Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

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Buttermilk Pancakes
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  1. Heat oil in a small frying pan on Medium heat.
  2. Mix egg, buttermilk, shortening, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium-sized mixing bowl with a wooden spoon.
  3. Mix batter until smooth with no lumps.
  4. Pour 1/4th of the batter into the frying pan.
  5. If desired, drop a few blueberries, chocolate chips, pecans, or chopped apple pieces into the batter right after pouring the batter into the pan.
  6. Fry on the first side until tiny bubbles form around the edges of the pancake.
  7. Gently flip the pancake over, and cook on the other side for another 3-4 minutes.
  8. Take the pancake out of the pan and place on a serving plate, and add another two tablespoons of oil to the pan.
  9. Repeat steps 4 through 8 for the remaining 3 pancakes.
  10. Add additional oil for crispier edges. Use less oil for drier, fluffier pancakes.
  11. Double ingredients to yield 8 large pancakes. Triple ingredients to yield 12 large pancakes.
  12. Serve with natural butter and maple syrup.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 583.28 Kcal (2442 kJ)
Calories from fat 296.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.9g 51%
Cholesterol 95.32mg 32%
Sodium 1059.46mg 44%
Potassium 515.31mg 11%
Total Carbs 59.02g 20%
Sugars 10.05g 40%
Dietary Fiber 1.93g 8%
Protein 12.79g 26%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 271.3mg 27%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 240.48 Kcal (1007 kJ)
Calories from fat 122.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.56g 51%
Cholesterol 39.3mg 32%
Sodium 436.8mg 44%
Potassium 212.46mg 11%
Total Carbs 24.33g 20%
Sugars 4.14g 40%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 8%
Protein 5.27g 26%
Iron 0.5mg 7%
Calcium 111.8mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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