RECIPE: Soft and Fluffy Buttermilk Hotcakes for the Breakfast Win!

When it comes to perfecting the pancake – buttermilk is KEY. In just 20 minutes you can have delicious, soft and fluffy buttermilk hotcakes on the table. They’re perfect for an indulgent weekend breakfast!

You can’t go wrong with buttermilk to make pancakes fluffy and light – and not at all flat or chewy. Topped with maple syrup, berries and cream, why would you want to go out for brunch when you can knock this delectable delight up in your own kitchen? Yum!

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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 1½ cups self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla paste
  • 75g unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for cooking
  • Maple syrup, berry compote or berries and cream, to serve


  1. Combine the flour and sugar in a large bowl. Whisk the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla in a second bowl. Stir the melted butter into the flour mixture, then gently stir in the buttermilk until combined.
  2. Warm a little vegetable oil in a non-stick pan. Add ¼ cup of batter at a time, cook for 1½ minutes, then turn and cook for a further minute. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  3. Stack the hotcakes and serve with maple syrup, berry compote and cream.

Don’t forget the pot of tea or freshly brewed coffee and you’re all set!

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Deeeeeeeelicious! Source: Fast Ed Media

An original recipe from Ed Halmagyi. Mitsubishi Electric Australia understands that the kitchen is the heart of the home and encourages Australians to cook with the freshest of ingredients. As the Mitsubishi Electric Ambassador, Ed highlights how Aussies can cook quick and easy recipes to enjoy at home.

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