What’s the secret to perfect pancakes? Is it the texture? Flavor? Is it the perfect syrup to stack ratio? Perfection is in the eye of the beholder, and pancakes are no different. While the breakfast staple seems easy enough, it can be difficult to make pancakes just how you like them. If your batches ever feel like they’re not fluffy enough, too crispy, too dry, or all of the above — we’ve got you covered.
Here are 5 TikTok recipes for perfect pancakes.
- Classic pancakes
For fans of tried and true pancakes without any bells and whistles, this is a great recipe that keeps it simple without being boring. The addition of brown sugar and cinnamon is a great touch in making these pancakes flavorful.
- Fluffy pancakes
Some people like their pancakes how they like their clouds: fluffy! If you like a soft, pillowy flapjack, this recipe is for you. Big factors in making a fluffy pancake seem to be avoiding over-mixing the batter and not pressing the top of your pancake with your spatula after you flip it. Let those cakes breathe!
- Banana pancakes
Banana pancakes help you get a healthy dose of fruit with your breakfast. But sometimes banana pancakes can be well, too banana-y. This recipe gives you a good ratio of banana to flapjack. Add chocolate chips if you’re feeling adventurous.
- Perfect syrup to pancake ratio
Going overboard on syrup is a familiar pancake struggle. It’s a fine line between the perfect amount and a big mushy mess. This recipe solves that problem by adding the syrup to the pancake batter while it cooks. Genius!
- Japanese soufflé pancakes
These pancakes put the “fluff” in fluffy. When it comes to these delicate beauties, it’s all about the eggs. Egg yolks and egg whites get separated, and the whites get beaten to make a pillowy meringue. It takes some patience, but it’s totally worth it.
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