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silver dollar pancakes with butter and syrup.
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Grandma's Silver Dollar Pancakes

My grandma's silver dollar pancakes aren't typical pancakes you get at a restaurant! They are super fluffy and crisp around the edges
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time9 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 73kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • butter, for frying


  • In a large bowl, mix the buttermilk, egg, vanilla extract, melted butter, and sugar. Mix well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined but don't overmix.
  • Butter a nonstick skillet and heat over medium heat.
  • Using a mini cookie scoop, scoop about 1 tbsp of pancake batter onto the skillet. Cook the pancakes for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  • Enjoy with butter and maple syrup!


  • Add fresh blueberries, bananas, or chocolate chips. You can also add Nutella or peanut butter!
  • Only flip the pancakes once and don't flip too early otherwise you won't get that nice color and crisp on the outside.


Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 98IU | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg