Flapjack Recipe

Flapjack Recipe

Flapjack Recipe

Many recipes for flapjacks exist and are a fun and versatile way to spruce up a weekend breakfast or brunch.

Flapjacks in this capacity, are synonymous with American pancakes, golden on the outside and light and fluffy with bubbles of air on the inside..

This recipe is a fun and easy way to serve up flapjacks without opening a box of prefabricated mix.

These flapjacks can be made in advance and frozen, to be micro-waved and served in a hurry on weekday mornings.


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1 t ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 T sugar
  • 1/2 t vanilla
  • 2 T butter


Crack egg into a medium sized bowl and beat with a wire whisk.

Add butter milk to egg and stir well to combine.

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Mix well so that all ingredients are evenly incorporated

Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients

Pour the buttermilk and egg mixture into the middle of the well, and use a spatula to bring the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, stirring together until just combined. Fold in the vanilla. This flapjack batter should be lumpy, the less it is stirred, the lighter and fluffier the cooked flapjacks will be.

Melt the 2 T butter in a skillet over medium heat and add to the flapjack batter, mixing very gently to incorporate, but stirring as little as possible

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add a drop of oil to coat.

When hot, use a ladle to pour about 1/4 cup of flapjack batter into the skillet. Allow flapjacks to cook until bubbles form on the edge. Flip only once, reduce heat to low and cook until the underside is golden brown.

This recipe will make about 8 flapjacks

Top with butter, syrup or confectioners sugar. You can make a fruit sauce to serve over the flapjacks or you can top with slices of fresh, seasonal fruit.

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