Extra Tender Pancakes

Stacks and syrup

Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be savory. The possibilities are endless, so open your pantry and let your imagination go.

Extra Tender Pancakes

Submitted by: Arlene Lantz, Western Illinois Electrical Coop.
Course Breakfast
Servings 2


  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  • Mix egg, milk and butter.
  • Sift together flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Stir in milk mixture just until moistened.
  • Heat lightly greased griddle until hot.
  • For each pancake, pour about 1 tablespoon batter onto grill.
  • Cook until bubbles appear evenly over top and turn. Cook until golden. This makes 8 or 9 small pancakes.


Nutrition information: 625 calories; 27.5g fat; 529mg sodium; 84.1g carbohydrates; 12.2g protein.