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Sheila's Buttermilk Pancakes

Recipe Information


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups (475 ml) buttermilk
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) sugar
  • 2 cups (475 ml) flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) to 1/2 cup (125 ml) vegetable oil or melted shortening
  • Beat eggs.
  • Blend in buttermilk, soda, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  • By hand, beat in flour and oil.
  • Cook on griddle (which has been lightly greased or sprayed with cooking spray) on medium heat.
  • When bubbles form on tops of pancakes turn over to cook other side, checking to make sure pancakes do not burn.
  • If pancakes darken before bubbles form, turn down heat.
  • Serve with butter and syrup or jelly or powdered sugar.
My daughter loves to sprinkle these with chocolate chips as they cook, my son would rather sprinkle them with blueberries. I think they are great just plain!