How Do You Make Easy Pancakes From Scratch?

How Do You Make Easy Pancakes From Scratch?

How Do You Make Easy Pancakes From Scratch?

Pancakes can be whipped up in 10 minutes or less. In a medium bowl, combine 1 egg, 1 cup all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, 2 tablespoons oil, in addition to 1 tablespoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour onto a heated griddle and cook.

This basic pancake recipe can be adjusted to accommodate various dietary restrictions. Vegan pancakes can be made using 1/2 mashed banana in place of the egg and soy milk in place of the dairy. Gluten-free pancakes can be made using gluten-free flour or other wheat flour alternatives.

Pancakes are very versatile. Use the basic pancake recipe with a variety of add-ins to create simple, delicious meals. For example, you can make chocolate banana pancakes by folding in 2 mashed bananas and 1/2 cup chocolate chips to the batter.

Add 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons poppy seeds and 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest to the basic pancake recipe to make lemon poppy seed pancakes. Serve with fresh blueberries, lemon curd and whipped cream for a delectable Sunday brunch.

Make cornmeal blueberry pancakes by swapping in 1/2 cup flour, 1 cup cornmeal and 1 cup fresh blueberries into the recipe. Cook on a hot griddle and top with honey, maple syrup or lemon marmalade.