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With so many fancy ways of cooking, and recipes calling for crazy ingredients, sometimes it’s good to simplify things with an old-fashioned recipe. And what better meal to keep things simple than a breakfast that can be served to the whole family?

Today’s recipe is for good, old-fashioned pancakes that take us back to family breakfasts at the table. Serve them hot with a little bit of butter on top and some maple syrup, and you’re good to go. Just combine the ingredients in a large bowl, ladle onto a hot griddle, flip once, then serve. Keep reading below for the recipe…

Old Fashioned Pancakes Recipe

(makes 8 servings)


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespons butter, melted


  • In a large bowl, mix together dry ingredients, then make a well in the center.
  • Pour the milk, buttermilk, egg, and melted butter into the well, then fold the ingredients in together until smooth.
  • Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat and add a little oil to the center.
  • Ladle batter onto the griddle (about 1/4 cup per pancake). Let brown on one side before flipping. Cook until second side is browned, then serve hot.
  • Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

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