brush with butter or oil.
  • Ladle 1/3 - 1/2 cup batter onto the griddle for each pancake.
  • Flip the pancakes over when small bubbles appear on the surface and continue cooking on the opposite side until golden brown.
  • Serve with butter and syrup.

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