Quick & Easy Pancake Recipe

Quick and Easy Pancakes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Total time: 15 Minutes
  • Serves: 2


  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 Tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 190 ml (6.4 fl oz) lemonade


  1. In a bowl, combine the self-raising flour and caster sugar.
  2. Make a well in the dry mix and add the egg and lemonade.
  3. Gently mix the ingredients until well combined.
  4. In a pan over medium heat, add a knob of butter.
  5. Pour the desired amount of mixture into the pan. Roughly 1/4 cup mixture per pancake.
  6. Cook on one side until the mix starts to firm up, then flip the pancake and cook until done.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 until you use up all the mixture.
  8. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • If the pancakes are cooking too fast, then I recommend lowering the heat on the stove. They should take a few minutes to cook on each side.
  • You can use oil instead of butter. However, I recommend only doing this if you're not a fan of butter, or you prefer to use cooking oil.
  • If you don’t like your pancakes being too sweet, then I recommend leaving the sugar out altogether. The sugars in the lemonade should be just enough to give you excellent tasting easy pancakes.
  • The pancake batter should be thick, but if it is a little too thick, then just add a little bit more lemonade to the mix.
  • I suggest using all of the pancake batter straight away as it will not last for very long. If you try to use it after a day or two, you will find that the pancakes won't rise very much.
  • Caster sugar is also known as superfine sugar or bakers sugar. You can also use granulated sugar instead. However, I recommend a fine sugar for the best results.

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