Video: How to Make Old-Fashioned Pancakes -

Video: How to Make Old-Fashioned Pancakes

See how to make classic diner-style pancakes.

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You’ll want stacks and stacks of these old-school cakes. In this video, Chef John shows you how to make good old-fashioned pancakes—the kind served up in classic diners. They’re remarkably simple to make. If you can sift a few common ingredients together and handle a whisk, then you’ve got this one down pat! The key is quick whisking—and Chef John will show you how it’s done. Check out the recipe for Old-Fashioned Pancakes. In the video, you’ll see just the right moment to flip them for perfect, golden-brown cakes. See more Chef John videos >>

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rose akumawah 
Sep. 18, 2013 5:49 am
this maybe too rich for me
Aug. 14, 2013 11:08 am
LOL @ "Nothing says I don't really love you that much"
Jul. 18, 2013 1:25 am
Excellent video, and when he cut into that pile of pancakes, I expected him to put that fork into my mouth. Very Yummy!
May 7, 2013 9:21 am
Excellent Pancakes video, thanks.
Apr. 6, 2013 8:25 pm
My dad used to be a Mess Sargent in the US Army and make thousands of pancakes for a large training camp. He taught me to make pancakes when I was growing up. His tips were add a little more sugar (1-2 tsp or a tablespoon)and and extra tsp. baking powder to the dry ingredients and vanilla to the wet. Then, before you cook the pancakes, test the skillet for just the right temp., not too hot so they don't scorch. When you cook them, let all the bubbles of the batter pop and the top start to dry before you flip. If the temp is right, they will always be perfect and fluffy, not doughy or burned. His pancakes were so good that they didn't need much syrup.
Feb. 15, 2013 7:55 pm
I have the perfect homemade maple syrup for these. Soon!
Feb. 12, 2013 7:07 am
Cooking is both art and science. As a science, the kitchen becomes a laboratory, the setting for discoveries that work so well they become classics, or fail so abysmally that they are lessons in what to not do. As science, food becomes cuisine. Cooks learn to add a 'pinch' of a favorite spice to enhance flavor. Scientists maintain the rigor of exactitude. Cooks weigh and measure to produce a finished result that is consistent. AND THEN THE FUN BEGINS. We decorate around food, making our tables beautiful, honoring community with flowers.
sajjaad ali 
Sep. 5, 2012 10:45 pm
where! is the recipte?
Aug. 19, 2012 9:24 am
I too would combine my wet ingredients before wisking them into the dry ingredients. Other than that, and folding in my blueberries, that's how I do it.
Aug. 18, 2012 6:11 pm
the oat flour makes them awesome. Try substituting some oat flour in your next batch of chocolate chip cookies.....yummy
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