Making fluffy and soft pancakes is one of the hardest tasks that you can come across in the kitchen. Everything is important. The initial recipe according to which you are cooking. The quality and freshness of ingredients (especially it concerns buttermilk and eggs). You should even understand compatibility of your stove and the skillet you will be using. Which exactly level of heat will be best not to burn pancakes and give them a nice golden crust. Whether to cover skillet with a lid when you just poured batter or not (using lid can make pancakes even fluffier).

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If you are making pancakes for the first, simply follow my recommendations and see how they fit your requirements. Make sure you add ingredients in the condition and at a temperature that I give you in this pancakes recipe. As a result, you will get delicious fluffy pancakes, which you can have with sweet and sour toppings. Jam, honey or caviar, salmon, feta spread are most obvious options.

Fluffy Pancakes Ingredients:

Ingredients for fluffy pancakes

  • 300 ml buttermilk (or kefir);
  • 1 egg;
  • 300 g all-purpose flour;
  • 3 tbsps. sugar;
  • ½ tsp. baking soda;
  • a pinch of salt;
  • oil (for frying).

How to make pancakes with buttermilk at home:

  • Beat an egg into a deep bowl; add sugar and a pinch of salt.

Step_1 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Whisk these ingredients into one smooth mixture with a light foam. Sugar should fully dissolve in the egg.

Step_2 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Warm up buttermilk slightly (you can do this in the microwave or use a water bath). But be careful and do not let it get to boil! It should be warmish. Pour buttermilk to the bowl with whisked egg and mix.

Step_3 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Before using flour in the recipe, sift it through a sieve. Believe me you will definitely see the difference if you skip this step! Add flour by bunches, stirring constantly the batter.

Step_4 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Add baking soda as the final ingredient.

Step_5 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • When you have all the ingredients added to the bowl, take a hand mixer (in my case it was blender) and thoroughly blend the mixture until smooth. In the end, you will get thick batter which liquidy at the same time.

Step_6 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

Step_7 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Heat oil in the skillet and using a tablespoon place batter to form round pancakes. I got 3 pancakes fitted for a batch. Cook every side until golden brown (1-2 minutes for a side). Use spatula to turn over pancakes gently. Try covering skillet with a lid to get pancakes fluffy.

Step_8 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

Step_9 How to make pancakes with buttermilk

  • Best served with honey, jam and condensed milk. Enjoy your meal!

Russian Pancakes Recipe

My granny shared this recipe with me one day and I could not be more grateful. She called these pancakes – oladyi. It is a Russian word equivalent for pancakes. And your pancakes will turn out as delicious and fluffy as my grandmas’. If you have any questions, leave them in the comment section below.

Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe – Russian Oladyi

Follow the recipe and you will get delicious fluffy pancakes, which you can have with sweet and sour toppings.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: pancakes with buttermilk, russian oladyi recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 193kcal

Ingredients

  • 300 ml buttermilk (or kefir)
  • 1 egg
  • 300 g all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsps. sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • oil (for frying)

Instructions

  • Beat an egg into a deep bowl; add sugar and a pinch of salt.
  • Whisk these ingredients into one smooth mixture with a light foam. Sugar should fully dissolve in the egg.
  • Warm up buttermilk slightly (you can do this in the microwave or use a water bath). But be careful and do not let it get to boil! It should be warmish. Pour buttermilk to the bowl with whisked egg and mix.
  • Before using flour in the recipe, sift it through a sieve. Believe me you will definitely see the difference if you skip this step! Add flour by bunches, stirring constantly the batter.
  • Add baking soda as the final ingredient.
  • When you have all the ingredients added to the bowl, take a hand mixer (in my case it was blender) and thoroughly blend the mixture until smooth. In the end, you will get thick batter which liquidy at the same time.
  • Heat oil in the skillet and using a tablespoon place batter to form round pancakes. I got 3 pancakes fitted for a batch. Cook every side until golden brown (1-2 minutes for a side). Use spatula to turn over pancakes gently. Try covering skillet with a lid to get pancakes fluffy.
  • Best served with honey, jam and condensed milk.

Notes

*calories per 100 g

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