Perfect Pancakes

Cuisinart original




2             large eggs

¾            cup reduced-fat milk

½            teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1             cup plus

2             tablespoons unbleached, all-purpose flour

1             tablespoon baking powder

1             tablespoon granulated sugar

½            teaspoon table salt

2             tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled (plus 1 tablespoon more for griddle)

Nutritional information

Per serving (2 pancakes): Calories 150 (35% from fat) 20g Carbohydrates 4g Protein 6g fat 3g Saturated fat 74mg Cholesterol 453mg Sodium 83mg Calcium 0g fiber


  1. Put the eggs, milk, and vanilla in a small bowl and whisk to blend until smooth.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Stir with a whisk to blend.
  3. Add the egg/milk mixture and stir until just blended.
  4. Stir in the melted, cooled butter. Do not over-mix, or pancakes will be thin and tough. Batter should be a bit lumpy.
  5. Butter griddle with 1 tablespoon of butter.
  6. Using a ¼ -cup measure, drop batter onto preheated griddle.
  7. Cook pancakes until bubbles form, about 2 to 3 minutes; flip and cook until done, about 2 minutes longer.
  8. Transfer to warm plates to serve.