Aunt Clara's Buttermilk Pancakes

    10 minutes

    This pancake recipe was handed down to me by my Great Aunt Clara. The only instruction apart from the ingredients list was, "keeps well in a sealed jar". This pancake batter doubles well and gets eaten up right away, so no need for sealed jars!!! The main thing to remember when making these pancakes is: don't overmix!!! You should always have lumps in the batter.


    Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
    9 people made this

    Serves: 3 

    • 2 cups buttermilk
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons melted butter
    • 2 cups flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 dessertspoons sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Whisk together first three ingredients in large bowl. Add dry ingredients, sifting if necessary. Stir in just until combined, leaving batter lumpy.
    2. Cook on frypan, turning when bubbles begin to break surface of pancakes. Serve with butter and maple syrup.
    3. A nice accompaniment would be bacon and fresh or tinned fruit. And definitely coffee!!!

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    Altered ingredient amounts. just realised forgot to put the sugar in - they don't need it  -  01 Apr 2011


    Very tasty! This will be my regular pancake recipe now, thanks  -  01 Apr 2011


    What is 2c. Buttermilk, and 2c. of flour? Does it mean cups?  -  28 Feb 2011