My Favorite Fluffy Pancakes

Sunday mornings are for pancakes in our house. We love cooking together in our pj’s and starting the day in a lazy kind of way. These pancakes only take 5-minutes to prep and another 5 minutes to cook (as long as your pan is preheated!). Giving the vinegar enough time in the milk is the secret to making the pancakes fluffy. That, and not smooshing them down once you flip them. Top them with your favorite fruit or for an extra special treat, chocolate chips!

My favorite fluffy pancakes

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • a dash of salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
  • cooking spray


  1. Combine milk & vinegar in a measuring cup or bowl for 5 minutes (alternatively, you can use 3/4 cups store-bought buttermilk).
  2. Combine dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk egg and butter into “soured” milk. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix with a spoon until lumps are gone. Don’t over mix!
  4. Pre-heat griddle pan for 3-4 minutes over medium heat and spray with cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cupfuls of batter onto the skillet, and cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip with a spatula, and cook until browned on the other side.
  5. Serve warm with maple syrup and fresh fruit. Enjoy! 


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