Pancakes for a Crowd

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 35 min.


80 servings (5 gallons of batter)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Every time I make these pancakes, I'm reminded of Lansford, North Dakota, a lovely little town where I used to live. The country club there sponsored an annual breakfast that featured these tasty pancakes.—Penelope Hamilton, Riverside, California


  • 40 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups baking powder
  • 1-1/2 cups baking soda
  • 3/4 cup salt
  • 28 eggs
  • 2 gallons milk
  • 1 gallon buttermilk
  • 64 ounces canola oil


  1. In several large bowls, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Combine the eggs, milk, buttermilk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until blended.
  2. Pour batter by 1/3 cupfuls onto a greased hot griddle. Turn when bubbles form on top; cook until second side is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

3 each: 554 calories, 28g fat (6g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 2677mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.

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