Donna’s Delights: Homemade Pancakes

Nothing beats good pancakes made from scratch! Mel is the main cook for breakfast, and I am his prep chef.  This recipe calls for two prep bowls. I prepare the dry bowl ingredients the night before. It makes for a much quicker breakfast in the morning. Cook up some sausage to go with it and you have some deliciousness going on!

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Wet Bowl:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Dry Bowl:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda


  • Fold together – don’t mix too much – keep thick and lumpy.
  • Let recipe rest 10 minutes while getting griddle heated to 350 degrees.
  • Pour a 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil on griddle and wipe it around with a paper towel.
  • Pour 1/4 cup measurement on griddle.
  • Cook 2-3 minutes and turn. Only cook 1-2 minutes on the second side.
  • If wanting to keep them warm for company, put oven-safe plate with pancakes in 200 degree oven on a wire rack until ready to eat.