"This recipe comes from a hand-written addition to my mother's Home and Garden cookbook (you know the one with the red and white checkers that used to be given as wedding presents back in the 50's). Her book is older than I am. Anyway this is simply the best pancake recipe I've ever tried. I have tried a few, but always come back to this one." — Joy
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I read through the reviews before I made this recipe. I did double the recipe BUT I cut the flour back by half (two cups for a doubled recipe). I did use vegetable oil instead of olive oil only because I didn't have enough on hand. Good basic pancake recipe that turned out very fluffy pancakes.
batter comes out too thick, i thinned it out with more milk, but they didn't taste that great.
This is a very good recipe. The only thing I changed was adding a little more sugar and a pinch of salt. As for the batter being too thick, well, didn't the author say that flour was to be added little by little until the batter reaches the desired thickness? I used about 1 1/4 cups the first time and even less than that second time (probably about one cup).
This recipe definitely turns out great as is, minus 1 cup of flour (maybe its a typo?). Other than that, my wife loves these and the recipe yields us about 6 large (think Denny's) fluffy pancakes.
Makes about 10-12 small very fluffy pancakes. I added about a fourth cup more milk than the recipe called for to thin the batter out a bit. One child loved them, one child thought they were too thick. These were easy to make and I will use this recipe again.
tried this one because of "the book".i remember it on my moms counter.way better than the "just add water" i was looking for in the pantry :).ended up being out of syrup also.smeared on some strawberry jelly and honey and good to go.puts the "cake" in pancake. will use again.
The batter was way too thick, so we DOUBLED the milk amount. They still turned out thick and tasted like thick cardboard.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
My Mother's Pancakes
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 88
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