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How to Make Buttermilk Pancakes

Here’s a southern recipe that’s been a favorite of countless generations. Buttermilk pancakes are a staple in many family homes that appreciate the idea of a good breakfast. It’s always a welcome side dish to southern style bacon and eggs.


  • 1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


  1. Sift together flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. When everything’s been sifted well together add the cornmeal, making sure that all your dry ingredients are mixed evenly
  2. In another bowl, beat together the melted butter with the eggs and milk
  3. Slowly add the egg mixture to the flour mixture to create a moist batter
  4. On a non-stick pan slowly ladle in some mixture and evenly spread out the batter to make a reasonably sized pancake
  5. Cook on both sides of the pancake until it turns a light golden color.
  6. To check if the pancakess are ready, gently rock your pan side to side and check if the pancake slides easily
  7. Stack pancakes on top of each other and serve while hot

Serves 4

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