Vanilla Bean Pancakes

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

Source: Cooking Light

Serves 6 people

Categories: Breakfast, Cooking Light, Pancakes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs , lightly beaten
  • cooking spray


  1. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda, stirring with a whisk; add the vanilla bean. Store in an airtight container for at least 2 days. Remove bean, and reserve for another use.

  2. Combine buttermilk and eggs in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  3. Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture, stirring with a whisk until well combined.

  4. Heat a nonstick griddle or skillet coated with cooking spray over med heat.

  5. Spoon a scant 1/4 cup batter per pancake onto griddle. Turn pancakes when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. About 3 minutes.

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