Basic Pancakes from Scratch

Basic Pancakes from Scratch


Servings 12
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 6
Difficulty Easy

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3.6 based on 8 ratings.


  • 1 cup Flour (Plain)
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Butter melted
  • 1.5 Cups Milk

Nutrition Information

Qty per
41g serve
Qty per
Energy 98cal 240cal
Protein 2.08g 5.1g
Fat (total) 1.54g 3.78g
 - saturated 0.79g 1.94g
Carbohydrate 3.6g 8.82g
 - sugars 1.65g 4.05g
Dietary Fibre 0.05g 0.12g
Sodium 126mg 310mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Here’s a recipe for Basic Pancakes from scratch! It’s super easy to make and delicious to boot. Great recipe for the kids to have fun with, too!

Stay at home mum


  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl.

  2. Make a well in the centre and add the egg, milk and melted butter.

  3. Using a wooden spoon, gradually draw in the flour.  Beat well, cover and stand in the fridge for one hour.

  4. Pour batter into a jug, heat the frypan and grease well with the canola oil spray.

  5. Pour batter into frypan, try to get a saucer size pancake for easy flipping.

  6.  Cook until bubbles appear on top, flip and cook for a further minute.

  7. Serve with syrup, or lemon and sugar, or bacon and maple syrup!

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Basic Pancakes from Scratch can be frozen for up to two weeks. Allow to cool, then stack pancakes between sheets of baking paper and place in an airtight container.
  • You can also add blueberries or other flavours for the "grown up kids."
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