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Easy Homemade Fluffy Pancakes Recipe for Two

a stack of 4 homemade fluffy pancakes

This homemade fluffy pancakes recipe will convince you that homemade pancakes are just as easy and they are way more delicious than a box mix.

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This is a small batch recipe that makes just 4 medium sized pancakes perfect to feed 2 people for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner.

Add in your favorite fruit and top with butter, syrup, or jam if desired. 

How to make homemade Fluffy Pancakes:

Combine the milk with the vinegar in a small bowl and whisk together. This makes homemade buttermilk. Set it aside for 5 minutes to sour.

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix together.

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Next, whisk together the egg and butter into the homemade buttermilk. Click for a whisk.

pancake batter in a bowl, dry ingredients in another bowl

Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and whisk together until combined and no lumps remain. 

pancake batter in a bowl with a whisk

If adding optional fruit, stir it in now just until combined.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and coat with cooking spray or cooking oil. I prefer oil for a crispier finish.

Pour 4 equal circles of batter onto the skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the surface and the bottom is golden brown.

frying pancakes in skillet

Flip them over gently with a spatula and cook until the second side is golden brown. Each side should only take a few minutes.

Serve with your favorite pancake toppings and enjoy!

Homemade fluffy pancakes for two

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Yield: 4 medium pancakes

Fluffy Pancakes for Two

Fluffy Pancakes for Two

This homemade fluffy pancakes recipe will convince you that homemade pancakes are just as easy and they are way more delicious than a box mix. This is a small batch recipe that makes just 4 medium sized pancakes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup fruit - optional (strawberries, blueberries, mashed ripe banana)

Instructions

  1. Combine milk and vinegar in a small bowl and whisk together. This makes homemade buttermilk. Set it aside for 5 minutes to sour. Click for a whisk.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix together.
  3. Next, whisk egg and butter into the homemade buttermilk.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into flour mixture and whisk together until combined and no lumps remain.
  5. If adding fruit, stir it in now just until combined.
  6. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and coat with cooking oil. 
  7. Pour 4 equal circles of batter onto the skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the surface and the bottom is golden brown.
  8. Flip them over gently with a spatula and cook until the second side is golden brown. Each side should only take a few minutes. 
  9. Serve with your favorite pancake toppings.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 4g Cholesterol: 112mg Sodium: 674mg Carbohydrates: 39g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 11g Protein: 8g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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