Every Sunday morning, I head into the kitchen, take out the pancake mix and pancake pan, and get to work making pancakes for my family. Three out of the four people in my family love pancakes. I’m the outlier. I’m more of a French toast person but I love making pancakes for my husband and kiddos. What’s even better is when my son joins me in the kitchen to help me make them.
Our Sunday morning usually consists of my son and husband sitting at the counter, my daughter in her highchair, smoothies blending away in the blender, and me flipping pancakes at the stove. It’s one of my favorite weekend activities that has quickly become a tradition.
This morning, I went to reach for the pancake mix when I realized we were low. So, I took inventory of what we had in our refrigerator and pantry. I set key pancake ingredients on the counter, along with a measuring cup and measuring spoons.
My son was my right-hand man as we worked our way through a recipe. He helped me measure the ingredients and pour them into the bowl. With a whisk in hand, he was at the ready to mix the batter.
After tearing one of the pancakes into small pieces for my daughter, I turned around a minute later and the whole pancake was gone. I served up two pancakes to my son and within minutes the pancakes were devoured.
I think it’s safe to say that we found a winning pancake recipe. Because, let’s face, there’s nothing like a big stack of pancakes on a Sunday morning (even if you’re not a huge fan of pancakes). I love starting the day knowing that my husband and kiddos have happy tummy thanks to the stack of pancakes and smoothies.
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1 14/ cups milk
- 1 egg
- Cooking spray or 3 tablespoons melted butter
- Put all of the ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk the ingredients to combine.
- Coat a griddle or pan with cooking spray or butter.
- Heat the griddle or pan over medium heat.
- Place the pancake batter in a cup that is easy to pour.
- Pour the batter onto the griddle or pan.
- Brown one side of the pancakes (wait for the pancake batter to bubble). Flip the pancakes and brown the other side.
- Serve warm.
What’s your favorite breakfast food to enjoy on the weekends?