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Easy Light Pancakes Recipe

Our house is often filled with our kids' friends, and they always seem to be hungry. There are seldom any leftovers when I make these pancakes.—Ernest Foster, Climax, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine milk, oil and vanilla; add to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Preheat a lightly greased griddle or skillet. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto griddle; cook until light brown. Turn and cook other side. Serve immediately with syrup or topping of choice. Yield: 8 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 238 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 926 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.