Perfect Fluffy Pancakes

I don’t generally share a lot of recipes, but I do like to share recipes that warm my heart. And these perfect fluffy pancakes are one of those recipes.

Growing up, my mom stayed at home with my brother and I. She had breakfast ready and on the table every morning. I have so many amazing memories from those wonderful mornings. And I always looked forward to her pancakes.

Now whenever I make them, I’m brought back to my school days. Those memories are pure gold. Sometimes there’s nothing better than sitting around the table sharing a pancake and great conversation. It’s a fabulous way to start the day… and my mom knows that anytime she wants a good morning conversation, all she needs to do is make her pancakes… They’re moist, fluffy and delicious… The best kind of pancake!

Perfect Fluffy Pancakes by The Wood Grain Cottage

Perfect Fluffy Panckaes by The Wood Grain Cottage

Perfect Fluffy Pancakes
  1. 1 cup flour
  2. 2 tsp. baking powder
  3. Β½ tsp. salt
  4. 2 tbs. sugar
  5. 1 egg
  6. 1 cup milk
  7. 1 tbs. melted butter
  1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add egg, milk and butter. Mix together. Batter will be a bit lumpy. Drop on hot griddle and cook until top side becomes "bubbly", about 1 minute. Flip over and cook another minute or two. Serve with butter and syrup!
  1. To make them extra special, drop a few blueberries or chocolate chips onto each pancake once they're on the griddle. Yummy!
The Wood Grain Cottage
Perfect Fluffy Pancakes by The Wood Grain Cottage

From our table to yours… Enjoy!

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P.S. Another one of my favorite ways to eat them, is to pour on a spoonful of cream, press it into the pancake, then sprinkle on a bit of sugar. Oh. My.!

Lovely comments so far...

  1. I want pancakes now! These look delicious, and so easy to make, they’re the perfect recipe for me! I’m a really good cook, but can’t bake to save my life, and so anything that includes flour makes my palms sweat :/
    I’ll try these this weekend, since they’re predicting a foot and a half of snow, and get back to you on it! Wish me luck Shayna!!

  2. Shayna,

    Thanks for sharing. I’m going to make them tomorrow morning. I wrote the recipe on a post it and it’s going right inside my pantry door with my quick beer bread recipe and pizza dough recipes.

  3. That looks like the recipe I use! Very close anyway. They are yummy! I always put blueberries in mine. Time to make pancakes again!
    Blessings, Diane

  4. Looking forward to making these babies:) Yum!!! Pancakes just happen to be a favorite around here…especially breakfast for dinner! Thanks for sharing, Shayna…blessings & <3

  5. Pancakes are a wonderful memory for me as well with my Grandma. Before school, my brother and I would ride our bikes or hoof it across the crick to a made-with-love breakfast waiting for us ready and hot. Along with other delicious breakfast items, pancakes were always a huge hit. Gonna give these cakes a try, they look out-of-this-world.

    • Oh, Jill! Your memories are wonderful! I love how food can take you back… My childhood wouldn’t be the same without these! πŸ˜€

  6. Thank goodness I have just eaten breakfast! These look amazing. I made a hot breakfast for my children every morning and we would sit down as a family and eat. Wonderful memories! I wish I had this recipe back then!

    • THANK YOU so much, Yvonne! I’m so happy to hear that you made breakfast every morning too! They’re such sweet memories to have! πŸ˜€

  7. I made these Sunday, wonderful recipe, the family loved them. Just enough for the 3 of us as a family without left overs. Thanks for sharing.

    • THANK YOU so much, Mandy! I’m so happy you made them and enjoyed the recipe! We LOVE them!

  8. These pancakes were a total hit! Thanks for sharing this super easy but delicious recipe.

  9. Okay, I love this recipe! I made these two days in a row this week! We are currently overseas in South Korea and were craving some familiar food. Thanks for posting such a simple, yet delicious pancake recipe! I too am in the beginning stages of starting my own blog ( Thanks again!


  10. Wow these look great! When you say flour, is that plain flour? Cheers can’t wait to try them

  11. i just made these this morning for my family! my dad would always make us pancakes growing up so i often crave them now days especially on the weekends… I would say I make 4-5 hot breakfasts for my family per week… we can’t eat lavishly every morning cmon now! but they were delicious and fluffy and I will def be making these again! I would like to try substituting the flour for almond flour next time for a healthy take and maybe sugar for stevia and butter for coconut oil :) thanks for the classic though some mornings you just need a good comforting all american pancake!

  12. Made some modifications to fit my dietary restrictions and they turned out super fluffy and tasty!!! I linked to your original recipe page on my blog, Life. Love. Low-FODMAP. :)

  13. Honestly, I’m not the sort to leave online comments. I’m a gourmet cook who works in the food world (I tell you this to demonstrate that my opinion is an informed one). Pancakes were never a part of my repertoire, but I wanted to make a special Sunday breakfast for my 81 yr old mom this morning before church. Wow. Delish. And by the way, quick and easy. If you’re reading this because you’re surfing the net looking for a perfect pancake recipe – stop here. Thanks for sharing your mom with us, Miss Shayna.


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