FoodThe secret to perfect buttermilk pancakes revealed

The secret to perfect buttermilk pancakes revealed

My grandma adds this one ingredient to pancakes. They turn out delicate and very fluffy.
My grandma adds this one ingredient to pancakes. They turn out delicate and very fluffy.
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1:04 PM EDT, May 29, 2024

Are you looking for the perfect pancake recipe? Delicate, fluffy, and melt-in-your-mouth? I have a proposal for you that will surely delight you! The secret to perfect pancakes is the addition of buttermilk. Thanks to it, the batter is fluffy and elastic, and the pancakes don’t tear during frying.

Delicate and fluffy pancakes are a true feast for the palate, perfect for lunch, an afternoon snack, or breakfast. The secret to their exceptional texture is buttermilk, which makes them incredibly light. My grandmother always adds this one ingredient, making her pancakes unbeatable. See for yourself how easy it is to make this special version.

Buttermilk pancakes – Recipe

To prepare these special pancakes, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2.5 cups of milk
  • 1.5 cups of all-purpose flour
  • Package of vanilla sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix the milk, eggs, vanilla sugar, buttermilk, and salt until smooth.
  2. Add the sifted flour and mix until smooth and lump-free. Let the batter rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat a pan over medium heat and grease it with oil.
  4. Pour a portion of the batter onto the pan and spread it evenly to make a thin pancake.
  5. Fry the pancake on each side for about 1-2 minutes until golden.
  6. Place the finished pancakes on a plate and continue frying until all the batter is used.
  7. Serve the pancakes with your favorite toppings, such as jam, fresh fruits, cream cheese, coconut flakes, toasted almonds, or chocolate spread.


  • You can prepare the pancake batter the day before.
  • You can freeze the pancakes. After thawing, fry them in a pan without added fat.
  • Add your favorite spices to the batter, such as cinnamon or cardamom.
  • You can also serve the pancakes savory, e.g., with cheese, ham, or mushrooms.

Try this simple recipe and see how delicious buttermilk pancakes can be! Delicate, fluffy, and melt-in-your-mouth – they will surely become your favorite dish for breakfast, lunch, or an afternoon snack.

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