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calling all Bisquick users/pancakes..?

how in the heck does my dh's pancakes come out 1" thick, when he swears he goes exactly by the box instructions??

 
dullscissors

Asked by dullscissors at 10:06 AM on Aug. 21, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (13)
  • Yep, if you let the batter sit for about 5 minutes, the baking powder/soda has a chance to start the bubbling process so that when you pour the batter onto the hot griddle you get a better rise out of it!
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 10:14 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Does he use a hand mixer to whip them up? Mine get super thick when I use one.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:07 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • not sure...we love pancakes here and I don't messure how much you are supose to put in the pan I always just put some in so some come out bigger and some smaller than others lol
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 10:09 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • I miss Bisquick, but Im vegetarian working on going vegan and it has lard in it :(
    camtri3

    Answer by camtri3 at 10:14 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • I'm a bisquick user but I think made from scratch pancakes are just as easy and way better. I think the key is one of the old fashioned beaters that you turn the crank. My cookbooks are packed right now but I'll look for a recipe online that looks like the one I use.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 10:16 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • This looks like the recipe I use but I double or triple it.


    http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Buttermilk-Pancakes-109480

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 10:20 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • yeah, I agree that letting it set with get the leavening a chance to do its thing...
    I don't use Bisquick though, I make my own mix (I think its tastier and cheaper)
    http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/nigella-lawson/homemade-instant-pancake-mix-and-blueberry-syrup-recipe/index.html
    or
    whole grain
    http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/homemade-whole-grain-pancake-mix-recipe
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 10:22 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • no, he uses a spoon to mix. i know he lets it 'set' a few minutes-he thinks that's why.
    dullscissors

    Comment by dullscissors (original poster) at 10:10 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • I like the bisquick pancakes that say melt in your mouth on the recipe., and those are thinner as well
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:31 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • WE usually just make our own but maybe he is not adding enough milk? A thinner batter will make a thinner pancake.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 10:59 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

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