Introduction: American Breakfast Pancakes

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Hey guyzz Today i made some American Pancakes for breakfast and mmmmmm they turned out Really Delicious, So Im gonnna show you how to make em

Step 1: Ingredients

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225g Plain Flour
1 Table Spoon Baking Powder
Pinch of salt
1 Tea Spoon Sugar
2 Large Eggs Beaten
30g Butter (Salted) Melted and cooled
300ml Milk
butter for frying 

Step 2: Mixing

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You can put all the ingredients together in a blender and blend, I used a hand beater Because blending would be a bit messy

Close it and leave for 1/2 an hour (30min) before use

Step 3: Frying

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When Frying notice that the bubbles start to appear after sometime when the appear close to the center and have lots of bubbles its time to flip it over

Step 4: Eat

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After Your American Pancakes are done, you can either pile it up pour generous amounts of Maple syrup and Devour or in any other way you prefer


baltamirano made it! (author)2015-09-20

Delicious. I added pumpkin.

ajavaheri18 (author)2015-07-23

Looks good

Matt428 (author)2015-02-22
Olivia Cheung (author)2014-08-30

I will try it later

zewerw (author)2010-06-13

here's something else you may want to consider if you are one to keep sourdough starter in your fridge. This makes a really light and fluffy pancake with that great sourdough tangy flavor that contrasts nicely with maple syrup. Takes a little more time and effort, but it's so worth it. 1 cup sourdough starter 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 large egg, well beaten 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon granulated sugar The Night Before: Mix 1 cup starter with the flour and milk in a large, nonreactive bowl. Place the bowl in a warm place, cover and let it stand until morning. The Next Day: add beaten egg, oil, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar to sour dough mixture; mix well. Use 1/4 Cup of batter for each pancake. cook on preheated griddle or skillet over medium heat.

jdenton2 (author)zewerw2011-12-06

Another way to make super-fluffy pancakes is to stir a tablespoon of lemon juice into your wet ingredients for any pancake recipe. The acid in the lemon juice reacts with the baking powder, creating more levening. This also works with biscuits, dumplings, etc. You can use lemon juice for sweet applications and vinegar for savory applications. It turns regular Bisquick pancakes into slap-yer-mama pancakes, and everyone will think you are a master chef.

zewerw (author)jdenton22011-12-06

thanks Jdenton, you're absolutely correct about that.

framistan (author)2010-06-14

Pancakes are sometimes difficult to cook because they stick to the pan. If you have that problem, try using an IRON skillet instead of stainless steel. Very nice instructable. As an American, I am surprised they are called "american pancakes." I just thought they were pancakes.

argitek (author)framistan2011-07-05

It seems what is named "pancake" seems to vary a lot with the country. In Brazil, what we call a pancake is a pasta roll filled usually with ground meat and covered with sauce.

annaharris (author)framistan2010-06-14

To Americans they're pancakes, but they're also known as flapjacks. In other parts of the world pancakes can be referred to as different things eg. crepes, pikelets, hotcakes or griddle cakes. I'm sure there are probably other names for them too. The 'American' probably helps readers to identify the style of pancakes before clicking into the Instructable and reading the whole thing. Cheers, From a Non American.

King825 (author)annaharris2010-06-21

Crepes aren't the same thing as pancakes. They are a very thin, less airy version of them. Similar.

lenny25 (author)King8252010-09-10

In South Africa - This is a flapjack or a really big crumpet. Pancakes are something completely different. They are made to fill an entire pan and they are paper thin, usually eaten rolled up with cinnamon sugar and lemon juice.

Maybe i should make an instructable on them :)

crak-a-bottle (author)lenny252011-03-25

that's what pancakes in the UK are, I don't know if they're like that other places

Scoboy (author)annaharris2010-06-29

i always wanted to try these, because we always make those that are thinner but bigger

crak-a-bottle (author)framistan2011-03-25

mm, it's the same in the UK, we just call ours pancakes but they're quite a lot different to yours.

aasif.faiz (author)framistan2010-06-15

Thnk u ;)

Ivn (author)2011-04-23

I tried your recipe and the pancakes turned out great. Children were delighted, so I will make it soon again. Thanks for the excellent and easy recipe. Greetings from Croatia! ( Europe )

aasif.faiz (author)Ivn2011-04-24

oh thts awesome to hear your welcome! :)

Korny87 (author)2010-10-11

i have to try these. In my country pancakes are thin, filled with jam or chocolade cream and served rolled.

crak-a-bottle (author)Korny872011-02-24

take the sweet ready-made sort of thin pancake, then mix up melted dark chocolate and that cream with baileys in, then cover your pancakes with that mixture and roll them. Bet you can't eat anymore than three :P :P

milamber (author)crak-a-bottle2011-03-24

challenge accepted

crak-a-bottle (author)milamber2011-03-25

tell me how that goes :D

pinkpanther (author)2010-12-09

Hi, just tried these out this morning and they turned out fantastic!!! Thanks.

aasif.faiz (author)pinkpanther2010-12-09

hehe thnk u!

daemonkrog (author)2010-07-15

Nice job on the Pancakes they look awesome.

Excor3 (author)2010-06-29

When i made my mine, the mixture was alot more yelloy, might have been the vanilla extract or somehting but it was definately not as white as your's, but still tastes amazing :]

zewerw (author)2010-06-13

lol "american" pancakes made by measuring in metric..... here's a conversion for you.... Flour - 225g is equal to 0.9665 Cups, round off to 1 Cup. Milk - 300 milliliters or ml is equal to 1.27 cups (US, liquid) go with 1 1/4 C Butter - 30g is equal to 1.06 oz. or 2 Tablespoons. Enjoy.

King825 (author)zewerw2010-06-24

Thank you!

framistan (author)2010-06-14

If you like your pancakes THICKER, then make the mixture with less milk. If you like them THIN, then make the mixture "thinner" by using a little more milk.

SterLuMan (author)2010-06-14

thanx a lot man, i tryed these when i was abroad and loved thenm and today i accidentaly saw ur recipe... once again tnx...

aasif.faiz (author)SterLuMan2010-06-14

Ur very Welcome ;)

Caseymorrow18 (author)2010-06-13

Those look amazing. O.o

aasif.faiz (author)Caseymorrow182010-06-13

haha thnk u yp and they were amazing

xtacticalmonkeyx (author)2010-06-13

if it is a american dish where are the american measurements?

thefrozenpenquin (author)2010-06-13

For those who don't want to use milk (lactose intolerant?), use chilled water. The colder the better.

lemonie (author)2010-06-13

Yes, they look very good. Next time you make some it'd be good to add a picture with the syrup and whatever else finishes these off for you.


saritha55 (author)2010-06-13

u bring this 2 skul 2 :P

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