These are fried in a bit of grease or butter or oil, giving them a crisp edge while the middle of the pancake is tender and moist. A must try for all pancake lovers!
Fannie Farmer is one of the first to use a standardized unit of measurement for her receipts and on top of that, she is also well known for her tips on cooking these classic griddle cakes. Especially the “turn only once when the surface is full of bubbles”….a perfect tip to make perfect griddle cakes every time!
Old Fashioned Griddle Cakes
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tbsp. baking powder
1 large egg
2 cups whole milk
2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Sift together dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and add egg and milk. Beat thoroughly. Add butter and vanilla. Stir until combined. Drop by spoonfuls on griddle greased with butter. When puffed and full of bubbles, turn. Cook until golden.