Classic Pancakes


It is Saturday morning and you really want a hearty breakfast to start off your day, but you don’t want to take the time to get everybody up and load them into the car to make the trek to the local diner. Look no further for your solution to your daybreak dilemma. An inexpensive and easy to make recipe is right below. Not breakfast time? These cakes are a winner for brinner!

Let’s get started!

Ingredient List

  • 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

  • 3 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon of Kosher Salt

  • 1 1/4 cups of Milk

  • 1 Tablespoon Granulated Sugar

  • 3 tablespoons of Unsalted Butter, Melted

  • 1 Teaspoon of Natural Vanilla Extract

  • 1 egg

  • Cooking Spray


There are some alterations or additions you can make to this dish if you are looking for a change.

  • With this recipe, you can add a lot of different spices to make any kind of pancakes you want. One of the favorite spices to add a teaspoon of fresh ground nutmeg.

  • Another favorite addition to the recipe is to add chocolate chips. Use whatever kind you prefer. 1/3 cup of chips will work.

Cook Time — Approximately 15- 20 minutes.

Step 1

Place your Hallman Originals Cast iron skillet on the stove-top burner and set to medium-high heat. In a large mixing bowl, sift add the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix together using a whisk. Once mixed, make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.

Step 2

In a smaller mixing bowl or measuring glass, add the milk, egg, vanilla and melted butter. Whisk until the ingredients are incorporated. Add the liquid mixture to the well in the dry ingredients.

Whisk the liquid mixture into the dy mix in the large mixing bowl until smooth. some lumps are OK and will cook out.

Step 3

Once reduced, add the bacon back into the skillet and season with the coarse black pepper. Remove from heat and stir in the 1 tablespoon of butter until it is melted. Spray your cast iron with the cooking spray, cover generously. You don’t want a lot but you want to mkae sure the entire surface is covered nicely.

Step 4

Pour the batter onto the cast iron. depending on the size of pancakes you want, will determine the amount you want to pour. 1/4 cup is usually the perfect size. Brown on both sides. You can heat your oven to 150°F and place the pancakes on a plate, cover them with foil and place them in the oven to keep warm until served.

Step 5