Good Old Fashioned Pancakes Cake Recipe

A pancake is a flat, frequently round, and thin cake made from a starch-based batter that may also include eggs, milk, and butter. Pancakes are cooked in heated oil or butter on a hot griddle or frying pan. It is a variety of batter-baked bread.

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Good Old Fashioned Pancakes Cake Recipe

I found this wonderful dish in my grandma's cookbook. This recipe card's worn appearance suggests that it was a family favorite.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 158 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • 1 pic 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted


  • Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar together in a large bowl. Create a well in the middle, add the milk, egg, and melted butter, and stir until combined.
  • Over medium-high heat, preheat a griddle or frying pan with a little oil. Use about 1/4 cup of batter each pancake when sprinkling or pouring the batter onto the griddle. Cook to temperature and serve.


Nutrition Information:
  • Protein: 4.5g 9 %
  • Carbohydrates: 21.7g 7 %
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6g 3 %
  • Sugars: 3.5g
  • Fat: 5.9g 9 %
  • Saturated Fat: 3.4g 17 %
  • Cholesterol: 37.7mg 13 %
  • Vitamin A Iu: 235.6IU 5 %
  • Niacin Equivalents: 2.3mg 18 %
  • Vitamin C: 0.1mg
  • Folate: 47.9mcg 12 %
  • Calcium: 140.1mg 14 %
  • Iron: 1.4mg 8 %
  • Magnesium: 10.6mg 4 %
  • Potassium: 92.3mg 3 %
  • Sodium: 503.6mg 20 %
  • Thiamin: 0.2mg 20 %
  • Calories From Fat: 53.3
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Final Thought:

I found this wonderful dish in my grandma’s cookbook. This recipe card’s worn appearance suggests that it was a family favorite.

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