Perfect Pancake Recipes
These warm, fluffy pancake recipes will give you a reason to rise and shine in the morning.
Some people toast special occasions with Champagne, but here at Southern Living, we often celebrate with "Pam-cakes." Developed by our Test Kitchen's Pam Lolley, these flapjacks are deceptively light, unbelievably fluffy, and impossible to resist.
Recipe: The Original "Pam-Cakes"
Add a generous dollop of whipped cream for an unexpected dessert.
Wake up and smell the pancakes! These perfect pancake recipes offer delicious variations on a classic breakfast meal.
The South's favorite cake takes a breakfast turn as Hummingbird Pancakes. The cream cheese frosting is transformed into a lip-smacking Cream Cheese Anglaise to drizzle on top.
Recipe: Hummingbird Pancakes
The sweetness of the peaches combined with the natural sweetness of the cornmeal makes for a delicious morning. A well-seasoned griddle or skillet won't need much butter and oil; use only as much as you need to keep the pancakes from sticking.
- Recipe: Sweet Peach Pancakes
Use the small holes of a box grater to finely grate the carrots by hand; if you use a food processor, the carrots will be too wet, making the pancakes dense and less tender.
Recipe: Carrot Cake Pancakes
These fluffly buttermilk pancakes are named after their creator, Test Kitchen Pro Pam Lolley. Drench them in honey syrup and top off the meal with bacon and fresh fruit.
This breakfast favorite is quick and easy, not to mention super tasty. We prefer the hearty thickness of these pancakes. If you like yours thinner, add up to 2/3 cup additional milk to batter.
- Recipe: Pecan Pancakes
Complete with fruit and the "pancake," this recipe needs little else served with it. If you want a heavier meal, consider serving it with scrambled eggs and bacon or thinly sliced ham.
Recipe: Brunch Popover Pancake