How Do You Make Pancakes?


Quick Answer

Make pancakes by mixing a batter with ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs and milk, and pouring the batter into a buttered pan or griddle. Cook the pancakes on one side until bubbles begin to appear, and flip the pancakes with a spatula to cook the other side.

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How Do You Make Pancakes?
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Full Answer

To make pancakes, whisk together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 3 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg in a large bowl. In a second bowl, beat together two large room-temperature eggs, and add 1 1/4 cups of room-temperature milk and 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. Whisk and combine the wet ingredients. Melt 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter in a large cast iron skillet or griddle, and whisk the melted butter into the wet mixture. Add the wet mixture to the dry flour mixture, and whisk until the batter becomes thick but still shows some lumps.

With the pan at medium heat, pour 1/4 cup of batter into the pan to start a pancake. Pour one or two more 1/4 cups of batter into the skillet, keeping an even space between the pancakes. When bubbles begin to appear on the surface of the pancake, flip it with a spatula, and cook the other side for about another minute to finish. Continue the process to make more pancakes with the remaining batter, adding more butter to the pan as necessary.

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