Brown Butter Buttermilk Pancakes

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Jan. 31, 2013

Brown butter gives these buttermilk pancakes a deep rich flavor that's hard to beat.


All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Butter 4 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Lemon 1 , zested
Eggs 1



1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.

2. Place a small saucepan on low flame and drop butter in it. Slowly cook butter until deep brown.

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine egg, buttermilk, vanilla, and lemon zest. Mix well.

4. Keep whisking and pour butter into the mixing bowl with egg.

5. Drop dry mixture into the bowl with wet ingredients. Mix to combine.

6. Place a heavy skillet on medium flame and fry pancake in it. Cook until you see bubbles on the surface. Flip and cook for 1 minute. Repeat for the rest of the batter.


7. Serve pancake hot with maple syrup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 287Calories from Fat 125

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 630 mg26.25%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet