Buttermilk Pancakes

Pancakes are pretty simple to whip up when you have all the ingredients on hand, but who keeps buttermilk in the fridge? I have two lovely recipes below, both offer the unmistakable tang of buttermilk and results in a fluffy texture, but only one uses traditional buttermilk from the refrigerator. I'm guessing, one of these recipes is going to work for you.


Americas Test Kitchen recommends using a lower-protein flour like Gold Medal or Pillsbury. If you use all-purpose flour with higher protein content, like King Arthur, you will need to add an extra tablespoon or two of buttermilk.


If using an electric griddle, set the temperature to 350 degrees. I use a cast iron griddle pan placed o