Best Buttermilk Pancakes EVER

Best Buttermilk Pancakes EVER

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Best Buttermilk Pancakes... Ever! Saw these on "Good Eats" with Alton Brown. He's the man..

"My husband ( who is 27 years in Gastronomie ) said these could very well be the best pancakes he has ever eaten in his entire life! High compliments from someone who has traveled the world and tried a lot of different pancakes :)
and it is true: just WALK AWAY! It makes all the difference. "

- ShelleySuppan

Top-ranked recipe named "Best Buttermilk Pancakes EVER"

4.6 avg, 31 review(s) 94% would make again


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2 cups All purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons Sugar
4 tablespoons Butter; melted
2 Eggs; separated
2 cups buttermilk

Original recipe makes 6



Pre-heat griddle to 350.

Combine all dry. Set aside.

Mix yolks with the butter.

Mix whites with the buttermilk.

Combine all wet.

Mix wet into dry... Mix about 10 seconds only (make sure to scrape the sides and bottom of bowl). There will be lumps and it will not be smooth. It really is ok. Walk away!

Take a stick of butter and wipe griddle with it. Take a paper towel and wipe off sitting butter.

Scoop batter with a large ladle. Try not to disturb the lumps.. carefully spoon onto griddle.. Will be very thick and lumpy. It's ok.. (You can add on blueberries or chocolate chips at this time). Flip when golden on bottom and it's done when both sides are golden.


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Buttermilk pancakes photo by Trish318 Trish318

photo by Jwstevens22 Jwstevens22

A little touch of blueberries! photo by cookmanwain cookmanwain

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esally 1 month ago
hniemo 7 months ago
I almost DIED when I tried these they were so good at my sleepover we finished all of the stacks(3)with only 8 people!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!The title is right Best Buttermilk Pancakes EVER!!!!!
pandalover12345 9 months ago
Best pancakes ever! I use whole wheat flour for the most part and its still really good, a bit heavier pancake but taste awesome. I also use powdered buttermilk since I can't justify buying fresh when I use it so rarely.
ccoy978 10 months ago
Thick and fluffy. Soooooo flavorful.
achrona5 1 year ago
Made these for a sleepover. The girls loved them! They are light and fluffy. This recipe is a keeper
Mcbiliouris 1 year ago
Best pancakes I have ever had. Because of this recipe, buttermilk has become a staple in my house.
catatonic1967 1 year ago
SO FLUFFY! I'm so incredibly impressed with this recipe. The best pancakes I've ever had and made!
Jwstevens22 1 year ago
Never made pancakes from scratch before......very easy and delicious! Thanks for posting!
ssjj 1 year ago
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