Fluffy Pancakes: A Journey of Memories and Taste

Why You’ll Love This Easy Fluffy Pancakes Recipe

  • A Weekend Tradition: Fluffy pancakes were a sacred ritual for my family, a reminder of precious moments with my dad.

  • Everyday Ingredients: This recipe uses common ingredients you probably already have on hand.

  • Fabulous Texture: These pancakes are light, fluffy, and melt in your mouth.

  • Quick and Easy:

    Perfect for lazy weekend mornings.

How to Make This Fluffy Pancakes Recipe


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 200°F. Place a large baking sheet or pan nearby.
  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the dry ingredients.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the milk, egg, canola oil, and vanilla.

  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just moistened.
  6. Grease the skillet with butter or cooking spray.
  7. Pour 1/4 cup batter onto the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  8. Keep the cooked pancakes warm in the preheated oven until ready to serve.
  9. Serve with butter, pure maple syrup, or your favorite toppings.

Storage Tips:

  • Refrigerate pancakes in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
  • Reheat leftovers on a baking sheet in the oven at 350°F or in the microwave.
  • Freeze pancakes in a single layer on a baking sheet until solid. Transfer to an airtight freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Reheat from frozen in the toaster or as directed above.

Memories of My Dad:

  • Sharing stories about my dad brings peace, sadness, and happiness.
  • He was a wonderful man, a loving father, and dedicated to family game night.
  • He taught me to ride a bike, drive, and run.

  • His favorite dessert was German chocolate cake.
  • He ended every conversation with, “I love you.”
  • He made the world’s fluffiest pancakes every Saturday morning.


Hi! I’m Debbi!

I am no chef, I am just a mom who loves to eat good food. I enjoy making healthy, low calorie meals without compromising taste. It’s not all healthy here but I do try!


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