National Pancake Day is TODAY

Today is….ta dah dah dah National Pancake Day, one of the all time favorite comfort foods. I mean who doesn’t love pancakes? I have such happy memories of enjoying this delish dish growing up. Every Sunday my Dad would be at the griddle helm and make pancakes for the family. This was a major bonus for Mom as she could sit and relax and enjoy a cup of coffee while waiting for Dad to flip and serve his delicious pancakes. As  I scoured the web for the best of the best pancake recipes you can make at home, I have uncovered not one but 2 that should quell your pancake cravings.

Enjoy and  have a Happy National Pancake Day.

Best Pancake Recipe  EVER

(Secret ingredient & 5 Star Reviews…)

(Courtesy of TheWholesomeDish.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Butter for greasing the pan -about 3 tablespoons
  • Maple syrup for serving

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, add the milk, sour cream, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Whisk until combined. It’s ok to have small lumps of sour cream.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir just until no large clumps of dry flour remain, trying not to over mix. The batter should be very lumpy.
  • Melt about 1/2 tablespoon of butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat until lightly bubbling and light brown.
  • Ladle the batter into the skillet making 3-4 pancakes (about 1/4 cup of batter each). Cook 3-4 minutes, until bubbles form on top of each pancake and the bottoms are golden brown.
  • Flip the pancakes. Cook 1-2 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown.
  • Carefully wipe out any excess browned butter with paper towels. Repeat with the remaining butter and pancake batter.
  • Serve warm with maple syrup.

 

Fluffy Greek Yogurt Pancakes

These Fluffy Greek Yogurt Pancakes are light and delicious, plus packed with protein! The recipe is easy and fast, so perfect for a busy morning breakfast!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Greek Yogurt Pancakes
Servings: 12 pancakes
Calories: 140kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cups plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (I used almond)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour (or 1/2 cup whole wheat flour and 1/2 cup white flour)
  • 1 TBSP sugar or sweetener of choice (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • Toppings: blueberries, maple syrup, Greek yogurt, orange zest, nuts whipped cream

Instructions

  • Whisk eggs, Greek yogurt, vanilla, and milk together until well combined and fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, salt and sugar, if desired, and whisk again until a smooth batter forms.
  • Drop by 1/3 cup onto heated griddle coated with butter. Cook until small bubbles form and pop on top of pancake. Flip and continue cooking on the other side until golden brown.
  • Serve warm with blueberries, maple syrup and nut topping.

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