Basic Pancakes

A delicious and easy pancake recipe that is fast to get on the table and better tasting than any convenience pre-packaged mix.

Basic pancakes


Basic pancakes

Basic Pancakes


  • 1 cup Self Raising Flour
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 50 grams Butter


  • In a bowl mix flour and sugar.
  • Beat in the egg and then milk at little at a time until batter is smooth and lump-free.
  • In a hot pan or flat grill, brush butter over cooking surface and pour 1/4 cup measures for each pancake.
  • When large bubbles form on the surface, flip over and cook until lightly golden on the other side.


  • Serve with lemon and sugar or maple syrup.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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One Comment

  1. Zahara 05/08/2017 at 2:46 pm

    Such an easy recipe works every time I added some choc chips as well

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