The Best Simple Pancake Recipe

I love pancakes – their light, delicate texture, warm out of the pan drizzled with maple syrup and topped with fresh fruit, they make a completely decadant breakfast. Unfortunately, the only people who eat pancakes/pikelets/crepes in my house are myself and my brother, so I don’t make them very often.

My boyfriend however, is quite a big fan of these fluffy circles of golden goodness, so when I stay the night I usually make these simple pancake recipe as they don’t take long, are extremely easy, and can be finished before he completely wakes up (I’m a bit of an early riser).

Easy Simple Pancake Recipe

pancake recipe

They’re not fancy, there’s no buttermilk, no berries, no butter – but they taste lovely and fluffy and make a very quick and easy simple breakfast menu!

Also Try: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Oh, by the way – another brill way to try pancakes recipe is to sprinkle a little granulated sugar over the top, then a generous squeeze of lemon juice! Roll it up and munch away, the lemon juice soaks into the pancake and the sugar helps to offset possible tartness! Woo!

simple pancake recipe

Simple Pancake Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp bicarb soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence

How to Make Easy Pancake Recipe

easy pancake recipe

1. Mix together sugar and egg, beat till combined. Add vanilla and beat again.

2. Beat in flour and combined milk and bicarb soda, alternating between both. Beat till smooth.

3. Drop spoonfuls onto a hot, buttered pan, cook till bubbles begin to appear, then flip and cook for about 1 minute.

Serve with cream, maple syrup and fresh fruit. This makes a wonderfully quick breakfast for two.

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