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How to Make Old-Fashioned Pancakes

You’ll want stacks and stacks of these old-school cakes. In this video, Chef John shows you how to make good old-fashioned pancakes—the kind served up in classic diners. They’re remarkably simple to make. If you can sift a few common ingredients together and handle a whisk, then you’ve got this one down pat! The key is quick whisking—and Chef John will show you how it’s done. Check out the recipe for Old-Fashioned Pancakes. In the video, you’ll see just the right moment to flip them for perfect, golden-brown cakes.

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  • James Covella

Yeah, sure Cindy--in Hawaii we'll just climb Mauna Kea on THE BIG ISLAND and tap a few Maple trees (non-existent) and process the sap.. ..gheez.. WE DON'T ALL LIVE IN VERMONT...

  • gggirl

Would you like a syrup recipe? Helen's syrup 1# box cane brown sugar 2cups of reg sugar 2 cups water 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp maple flavoring, (i use organic) Mix sugars, water, lemon juice an bring to boil for 5 minutes, remove from heat and add mape flavor and enjoy.

  • speculatorsweetie

These were pretty good. I had the heat too high at first and scorched a couple. The rest were fine but I noticed a strong taste of flour.