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Buttermilk Pancakes

Weekends are made for pancakes, and one of my Saturday morning favorites are a steaming stack of delicious, fluffy, buttermilk pancakes. Golden crispy edges, soft and light, and incredible buttermilk flavor drenched in pure maple syrup is such a feel good way to start any day. I also provided instructions to veganize this recipe.
18g Net Carbs 3.4g Fat 4.4g Protein
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine breakfast recipe, brunch, buttermilk pancakes, homemade pancakes, pancake recipe, vegan breakfast recipe
Servings 12 pancakes
Calories 130 kcal


  • griddle or non-stick skillet
  • mixing bowl
  • whisk or spoon
  • wide spatula for flipping


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups All purpose unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar packed golden monk fruit sweetener for sugar-free
  • ¼ tsp salt (pink Himalayan salt preferred)

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten) use 2 flax eggs for vegan
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups buttermilk see instructions below for vegan buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter (unsalted) or melted vegan butter


  • Preheat griddle to 250°F
  • If using non-stick skillet, heat the skillet on medium heat while making batter
  • Combine all wet ingredients first.
    1 cup of vegan buttermilk= 1 TBSP fresh squeezed lemon juice or apple cider vinegar plus remainder of one cup fill with soy milk or plant-based milk of choice.
  • Add in dry ingredients and mix with spoon. Finish by whisking for a smooth batter.
  • Using a ¼ measuring cup, pour batter onto griddle, forming three circular pancakes.
  • Once a significant amount of air bubbles forms into batter, flip. This is usually at the 2-3 minutes mark.
  • Flip using a large wide spatula and cook other side for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour on the maple syrup and serve immediately. Enjoy!
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