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. Prep
10 min.
20 min.
Ready In
30 min.
4-6 servings
Trans-fat Free
Metric measurements


1cup flour, all-purpose
1/4teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon baking sodaVideo
1each eggVideo
2tablespoons butterVideo melted and cooled
1cup buttermilkVideo
Mexican popcakes
3/4cup flour, all-purpose plus
1tablespoon flour, all-purpose
3tablespoons masa harina *
* not incl. in nutrient facts


POPCAKES - In mixing bowl combine flour, salt and baking soda.

In small bowl, b eat egg until well mixed, Add cooled butter to egg and stir again.

Pour egg mixture and buttermilk into flour mixture.

Stir briskly until well mixed.

Fill 6 greased muffin cups half full.

Bake at 425 degrees about 12 to 15 minute s, until popcakes brown on top.

Remove from oven . Serve immediately.

MEXICAN POPCAKES - Replace flour with mixture of 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon flou r and 3 tablespoons masa harina.

Proceed with recipe.

PANCAKES - Follow Popcakes recipe, except barely stir ingredients together.

Bat ter should look wet and shiny, like bowl of thick-curd cottage cheese.

Don't worry about streaks of flour and lumps.

Heat skillet and melt just enough oil or shortening to cover bottom.

Drop batter by heaping tablespoon into skillet and gently pat each mound of batter down; don't flatten clumps of batter.

Turn as s oon as edges of pancake look dry; don't wait for bubbles to break over top before turning.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-22

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 137g (4.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 29624% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 337mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 9% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
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