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Fluffy Pancakes

15 mins
9 pancakes

Warm, fluffy pancakes will bring smiles to anyone who wakes up in the morning. For quick breakfasts, you can make pancakes ahead of time and freeze them.


  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (60mL) cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp (30mL) wheat, oat bran, or wheat germ (optional).
  • 1 tbsp (15mL) granulated Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon (7.5 mL), baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 mL salt)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250mL) buttermilk, or soured 2% Milk*
  • 2 TBSP (30 mL), vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) vanilla extract
  • Optional: Fresh berries and chopped fruits
  • Maple syrup (optional).


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornstarch and bran. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, milk oil, vanilla, and vanilla. Just mix the egg mixture with the dry ingredients until it is well combined.
  • Spray large nonstick skillets with cooking spray. Heat on medium heat. Place 1/4 cup (50ml) batter into a pancake pan. Spread batter lightly. Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles form on the surface. Cook the second side until it is lightly browned, approximately 1 minute.
  • Serve immediately, or warm the batter while you prepare the rest. If desired, top with fresh berries or syrup.


*To make sour milk, add 1 tbsp (15mL) vinegar to a measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1 cup (250mL).

Make pancakes ahead of time and freeze them. Then, reheat in the microwave.