Sunday, May 23, 2010

homemade pancake mix

We love having pancake breakfasts on the weekends.  I am not in any way, shape or form a morning person so this homemade pancake mix is perfect for me.  By prepping this mix ahead of time I  save myself the trouble of fumbling with the flour, sugar, baking powder, etc during the ridiculously early hours of the morning. I get right down to heating up my griddle and mixing up the batter.  Homemade pancakes are on the table in less than 10 minutes. When it comes time to mix the batter, I usually make twice as much.  This way I can freeze a bunch of pancakes in a ziploc bag.  Heat them in the microwave for about 25 seconds on busy weekday mornings!


  • To make pancake mix:
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • * I usually store the mix in a ziploc bag or mason jar.  Keeps for about 6 months.

  • To make batter:
  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup whole milk (add up to a 1/4 cup more if the batter seems to be too thick)
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 T butter (to grease griddle)


  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the pancake mix.  Mix well.  Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  2. To prepare pancakes: In a bowl, combine egg,  milk and vanilla. Whisk in 1 cup pancake mix. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is golden brown

I love my Cuisinart Griddler.  It is a panini maker and a flat griddle.  I make 12 pancakes at a time on this thing!

1 comment:

  1. Cute blog! I do the same thing with our pancakes that you do with your french toast sticks. I make a zillion of them and freeze. Whenever the kids want pancakes I can just pop them into the oven to heat up or in the toaster! There's nothing like freshly cooked pancakes, but this comes a close 2nd. :)