Cast Iron

1840 Farm Pancakes

March 14, 2011
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

This pancake base has been a family favorite for years. We typically dress them with banana slices or blueberries grown on our farm, but they would be delicious topped with your favorite pancake companion. —1840 Farm

  • Serves 6-8
  • 2 cups white wheat flour
  • 5 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ounces plain whole milk yogurt
  • 15 ounces skim millk
  • 1 ounce apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • pancake add in (blueberries, bananas, etc.)
  • butter
  • maple syrup
In This Recipe
  1. Lightly coat a griddle or cast iron skillet with a neutral tasting oil like safflower or canola. Heat griddle or cast iron skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Beat eggs in a medium bowl before adding yogurt, milk, vinegar, and vanilla extract. Whisk until smooth. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients and add the prepared liquid ingredients. Gently whisk until the mixture is well combined and no lumps appear.
  3. Add batter to griddle or skillet using ladle. Allow bubbles to appear throughout the pancake before adding your chosen pancake add in. Turn pancake and cook on second side until lightly browned.
  4. Top pancakes with butter and maple syrup. Serve warm.

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