The Best Buttermilk Pancakes

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large pancakes
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

By Annabel Karmel

Published 2018

  • About

Pancakes always go down an absolute treat and it’s incredibly quick and easy to cook up a batch. For the very best buttermilk pancakes, use a ladle so that the mixture goes into the pan all in one go, then simply tilt the pan to make a regular and even circle. Et voilà – perfect pancakes.


  • 175 g/6 oz self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Combine the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and sugar in a bowl. Whisk the egg, buttermilk, milk and melted butter together in a separate bowl. Gently and gradually whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until the batter is sm