Angela's Pancakes

Stand time allows the pancake mixture to thicken and activates the baking soda for light, fluffy results.



Makes about 18 (2 1/2-inch) pancakes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Stand: 3 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes


1 cup cake flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup milk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons butter, melted


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together buttermilk, milk, egg, and melted butter; whisk into flour mixture just until blended. Let stand 3 minutes.

2. Pour about 1/8 cup batter for each pancake onto a hot (350º) lightly greased griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook pancakes 2 minutes or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look dry and cooked. Turn and cook 2 more minutes. Keep pancakes warm in a 200° oven up to 30 minutes.