On Line Cookbook

Basic Pancake Recipe

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:6 or more thick pancakes

  • 1-1/4 cups (300 ml) sifted flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) melted shortening or oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt
  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • Sift flour with bakng powder, sugar and salt.
  • Combine egg, milk, and shortening or oil.
  • Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until flour is moistened.
  • Batter will be lumpy.
  • Bake on slightly greased griddle.
This recipe is so user friendly...it works well adding other ingredients ie., oatmeal, raisins, diced apples, and nuts. I usually add more milk to thin out some ---the pancakes by the recipe are thick but wonderful. They also freeze well if you double the batch and if there are any left!