Homemade Pancakes

This is a bit belated but Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely moms who have worked so hard day and night for their children! What have you guys done to show your appreciation to your mom on this special occasion. I’ll tell you what I did! I woke up at 7:00 am to prepare for an 8:00 am breakfast!

To show my appreciation I made homemade pancakes and blueberry sauce for breakfast. I even paired it with an oatmeal raisin cookie; I also baked it from scratch! This meal was hearty as everything was made from scratch. Hearing this you may thing it takes a lot of time and effort, but let me assure you it only takes a few simple steps. These pancakes only require a few simple ingredients I’m sure all of you can get your hands on.
I’m sure a lot of you are used to making pancakes from the remade pancake mixes you get at the grocery store. I get it. I did exactly the same. It’s convenient and it tastes fine. However, when you put heart and soul into make something, it takes 100% better.
I used to live in the states and IHOP is one of my family go to breakfast destinations. If you’ve ever tried their pancakes, you would know its a stack of buttermilk pancakes which came from heaven. After moving away from the states I’ve been craving the those delicious pancakes everyday. It’s hard to replicate the same pancakes exactly, but these homemade pancakes hold the same magic as the wholehearted pancakes from IHOP.
I’ll be sure to keep experimenting to get it as close to those delicious IHOP pancakes. When I figure out the little secret, tips and tricks, I’ll be sure to tell you all about it. For those in the states, you’ll be able to impress those friends and family members will your new found cooking skills.
If you wan’t to know how I made the glossy blueberry sauce for these pancakes, go check it out! You won’t regret trying it!

Ingredients 

  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 1/3 cups Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
Directions 
Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk until combined and set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients: sugar, egg, oil, milk and vanilla. Whisk until it is all combined and incorporated.
Combine the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix it until just combined. Try to avoid over mixing it.
Heat the pan with some oil, or spray it with some non-stick cooking spray. This will make it easier for you to remove the pancake from the pan.
Pour a generous amount of batter and flip with the edges have a slight golden color and air bubbles have risen int he pancake.

Author: Nicole

Hello! My name is Nicole and I’m a home baker and the occasional chef for the family. Starting with pre-mix cake boxes and now baking everything from scratch, I spend most of my time day dreaming about the numerous things I could be baking. I’m definitely the one who has the biggest sweet tooth! Along with my passion in the culinary world, I love sharing all the delicious creations I’ve made! I hope you enjoy my recipes and give it a try yourself!

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