Betty Crocker Pancake Recipe

This Betty Crocker Pancake Recipe is a classic for a reason- fluffy, golden brown, hearty, and ready for your favorite toppings.

A stack of pancakes with butter and maple syrup
This Betty Crocker Pancake recipe is easy to make and customize with your favorite fillings like bacon, blueberries, pecans, banana, chocolate chips, and more.

Is there anything more comforting than a stack of buttery, delicious homemade pancakes drenched in maple syrup? We’ll wait.

This pancake recipe is straight from the 1950s Betty Crocker Cookbook and is timeless for a reason. Pancakes from scratch may seem daunting to make. This recipe is not only easy but delicious and will please any pancake eater.

This recipe is great because you can easily customize it. Swap cow’s milk for your favorite plant based milk. Throw your favorite add-in into the batter like chocolate chips, pecans, blueberries, and more.


A stack of pancakes and sliced oranges
This comes from the Betty Crocker cookbook published in the 1950s.

How To Make Pancakes? 

  • Mix together baking powder, sugar, salt, and flour in a large mixing bowl.
  • Whisk melted butter, egg, and milk together.
  • Combine and mix wet and dry ingredients.
  • Cook on a hot, buttered skillet until golden.

How To Reheat Pancakes?

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place pancakes on a baking sheet in a single layer and cover with foil. Cook for 5 – 7 minutes.

How To Make Blueberry Pancakes?

Whisk together the dry and wet ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Carefully mix in blueberries and cook on a hot buttered skillet.

When To Flip Pancakes?

Do not flip when you see bubbles, but rather you should flip when those bubbles pop and form holes that stay open on the pancake surface.

How To Make Pancakes Without Eggs?

In place of eggs in pancakes, you can use applesauce, mashed bananas, and ground flax seeds.

How Many Calories Are In Pancakes?

There are roughly 64 calories in one pancake.

How Do You Keep Pancakes Warm?

Keep pancakes warm by placing them on a baking sheet in an oven heated at 200 degrees F. This will keep the pancakes warm without cooking them more.

This Betty Crocker Pancake recipe is best served with syrup and butter.
Great sides for pancakes include sausage, bacon, fruit, hashbrowns, and eggs.

How To Make Crispy Pancakes?

For crispy pancakes, use a cast iron skillet and plenty of butter. Make sure your pan is hot enough before adding the butter.

How Many Calories In Pancakes With Syrup?

Depending on the size of your pancake, a pancake with syrup is 150 – 200 calories.

How To Make Heart Shaped Pancakes?

If you don’t have a heart shaped cookie mold, take a piece of foil that is 13 inches long and fold it over a few times so you have one long strip. Shape into a heart and pinch together in the middle.

What To Eat Pancakes With?

  • Syrup
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jam
  • Whipped Cream
  • Fruit Compote
  • Cinnamon butter
  • Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Fruit Salad
  • Eggs
  • Blueberry maple syrup

You could also top it with this delicious elderberry syrup recipe, which not only tastes great, but is great for knocking out a cold.

How Do You Say Pancakes In Spanish?

Pancakes in Spanish are Panqueques (pronounced pahng-keh-keh).

How Many Calories In Chocolate Chip Pancakes?

Depending upon the size, a chocolate chip pancake contains 190 – 270 calories.

What Goes With Pancakes?

  • Bacon
  • Eggs
  • Sausage
  • Hash browns
  • Fruit Salad
  • Cinnamon butter
  • Syrup
  • Peanut butter
  • Jam
  • Fried apples
  • Nutella
  • Whipped Cream
A stack of pancakes with butter and maple syrup

Betty Crocker Pancake Recipe

Author: Maddy & JD – Them Bites
This Betty Crocker Pancake Recipe is a classic for a reason- fluffy, golden brown, hearty, and ready for your favorite toppings.
4.70 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 9 servings
Calories 76 kcal


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter or oil

Recipe Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix together the salt, flour, baking powder, and sugar. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg, milk, and butter. Next, add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir to combine. Do not overmix or the pancakes will be tough.
  • Heat a nonstick griddle or cast iron pan over medium high heat. Brush with oil, cooking spray or butter.
  • For each pancake, use a measuring cup to pour about ¼ cup of batter onto the griddle. Cook 2 – 3 minutes or until bubble and dry around the edges. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown.


Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 221mgPotassium: 52mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 59IUCalcium: 108mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Betty Crocker Pancake Recipe, Blueberry maple syrup, Butter, cast iron pan, Flour, fluffy, Homemade Pancakes, Ingredients, Large mixing bowl, maple syrup, measuring cup, Milk, Non stick griddle, Pancake Recipe, Pancakes from scratch
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  1. 5 stars
    The recipe is simple and easy to follow, with just a few basic ingredients that I already had in my kitchen. The pancakes turned out light, fluffy, and delicious, just like I remember from my childhood. Thank you so much for sharing it on your blog, and I look forward to trying out more of your recipes in the future!

  2. 5 stars
    These pancakes were easy and so delicious. I made them for my son’s birthday party, and the kids went crazy. Never enough!

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