Buttermilk Pancake Recipes

Fluffy, tender, melt-in-your-mouth buttermilk pancakes - 57 varieties, guaranteed to make your morning.

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Buttermilk Pancakes II

Rating: 4.5 stars 3857
A very light and fluffy pancake that requires fresh buttermilk, but it's the best I've ever made!

Oatmeal Pancakes II

Rating: 4.5 stars 984
I make this for my kids quite often. It is very simple. Preparing the batter in the food processor makes it that much easier. Serve with syrup and butter. Also good with applesauce!
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100% Whole Wheat Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 196
These come out very light and fluffy and are full of whole grain. My kids love them! If you like blueberries, throw a few on top before flipping the cake :)

Cornbread Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 201
These pancakes are requested regularly by my family for breakfast. The recipe is easy to throw together and the taste is yummy!

Wheat Germ Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 504
Pairs wheat germ and whole-wheat pastry flour for a healthy, wholesome breakfast treat. If you use a Teflon griddle you do not have to use oil.
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Best Buckwheat Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 143
These are delicious buckwheat pancakes that taste great with some butter and syrup or jam.

Brookie Pancakes

Rating: 4 stars 3
These pancakes are a chocolate chip cookie pancake and a brownie in one! As an added bonus, you have a pan of brownies to nosh on later! Breakfast and midnight snack in one recipe. Serve pancakes immediately, perhaps with a dollop of whipped cream!

Monster Cookie Pancakes

Rating: 5 stars 6
What's better than pancakes for breakfast? Monster cookie-inspired pancakes! This recipe has peanut butter and 2 kinds of chocolate treats.

Pumpkin Quinoa Pancakes

Rating: 5 stars 3
Sweet pumpkin and delicate autumn spices make this recipe enjoyable any day of the year! Serve with maple syrup, whipped cream, and pecans if desired.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 3806
Fresh buttermilk is the secret ingredient for light and fluffy pancakes.

Mom's Buttermilk Pancakes

Rating: 4.5 stars 1148
These pancakes are passed down from my grandmother, who was fully Scandinavian. They are light and fluffy, and great with berry syrups. I have made these for years as a special treat, and I hope you enjoy them as much as my family has.

Buckwheat Pancakes

Rating: 5 stars 166
I decided to make buckwheat pancakes for a few reasons: I get lots of requests for anything breakfast, I'm trying to cook with more whole grains, and I heard someone say it's almost impossible to make a great pancake using 100% buckwheat flour.

Inspiration and Ideas

Cornbread Pancakes with Fresh Strawberry Syrup
Rating: Unrated 4
Light, fluffy cornbread pancakes are topped with a fresh strawberry syrup.
Truck-Stop Buttermilk Pancakes
Rating: Unrated 1052
A yummy breakfast treat, and very easy to make!! Serve with bacon or sausage, and some fried eggs, wonderful!!! Batter will keep in fridge for a couple of days if you can't make all at once, or you can freeze and make at a later date.
Fluffy Japanese Pancakes
Rating: 4.5 stars 6

Fluffy Japanese pancakes. These impressively tall pancakes are great with maple syrup! You will need enough 3 1/2-inch ring molds to fill your frying pan for this recipe.