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American Style Flapjacks/Pancakes

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Great, very easy recipe. I'm a horrible cook, but this was so simple and so delicious, that now I can't figure out for the life of me what is the point of pancake mix?

. Prep
15 min.
10 min.
Ready In
25 min.
5 servings
Trans-fat Free
Metric measurements


1cup flour, all-purpose
1large eggVideo
1tablespoon butterVideo or margarine, melted
2/3cups milkVideo
1 1/2teaspoon baking powderVideo
3tablespoons sugarVideo
1/4teaspoon salt
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Sift the dry ingredients together, add the egg and mix it in until it is almost absorbed. Add the milk and mix until semi-smooth. Mix in the melted butter/margarine.

It should make about 5 pancakes 7 inches in diameter. Use less sugar if you like to use a lot of syrup.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

4 stars - based on 14 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 5

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over 2 years

These were wonderful! I liked that it did not make a large batch. Just enough for 2 people. I won't waist my money on pre-made mix again!


about 3 years

This recipe is always one of top printed pancake recipes. Finally yesterday we made these pancakes for breakfast. Hmm, they were so good, nicely browned on the outside, soft and warm in the inside. We had them with some maple syrup, heavenly delicious. It's quick, easy and tasty, an ideal breakfast or brunch recipe.


almost 9 years

That's a very good american pancake recipe. But it should be better if you put only one spoon of sugar.


almost 11 years

Great, very easy recipe. I'm a horrible cook, but this was so simple and so delicious, that now I can't figure out for the life of me what is the point of pancake mix?

about 14 years

They were absoloutly delicious.

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Great recipe, but I agree with only 1 tbsp sugar not 3, also tastes even better with some blueberrys or chocolate chips in there!

UK almost 4 years ago

Thanks for the recipe its save my mom a call at 5am in the morning. lol I grew up on these and they are the best! Especially when u add chocolate chips or a berry of some kind :)

Waterville, United States over 3 years ago

Glad to hear that you love these pancakes, and we should test it out too, sounds very easy to make. Good idea that add chocolate chips or berries!

Lindsay, Canada over 3 years ago

I used this as a guide but adapted it a bit -- I followed the less sugar advice, increased the proportion of egg slightly and added buttermilk powder -- a little over 1 TB. They came out great. Thanks for the recipe.

Uncle Bob
Phoenix over 3 years ago

Sounds delicious, have to make it for breakfast tomorrow.

Arizona, US about 3 years ago

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mandarock @Nutrition Ebooks
indonesia over 2 years ago

The flapjacks were surrounded by hungry toddlers when all of a sudden jesus descended from the heavens surround by his entourage of exotically flavored syrups.

Katy, United States about 2 years ago

Thanks for the recipe! saves time for me to get up at 5 in the morning and find some breakfast :)

Dubai, UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates over 1 year ago

Very very very very nice!!!!!!!!!
Mmmmmmmmmmmm nice!!!!!

, South Africa about 1 year ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 79g (2.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17022% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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