The classic pancake recipe


Pancake is undoubtedly one of the most popular breakfast dishes in the world. It is cooked at millions of homes on a daily basis. Though the classic pancake is primarily made with all-purpose flour, eggs and butter, the dish has many varieties with different flavours and textures as well. Try out this easy recipe of the classic pancake.


250 gms all purpose flour (maida)

2 eggs (with the whites and yolks separated)

1 cup sugar

25 gms melted butter

100 ml milk

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp vanilla essence

Salt to taste


Into a bowl, add the egg yolks and sugar

Mix well

Add the melted butter, vanilla essence, all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt into it

Mix well into a smooth batter

Beat the egg whites in another bowl

Add it into the batter and fold well

Heat butter in a pan or griddle

Pour a spoonful of the batter and cook the pancakes by flipping it

Usually, honey or maple syrup is drizzled on top of the classic pancake. However, it tastes delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream or fruit salad too.

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