Wholesome Breakfast Delight: Crafting Perfect American-Style Pancakes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or vegetable oil
  • A splash of vanilla extract (optional)
  • Local fruit or maple syrup (for serving)


  1. Mixing the Batter: In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  2. Mix Liquid Ingredients: In another bowl, beat the egg. Add milk, yogurt, melted butter or oil, and optional vanilla extract. Mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  3. Combine Mixtures: Add the dry ingredients to the liquid ingredients and stir. Mix until you have a smooth batter. The batter might have a few lumps, which is normal.
  4. Cooking: Heat a medium skillet over medium heat and lightly grease it. Pour a ladleful of batter onto the skillet. When bubbles form on the surface (about 1-2 minutes), flip the pancake with a spatula and cook the other side.
  5. Serving: Transfer the pancakes to a plate and serve with local fruit or maple syrup.

Preparation Time: Approximately 10 minutes

Cooking Time: Approximately 15 minutes

Total Time: Approximately 25 minutes

Serving Size: Approximately 4 servings

These times and servings are approximate values and can vary depending on your personal speed and experience. By following the steps carefully, you can achieve delicious American-style pancakes that are perfect for breakfast or brunch. Enjoy!

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