These light and fluffy pancakes are made entirely from scratch. This recipe is quick and easy, using essential items in your fridge for a delicious breakfast everyone will love. Warm milk and butter take these pancakes to the next level!

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PREP10 min
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Cooking15 min
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Ready in25 min



  1. Step
    Whisk dry ingredients – flour, sugar, baking powder, and the salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Step
    Melt butter and warm milk. Warm milk in the microwave or on top of the stove until lukewarm, not hot.
  3. Step
    Whisk wet ingredients – milk, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract until combined.
  4. Step
    Mix the dry and wet ingredients using a fork to stir until combined.


  1. Step
    Heat a large skillet (or use griddle) over medium heat and lightly brush skillet with melted butter.
  2. Step
    Use a 1/4-cup measuring cup to spoon batter into a into a 4-inch circle on the skillet.
  3. Step
    When edges look dry, and bubbles start to appear on the top of the pancake, turn over. This takes about 2 minutes. Once flipped, cook another 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked in the middle.
  4. Step
    Serve immediately with butter and warm syrup.


Nutritional info per serving:

Serving Size 1 Pancake

Calories 184
Protein 4.5g
Carbohydrates 23.8g
Fiber 0.7g
Sugars 5.2g
Fat 7.8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 42.3mg
Sodium 173.5mg

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By warming the milk slightly, the melted butter mixes into the milk instead of turning into small lumps.