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  • Overview
  • Key Ingredients
  • Light and Fluffy
  • Cooking Method
  • Buttermilk, Buy the Quart
  • Our Favorite Recipes
  • To Top It All

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes are one of America’s most beloved breakfast foods and a staple on diner and restaurant brunch menus. They are known by many other names, including flapjacks, hotcakes, batter cakes, griddle cakes, and johnnycakes (these typically refer to cakes made with cornmeal that replaces some or all regular flour). The origins of the pancake trace back to the Ancient Greeks, who made tagenias  (a word deriving from the Greek for “frying pan”), a flat, round breakfast cake made with wheat flour, oil, honey, and curdled milk. Fast-forward thousands of years and the modern-day pancake is remarkably similar to its forebear.

Buttermilk pancakes are one of America’s most beloved breakfast foods and a staple on diner and restaurant brunch menus. They are known by many other names, including flapjacks, hotcakes, batter cakes, griddle cakes, and johnnycakes (these typically refer to cakes made with cornmeal that replaces some or all regular flour). The origins of the pancake trace back to the Ancient Greeks, who made tagenias  (a word deriving from the Greek for “frying pan...

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Want to know the secret to fluffy buttermilk pancakes? Do not overmix your batter. The batter for your buttermilk pancakes should not be beaten smooth; it should have small to medium lumps. And in the end, your pancakes will be light and fluffy and have lots of flavor!

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