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I know this thread is old, but I thought I would have some points to add.

Our household loves pancakes, we have them at least once a week, and at least 50% of the time it is for a quick dinner.

These pancakes are big and fluffy.

I use a non-stick electric griddle set to almost 400º about 390º, I cook two 7-8" pancakes at a time, that is a enough for one person usually. To pour the mix on the griddle I use a 1/2 cup measure.

1st make faux buttermilk, it works better in this recipe because the reaction is better.

• 2 1/2 cups of faux buttermilk, shake well in sealed container and let sit 15-30 min, shaking a few times.
(Use white vinegar instead of lemon juice, 1 tsp per cup. White Vinegar again causes a better reaction during cooking). It doesn't hurt to make a little extra so instead of 2.5 make 2 3/4 using 3 tsp of w.v.

• 2 cups All Purpose Flower
• 2 heaping tsp of Baking Powder
• 2 tsp of Baking Soda
• 5 tbs of sugar
• 2 tsp of kosher salt
• 1/8 tsp of vanilla extract
• 6 tsp of melted butter
• 2 eggs, (separate yoke & whites, beat whites to almost fluffy)

Optional: fresh nutmeg

Makes enough for 4 people, 2 big pancakes each and maybe one or two more.

Combine dry ingredients, if you want to sift you can, I don't own a sifter, so I usually just mix, but have been known to shake the dry ingredients through a strainer with fine mesh.

Add about half the faux buttermilk, melted butter and egg yoke. To mix I use a wooden dough whip, you can simply use a spoon. I like the whip because I can easily control thickness. After you achieve the right thickness/texture, pour the egg whites in and fold in with rubber spatula.

You know the right thickness when you pour batter mix and write a D in the batter before it disappears in batter.
Gently fold in the egg whites, don't beat the batter.

To cook, When you turn on griddle, spray or use a paper towel to coat with veg oil, when finally hot, lightly coat again with oil. Using a 1/2 c measure, pour out batter. Again on batter thickness, you will know its correct, when you pour the batter on the griddle and after the initial flow the sides start to build up and expand. To thin batter, and the sides don't build up and expand, instead the batter just keeps flowing until its all too thin. Re-coat the griddle for each set of pancakes.
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