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add your photo of this recipe! Hotcakes

Classic pancakes perfect for Sunday breakfast with real maple syrup.













Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


4cups flour, all-purpose
¾cup sugarVideo
2tablespoons baking powderVideo *
2cups milkVideo
8tablespoons butter, unsaltedVideo melted, plus more for the griddle
1large eggVideo
2teaspoons vanilla extractVideo
½teaspoon food coloring yellow*
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Stir the flour, sugar, and baking powder in a large bowl until mixed.

In another bowl, beat the milk, melted butter, egg, vanilla, and food coloring until blended.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and beat until just blended (it's better to leave a few lumps than to overmix and make tough hotcakes). Feel free to add more milk if you think the batter is too thick.

The hotcakes will be lighter if you let this batter stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes or refrigerate it up to 1 day.

Heat a griddle or large heavy pan (cast iron is perfect) over medium heat.

The griddle is hot enough when a drop of water skitters quickly across the surface.

Brush the griddle with a little melted butter.

Pour about ⅓ cup of batter for each hotcake, leaving a little space between the hotcakes to make it easy to turn them.

Cook them until golden brown underneath (lift a corner to peek) and bubbles start to pop on the topsides.

Flip the hotcakes carefully and cook them until the undersides are golden brown.

Repeat with the rest of the batter.

Serve hot with butter and maple syrup.

First published: last updated: 2015-02-09

4 stars - based on 3 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1



over 4 years

The batter ended up quite thick and I added about 1/2 cup more milk to thin it out a bit. Made nice thick and fluffy pancakes.


chihuahua mexico
 about 4 years ago

it sucks! have you ever tried making it??? try it! just add a lot more milk eggs and butter because the way its written down it doesnt work. its a hundred times too thick!

 over 3 years ago

wow...nice one ....go miami heat....


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 164g (5.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 44228% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 9% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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