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How To Make Fluffy Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 large egg yolk plus 3 egg whites
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter make homemade butter, plus more for pan
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Fresh Homemade Butter and maple syrup to top


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Place an oven safe dish inside oven.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together milk, egg YOLK, melted butter, and vanilla.
  5. Rinse off your whisk.
  6. In a 3rd large bowl, beat the egg whites with a whisk until stiff peaks form.
  7. Combine the milk and flour mixtures together with a whisk.
  8. Carefully, fold in the beaten egg whites until just combined. DO NOT OVER MIX HERE
  9. Melt a small amount of butter in a pan or griddle over medium low heat.
  10. Pour 1/2 cup batter and cook for approximately 3 minutes or until bubbles are forming.
  11. Flip and cook for another 60-90 seconds on the second side.
  12. Remove pancake and place inside dish in oven to keep warm while remaining pancakes cook.
  13. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more butter as needed so pancakes don't stick.

Recipe Notes

Use 1/4 cup batter to make 10 medium pancakes instead

Nutrition Facts
How To Make Fluffy Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (5 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.