With this recipe, you will inevitably get thick pancakes. It’s a recipe that will allow you to reproduce exactly the pancakes you see in American movies or series.
There are many fans of the site who say they can not get thick pancakes using my traditional American pancake recipe. So I worked on another recipe to get thick and fluffy pancakes every time. Here it is !
You will find that you will not get flat pancakes if you follow all the recipes to the letter. Do not miss the buttermilk, because it’s a guarantee for these pancakes. Read the dedicated recipe to learn how to make your buttermilk if you can not find it in the shop.
One of the secrets to getting very thick pancakes is to sift the flour before putting it in the bowl, and especially to use cake flour.
Be careful that the melted butter is not too hot, otherwise it will cook your eggs. I also remind you that pancake dough does not spread, and that it does not have the consistency of a classic pancake batter, otherwise it is too liquid.
Recipe for about 8 pancakes
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Total time of the recipe: 30 min
Ingredients for super thick and fluffy pancakes :
30 g white sugar (2 tablespoons)
1 big egg
130 g sifted flour (1 cup) (T55 or better cake flour)
210 ml buttermilk (3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons)
2 teaspoon yeast (about 9 grams)
27 g butter (2 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt
Recipe for fluffy and thick pancakes :
Take a big bowl
Mix the flour, yeast, salt and sugar
Take a separate bowl
Add egg, buttermilk, vanilla and melted butter
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients
Mix well, the dough should be thick
Let the dough rest for 10 to 15 minutes
Heat a low / medium power skillet
Pour a neutral oil to limit adhesion
Pour a lot of steps without trying to spread
As soon as you see bubbles appear in the middle, return the
Let it cook enough, the center takes a long time to no longer be liquid
Take the pancake out of the pan, make a pile, and pour maple syrup, maize syrup or jam