Grandmas Old Fashioned Pancakes

Experience the nostalgic delight of Grandma’s Old Fashioned Pancakes with this timeless recipe that captures the essence of comforting breakfasts from the past. These pancakes are a perfect blend of simplicity and taste, just the way Grandma used to make them.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

These pancakes bring back warm memories of homemade goodness. With a light, fluffy texture and a hint of sweetness, they are a classic breakfast treat that the whole family will adore. The easy preparation and familiar flavors make this recipe a go-to for a heartwarming start to your day.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Cooking spray


  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk in melted butter, egg, and milk until combined. Let the batter rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  4. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake into the hot skillet.
  5. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbles appear on the sides and cen
  6. Flip and cook until golden, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Kcal: (per serving) 120 | Servings: 12 pancakes


Store any leftover pancakes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Alternatively, freeze them with layers of parchment paper for easy reheating in the toaster or microwave.

Recipe Tips

For an extra touch of nostalgia, serve these pancakes with a dollop of butter and a drizzle of pure maple syrup. Experiment with toppings like fresh berries, sliced bananas, or a sprinkle of powdered sugar for added flavor. Adjust the batter consistency with a little more milk if you prefer thinner pancakes or less for thicker ones. Don’t forget to enjoy them with your favorite hot beverage for the complete old-fashioned breakfast experience.

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