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How do you sweeten pancakes without making them fall apart?

So I use an instant just add water mix and I was trying to make griddle cake type pancakes. I added less water and some syrup to the mix and it looked ok UNTIL I tried to cook them lol. When I went to flip them, they fell apart :( Any suggestions?

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Asked by Dark-N-Prego at 10:19 AM on Mar. 4, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • keep the mix the same, but add a little bit of sugar. maybe a teaspoon

    Answer by febmom007 at 10:20 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • i don't put syrup in the mix, i put it on top after i cook the pancakes

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 10:23 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I think putting it on top makes them soggy so I was trying something different :-/

    Comment by Dark-N-Prego (original poster) at 10:24 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I use Bisquick, dash of lemon juice, sugar, vanilla and baking powder. And of course syrup on top. Its the melt in your mouth recipe on the box.

    Answer by elenalee at 10:25 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Don't use the mix. Find a recipe for griddle cakes and use that.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:36 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I quit buying the mix when I found a tiny black bug in my box. It is so easy to make it from scratch. I found a recipe on and thats what I use now. Perfectr every time. Plus an electric griddle is the only way my pancakes will turn out.

    Answer by Iluvmy5 at 10:43 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I like adding pumpkin puree, or applesauce to my pancake mix, or using juice instead of water. If you just want sweet, you can try dusting them with powdered sugar or vanilla powder as soon as you take them off the griddle.
    Holly C.

    Answer by Holly C. at 10:44 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • i put cinnamon and brown sugar in mine

    Answer by newlife627 at 11:09 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I have issues with adding sugar in any pancake mix. I think it might be altitude for me. What is your altitude?

    Answer by adnilm at 11:46 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • @adnilm idk, i live in nc near the beach

    Comment by Dark-N-Prego (original poster) at 2:36 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

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