Gma? What does that mean? It is short for GRANDMA! Some time ago we got lazy in our typing messages back and forth we that shortened grandma and grandpa to gma and gpa....it stuck. Even the grandkids call them that!
These are the pancakes my mom has been making since I was little kid. She always made shaped pancakes for my sister and I. This is a thinner batter so it was easy to do. At the end of cooking she always made the 50 cent size pancakes and even if we had already had enough pancakes we always had room for those. Now she makes these pancakes with my daughter and my niece. The fun part now is that she lets them add coloring. So grandpa has eaten purple, pink, green, and sometimes blue pancakes!
Gma's Featherlight Pancakes1 cup all-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons baking powder
2 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 Tablespoons oil
Mix together dry ingredients.
In separate bowl mix together wet ingredients.
Add dry to wet and mix with a whisk until smooth.
Heat griddle until warm. You can add your batter to a condiment bottle and make shapes or spread the batter around with the back of a spoon.
Let the outline cook a little bit and then fill in the middle.
Your inner part will be lighter and mine would have if I had let the outline cook just a wee bit longer.
Cook until light brown on the underside and the bubbles on top pop.
Gently flip and watch them rise!! Cook until light brown and cooked all the way through.
These are the lightest fluffiest pancakes you will ever eat!!
Oh man these look REALLY good! Want some now!ReplyDelete
For sure Sophia!Delete
Of course I would be looking at this before I had breakfast and oh my they're making my stomach want them. They do look so fluffy, very nice.ReplyDelete
Thank you Janette!Delete
Oh these do sound so good. I need to make some, now I am hungry.ReplyDelete
They certainly are light and fluffy looking. Wonderful way to start the day. Blessings, CatherineReplyDelete
Thanks for swinging by Catherine.Delete
yum!! those look amazing. love the hearts.. tweeting! and stumbling!ReplyDelete
Mom would do Mickey Mouse, dinosaurs, hearts, dogs, cat, nearly any shape we asked for! The condiment bottle makes details easier.Delete
It's so funny I knew who GMA was :) before reading the post. I love this light and fluffy pancake recipe. I think I'll make them for gpa this week when we have breakfast for dinner. Pinned/shared.ReplyDelete
He would love them I think!Delete
They look fantastic, and I love that first picture.ReplyDelete
Thanks, it took some skill to pour and take the photo at the same time!! lolDelete
Looks so good. I can never get my pancakes to look like that. I love the heart pancake.ReplyDelete
You can do it Jazmine!! They are super easy!Delete
I love trying new pancake recipes! We eat them for dinner a lot. Pinned!ReplyDelete
You can never have enough pancakes. Check out these!! http://www.inthekitchenwithjenny.com/2010/03/cheesecake-pancakes.htmlDelete
My Mother always made pancakes in the shape of Charles De Gaulle, the French president. He had a big nose!ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing!
These are GORGEOUS pancakes!!!!!ReplyDelete
Thank you Brandi!!Delete
I love pancakes!! These sound delicious! =)ReplyDelete
What's not to love about pancakes, right?! ;)Delete
What a cute blog you have! Love pancakes - thanks so much for the recipe!ReplyDelete
Thanks Kathy! Stop by anytime!Delete
please come over this morning I would love to start the days with this yumminess. Thank you for sharing your sweet blog at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. Your participation helps to make it extra special ♥ReplyDelete
Thanks Katherine. I always enjoy linking up with your party!Delete
I can't imagine how these could look any better!ReplyDelete
Thanks Dan!! Appreciate you stopping by!Delete
I am so glad you put this recipe on the blog hop. These pancakes looks heavenly and your photograph is absolutely OUTSTANDING. Great job Jenny.ReplyDelete
Thank you, it took some crazy inventive skills to get this one!!Delete
I love making homemade pancakes...they're so much better than the mix from a box. This looks good...thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Oh, these look yummy!! Pinning! Have a great day!ReplyDelete
Thank you, appreciated!Delete
Hi Jenny! Stopping over from Let's Get Real today. Tell Gma that her pancake recipe looks wonderful. They are really fluffy and beautiful. I bet it's fun to watch them puff up as they are cooking.ReplyDelete
I'll pass it on and yes, it is fun to watch them puff up. Science in work!Delete
These look fantastic!ReplyDelete
Thank you Echo!Delete
My kids have decided that they will only eat Bisquick pancakes if they have bananas mashed in, so I guess I need to start making pancakes from scratch (because, ya know, sometimes I like non-banana pancakes!)ReplyDelete
Threw a few chocolate chips in and they'll dig em!Delete
Those pancakes look PERFECT! Pinning!ReplyDelete
Thank you, appreciate it!Delete
Oh my - they look delicious - and I have all of the ingredients in the cupboard so it looks like we're having pancakes for breakfast tomorrow!ReplyDelete
We make a feather light recipe almost identical. It's so yummy! Great pics.ReplyDelete
Fantastic, aren't they? Try these for something different! http://www.inthekitchenwithjenny.com/2010/03/cheesecake-pancakes.htmlDelete
I'm coming over with coffee! Hehe I had breakfast already but now I'm craving these fluffy pancakes. Thank you for the recipe :)ReplyDelete
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These look lighter than air. Memorial Day breakfast, I think!ReplyDelete
They are and I hope you do, enjoy!Delete
G'day! Looks great! New liker! Congrats for also being featured in the Olive and Grapevine weekly!ReplyDelete
Cheers! Joanne What's On The List?
Could you please tell me if you use self rising or plain flour?ReplyDelete
All purpose flour Housten. There is baking powder in the ingredients to make them rise.Delete
Love pancakes and you can never have enough pancake recipes to try. Pinned. Thanks for sharing on The Weekend Social.ReplyDelete
Mmmmm, pancakes! Can I come to your house for breakfast?ReplyDelete
Love how fluffy they are and they sound delish. Stopping by from Simple Supper Tuesday.ReplyDelete
Thanks for stopping by!Delete
Those look so delicious. And not even using Bisquick? Wow. Visiting from Make it Pretty Monday.ReplyDelete
Nope, no box here!Delete
I love breakfast and especially pancakes. I just had to share them tonight at: https://www.facebook.com/recipesforourdailybread/posts/713882318672777
Thank you for linking up at Wonderful Wednesday blog hop.
Thank you Diane!Delete
Those look amazing Jenny!ReplyDelete
They look so light, fluffy and delicious!ReplyDelete
They are!! Great childhood memory here!Delete
I love fluffy pancakes! Thanks for the recipe. These look delicious!ReplyDelete
Thanks for stopping by!Delete
Oh my, these look yummy. My daughter (12 yrs old) loves making and eating pancakes, I'll have to share your recipe with her. Thanks for sharing via Mommy Monday Blog Hop.ReplyDelete
These look delicious! What would happen if I substituted the regular milk for buttermilk?ReplyDelete
My guess is that they would be a little bit more tangy and perhaps you might need to cut back the baking powder.Delete
Ohmygosh. These were AH-mazing!!!!!! I used buttermilk instead of the regular milk and had to add a bit of water for consistency, but DUDE. So good and so easy! :-) Thank you!! I used sprouted wheat flour as the flour.ReplyDelete
Can you use for waffles too?ReplyDelete
I've never tried them as waffles Janet so I couldn't really say. These Buttermilk Waffles are really good if you want to give them a try http://www.inthekitchenwithjenny.com/2013/02/buttermilk-waffles.html -- I even have pumpkin buttermilk waffles. :DDelete
thank you so much for the recipe! i live in Hong Kong so pancakes r not too popular here n I've been having difficulties getting the pancakes fluffy but ur recipe works magic!! i put ur pancakes with cream cheese and smoke salmon on top for dinner appetiser n it worked fantastic!ReplyDelete
Do you know if these work with Splenda? Hubby is diabeticReplyDelete
Since there isn't a lot of sugar in these I think that it might play too big a part in how they cook. I think you could give it a shot Kelly. I just can't say otherwise as I don't use sweeteners.Delete