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easy pancakes

Easy Pancakes

Warm, buttery pancakes made simple and delicious from scratch. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 pancakes
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 dashes ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl and whisk together until pancake batter is completely smooth and no lumps remain.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet on medium heat until hot.

  3. Use a 1/4 cup to measure out the pancake batter and pour into the hot skillet

  4. Cook the pancake on medium heat and wait until the top of the pancake shows bubbles and looks wrinkled. 

  5. Work a small spatula under the edges of the pancake and gently flip over. 

  6. Cook the opposite side for 1-2 minutes, remove from the skillet, and immediately top with butter. 

Recipe Notes

Optional Toppings:

Peanut Butter, 

Maple Syrup, 

Chocolate Syrup, 

Strawberry Syrup, 


Whipped Cream, 

Chocolate Chips, 

Banana Slices,