How to Make IHOP Buttermilk Pancakes

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IHOP Buttermilk Pancakes

IHOP buttermilk pancake recipes help recreate the classic breakfast favorite found at the International House of Pancake restaurant chain. The recipe is easy to make and the dry portion of the mix can be prepared in advance, then mixed with the liquid ingredients, for a delicious breakfast meal that is just as easy as using Bisquick. While the mixture is quick to mix up, you should allows some time for each pancake to cook. Speed up the cooking process by using multiple frying pans where possible.

The IHOP Buttermilk pancake recipe is a great base for a wide variety of toppings including whipped cream, maple syrup, honey, butter, chocolate or fruit compote. As listed, the recipe is designed for eight servings, but the recipe can be easily scaled up or down based on serving size preference and number of diners. Leftover IHOP buttermilk pancakes can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks and reheated in a microwave, so consider making a larger batch to enjoy pancakes multiple times.

Serves: 8

Start to finish: 20 minutes


Flickr: sm0re
Offered by IHOP Corporation
Customer service phone 1-866-444-5144
Served as Breakfast entree, dessert
Main ingredients Flour, butter
Cooking method Pan fried
Similar to Waffles
Author Selena Robinson

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IHOP Buttermilk Pancakes Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups buttermilk[1]
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder[2]
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • Nonstick cooking spray

IHOP Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

  1. In a medium=sized mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, flour, eggs, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and oil.
  2. Blend ingredients using a mixer until no lumps are visible.
  3. Spray a medium frying pan with a coating of all purpose cooking spray. Consider using a pan with a nonstick coating for easier cooking and cleanup.
  4. Place the frying pan over medium heat.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into warm frying pan.
  6. Allow pancake to cook until bubbles appear over the entire surface.
  7. Flip pancake to the other side and allow it to cook until it takes on a golden brown hue.
  8. Repeat until no more pancake batter remains.

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Pancakes are a classic dish, and IHOP buttermilk pancakes are a familiar and comforting favorite breakfast treat for many. This recipe requires inexpensive ingredients and is easy to make. The recipe can be adjusted to use whole wheat flour, gluten-free flour or other alternative ingredients as dictated by dietary restrictions. Any adjustments you make should keep the liquid to dry ingredient ratio consistent for best results.

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