Recipe for classic American pancakes (fluffy and easy to make)
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Recipe for classic American pancakes (fluffy and easy to make)

Recipe of the classic American pancakes that are dreamy and are so easy to make that they will become the breakfast of your weekends. We teach you how to make American fluffy pancakes and very easy to do, with foolproof tricks.

This recipe of the classic American pancakes will be very easy to follow, prepare at home and make it at any time of the day. As you will see on the net, there are an infinity of different recipes to prepare the same dish and you’ll end up modifying this one to get your own recipe for American pancakes by you.
Once you pilléis the trick, you can add extra ingredients to the dough of American pancakes like cranberries or bananas, or you can aromatize the dough with vanilla, cinnamon or cardamom, or leave everything in the hands of the syrup you go to use because you also have a wide variety of options: maple syrup, chocolate, whipped cream, peanut butter, jams … whatever you want.
American pancakes and French crepes share many ingredients but do not give the same result. You will see that the crepes are very finite, but can be bathed or filled with the same as the pancake, but the latter is usually more spongy by the use of yeast.


Recipe of the classic American pancakes

Today’s recipe is by Karlos Arguiñano, was the first I tried and we loved it. It’s like our base, although every day we try to modify some ingredients to give them a different point to the American pancakes.
American Pancakes Ingredients
For 8 people:
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 glasses of milk
  • 2 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 teaspoon of chemical yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter
To accompany:

American Pancakes Preparation


Put the flour in a bowl and add the sugar, salt and yeast, mix well.
Then we will pour the milk slowly over the ingredients while still beating. Add the egg and continue stirring until you have a homogeneous mass. This mixture is left to stand for approximately 10 minutes.

Once the time has elapsed, add two tablespoons of melted butter to the dough of pancakes and we to be incorporated.
The pancakes can be made in the frying pan as well as on an electric griddle, it will depend on what you have at hand. You can use oil to not stick but my recommendation is butter. Miss a portion of dough, I calculate it with a saucepan but also depends on the size you want for your pancakes.


The dough will be cooked on both sides, when you see it starts to look more solid and start to bubble, will be the time to turn it gently with the help of a spatula. As you can see is something very simple, you only have to continue with this process until you finish the dough. Repeat the operation until the dough is finished.

As accompaniment I like whipped cream and chocolate, but the pancakes admit everything: condensed milk, caramel, strawberry syrup and other types of syrups.
You can also add fruits to the dough cut into pieces and of course, to make breakfast or snack something very special, accompanied by some fabulous milkshakes and will be unforgettable.

How to make American chocolate pancakes?

We can find many versions of American pancakes and, what is better, we can still invent many versions of this recipe that is a sweet that has become one of the most famous.
The American chocolate pancakes are very easy to prepare, all we have to do is add cocoa to the mixture of the pancakes so that they have both the color and the characteristic flavor of the chocolate. Now, you will not know with an impressive chocolate intensity, so you can continue to bañándolas with chocolate syrup or any other flavor you feel like.
The red fruits and chocolate you know it takes a great time, so you can combine them with these or or with fresh fruits such as strawberries, bananas, peach … improvise and enjoy!
By the way, if you want the recipe to complete with the step by step, I recommend you click in “Chocolate Pancakes”

How to make American pancakes with blueberries?

Blueberry pancakes and cranberries are all an explosion for the senses because it combines the soft texture of pancakes, their sponginess with fresh blueberries that are undone in your mouth and full of flavor.
In my case, melted a little white chocolate with cream to use as a syrup I love that combination! If you prepare them, I shall with what flavors you like to combine it and what you have thought.
You have the complete recipe with the step by step in “pancakes with blueberries”

How to make the best pancakes in the world

Those who already read me of long ago know that I am passionate about sweets in all its versions and, as it could not be otherwise, pancakes and American pancakes are not usually missing in my house.
For that reason, with all the failures committed and the successes, I have long prepared this article where I told you how to prepare the best pancakes in the world, the most basic tricks and the most common mistakes. We also try to answer all the doubts that you have been asking us and that usually arises to all the beginners who are launched to prepare them: when to turn it, in how long they are made, how to get them to be fluffy, etcetera.
I hope you find it very useful, so here I leave it for you to see and take it out: “How to make the best pancakes in the world?” If you have more doubts, suggestions or criticisms, I love to read and share opinions.

How to make American pancakes stuffed with Nutella?

I have to tell you that this recipe has not yet been tested but will be the next thing I do as soon as I prepare some American pancakes at home.
As soon as you see the video you will find that it is super simple to prepare, the only thing to do is to throw a little dough of pancakes on the electric plate, a spoonful of chocolate cream that you like in the center and then a little more dough that covers it. It is made like a normal pancake and then when you go to open it, you will see that the chocolate is melted inside.

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