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Recipes The 10-Second Technique For Making Pancakes Bonus Fluffy (Not Flat)


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Recipes The 10-Second Technique For Making Pancakes Bonus Fluffy (Not Flat)

Pancakes are a pretty perfect food. We can all agree on this, right? 🥞 NBC They’re delicious, cheap, easy to make — and you get to crown them with syrup at the end. What’s not to love?? But there’s one thing that can sometimes be tricky about pancakes — and that’s nailing their consistency. tasty.co…

Recipes The 10-Second Technique For Making Pancakes Bonus Fluffy (Not Flat)

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Pancakes are a quite perfect food. We can all settle on this, right?


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They’re delicious, cheap, simple to make– and you get to crown them with syrup at the end. What’s not to like??

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But there’s one thing that can often be difficult about pancakes– and that’s nailing their consistency.


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You want a stack that’s airy and fluffy, not one that’s thick and flat.

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According to Cook’s Illustrated, there’s a simple fix– due to the fact that the difference between a flat pancake and a fluffy one can boil down to one easy thing.

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And that’s the method you stir the batter:

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You wish to stir very carefully– * simply * enough to barely integrate the wet and dry active ingredients, ensuring to keep some of the lumps in tact.


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It’s a simple step, however an essential one. Don’t smooth everything out!

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CI states those lumps– in addition to “a few streaks of flour”– should bring right over to the pan:

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Yummy.

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The outcome once cooked? Super fluffy pancakes– with height and pockets of air.


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In their test, Cook’s Illustrated used their easy pancakes recipe, however as IG commenters mention, this technique works with other basic pancake recipes also.

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Many commenters fasted to leap in and swear by the low-mix bumpy path:

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And some swore by other tricks for max fluffiness:

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In either case, with a sky-high stack of airy pancakes as completion result, you can’t fail.

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What’s your go-to technique or recipe for best pancakes? Share in the comments!

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