Fluffy buttermilk pancakes

The ideal breakfast treat.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Just five ingredients are need to turn out these basic fluffy buttermilk pancakes. Add a drizzle of maple syrup to finish for an easy and delicious breakfast pancake recipe.


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 50 gram melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup


  • 1
    Beat eggs and sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until thick; stir in buttermilk and butter.
  • 2
    Sift self-raising flour into a large bowl; whisk in egg mixture until smooth. Stand batter 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat a heavy-based medium frying pan over medium heat; brush pan with a little melted butter. Pour ¼ cup of batter into pan; cook until bubbles appear on surface. Turn pancake; cook until browned lightly. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    Repeat with remaining batter and more melted butter. Drizzle with maple syrup.

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