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Buttermilk Pancakes

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 20
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There’s nothing better than waking up in the morning to warm pancakes! The addition of buttermilk in the batter makes them extra delicious and buttery, of course. Top these versatile buttermilk pancakes with anything you’d like – from traditional maple syrup to fresh berries and everything in-between. This is the one buttermilk pancake recipe you need to make your breakfast even more delicious.
Created May 22, 2018
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  • 2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg


  • 1
    Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat or electric griddle to 375ºF; grease with cooking spray, vegetable oil or shortening. (Surface is ready when a few drops of water sprinkled on it dance and disappear.)
  • 2
    Stir all ingredients until blended. Pour by slightly less than 1/4 cupfuls onto hot griddle.
  • 3
    Cook until edges are dry. Turn; cook until golden.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Pancakes are ready to turn when they are puffed and bubbles form on top.
  • Tip 2
    Mix pancake batter in a measuring cup or bowl with handle and spout. Then you can easily pour batter onto griddle.
  • Tip 3
    For tender pancakes, mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. There may still be lumps in the batter.
  • Tip 4
    Keep pancakes warm in a single layer on paper towel-lined baking sheet in a 200°F oven.
  • Tip 5
    Adding toppings to your pancake is an easy way to put a fun twist on your normal breakfast.
  • Tip 6
    1. Apple-Rum Butter topping: Beat 1/2 cup softened butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in 1/2 cup Apple Butter and 1 teaspoon rum or 1/4 teaspoon rum extract to taste.
  • Tip 7
    2. Blackberry-Lime Sauce: In small saucepan, combine 2 cups blackberries or raspberries, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice. Simmer sauce for 10-15 minutes until berries break down and sauce slightly thickens; stir in 1 teaspoon grated lime peel.
  • Tip 8
    3. Cherry and Granola Topping: Top with about 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt and 1/4 cup frozen (thawed) sweet cherries; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons granola.
  • Tip 9
    4. Maple Yogurt Topping with Candied Nuts and Bananas: Stir in 1/3 cup real maple syrup into 8 ounces plain Greek yogurt; top pancakes with maple yogurt; sprinkle with candied or regular walnuts, or pecans and sliced bananas.
  • Tip 10
    5. Red, White and Blueberries Topping: Melt 1/4 cup raspberry preserves in small saucepan; add about 1 tablespoon orange liqueur or orange juice. Serve sauce with pancakes, fresh blueberries and 1/2 cup crème fraiche or sour cream mixed with 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • Tip 11
    6. Super Sundae Topping: Drizzle pancakes with warm chocolate sauce or chocolate syrup; top with sliced bananas, fresh strawberries, chopped toasted pecans, sweetened whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
  • Tip 12
    Leftovers? Stack cooled pancakes between sheets of waxed paper. Wrap in aluminum foil and freeze. To reheat, unwrap pancakes and removed waxed paper. Heat on ungreased baking sheet in 400°F oven 5 to 7 minutes or until hot, or microwave uncovered on high until hot.
  • Tip 13
    Success Don't flip 'em more than once! Repeated cooking on both sides toughens rather than browns the pancakes.
  • Tip 14
    How-To To measure Bisquick, spoon it into a dry-ingredient measuring cup, then level the top with a metal spatula.

Nutrition Information

12.2 Calories, 0.4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 1g Total Carbs, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 20
Total Fat
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% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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