My Mother's Homemade Pancake Recipe

Updated on February 6, 2020
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Lisa Jane has been cooking for many years and loves trying out new recipes and cooking old family favorites.

I love to cook and bake, and I especially enjoy going through my mother's recipes and seeing which ones I want to try. But while I love trying out my mother's recipes, they almost never end up tasting the same.

This recipe is no different; I have tried it many times, but it never tastes like hers. That said, though it might not taste the same, it's very good.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup shortening, melted
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix together flour, salt, and baking powder.
  2. Add 2 eggs, beat.
  3. Stir, then add the shortening and stir again.
  4. Add water and stir the batter until everything is mixed together.
  5. After you are done with the batter, then take a spoon and pour it into a greased, heated frying pan.
  6. Flip the pancake over after it bubbles. When it is done, place on a plate and enjoy.
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    • Lisa Jane39 profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa Jane 

      2 years ago from Washington

      It is simple and you can make it thinner.

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      Mary Norton 

      2 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I like the simplicity of this recipe. I think that with this, I can make thinner ones so I don't put more pounds into my body.

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