Pancake Squares

We are pancake people. For breakfast or dinner we love our pancakes, especially my middle Little. A few years ago I came across this Pancake Squares recipe and figured we would like it too, and we did. The pancakes bake up light and fluffy, very filling, and very versatile. I have doubled these, baked them in a 9×13 and sprinkled one third with blueberries, one third with bananas, and the last third with chocolate chips. Today I wanted them plain to show off some real maple syrup my neighbor brought me from Canada. I only wanted to taste that sweet and delicious liquid gold! I know this is a plain recipe, simple even. But that is ok, sometimes plain is good. Try this new way of serving pancakes, it beats standing over a hot stove pouring, flipping, burning flapjacks on a hot summer day.



Pancake Squares
3/4 cup milk
2 T. melted butter
1 large egg
1 T. sugar
1 cup flour
2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt

Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease an 8×8 baking dish. In a large mixing bowl, beat together milk, butter and egg. Add sugar, then gradually beat the flour in. Carefully stir in the baking powder and salt. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Serves 4-6.

I have a new contraption to keep my pancakes warm as well. See I told you we were serious here. My girly friend got this for me from Crate and Barrel. I preheat it with boiling water, drain and add my hot pancakes. Keeps the little guys warm for a long time. We love it!

UPDATE- If you liked these Pancake Squares, you may also like my Baked Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

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  1. kim
    Posted February 14, 2013 at 12:36 PM | Permalink

    Just made this for my husband for valentines breakfast and it is quick easy and very tasty I will be using this a lot in the days to come. Thank you.

  2. Kendra
    Posted February 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM | Permalink

    Tried these this morning. Soooo good and easy. We were fighting over the last one. Will definitely make these again! Thx for posting.

  3. Pam
    Posted February 27, 2013 at 8:40 AM | Permalink

    I have to say I don’t know what the buzz is about this. Not very favorful at all. Tested more like a cross between biscuits and cornbread. I would take a stack of pancakes any day over this. Sorry, not a fan.

  4. Posted February 28, 2013 at 11:54 AM | Permalink

    What a great post, I tried this and they were so good, I’ll be linking to you from my blog soon!

  5. Dani
    Posted March 3, 2013 at 11:28 PM | Permalink

    I made these tonight with a gluten-free flour substitute and almond milk. They baked up light and fluffy but definitely would have tasted better with real flour.

  6. Posted March 4, 2013 at 9:35 AM | Permalink

    These look incredible!!! Will HAVE to try – probably tomorrow!! thanks for sharing!

  7. Stephanie
    Posted March 8, 2013 at 2:14 PM | Permalink

    So I made these this morning because they look & sound delicious! But mine (as stupid as it sounds) had a “cornbread-like” texture & were very salty. ): Any idea what I did wrong?

    • Robin Sue
      Posted March 8, 2013 at 4:07 PM | Permalink

      Is your baking soda fresh? Did you over mix it? Other than that I don’t know??

  8. Tracy
    Posted March 8, 2013 at 2:19 PM | Permalink

    Has anyone ever doubled this? Adjustment in time or quantities? 4-6 servings won’t feed my “HungryJack” kids!! Thanks for any suggestions.

    • Robin Sue
      Posted March 8, 2013 at 4:06 PM | Permalink

      I have doubled it into a 9×13, I think it is written in the post somewhere

  9. Chelsea Moore
    Posted March 14, 2013 at 11:06 AM | Permalink

    Oh my gosh!! I love pancakes but hate standing over a hot griddle. These are fantastic! I’m baking some right now!

  10. Gen
    Posted March 19, 2013 at 12:55 PM | Permalink

    Just made these and I’m not sure how they can be called a pancake. I followed the recipe exactly excepting for adding a tsp of vanilla and all I can taste is the egg! Maybe more sugar and buttermilk instead of regular milk would make it taste more like a pancake. Dissappointed because I love pancakes. :/

  11. Jen
    Posted March 23, 2013 at 8:03 PM | Permalink

    These were amazing! I love the idea of everyone’s pancake being ready at the same time. Also, no stress about burning or messing up “the flip”. We will make these often. Thanks for this great idea!

  12. Addie
    Posted March 31, 2013 at 1:30 AM | Permalink

    Does this also work with boxed pancake mix?

    • Robin Sue
      Posted April 1, 2013 at 9:07 AM | Permalink

      It may be worth the try!

  13. Posted April 6, 2013 at 3:04 PM | Permalink

    I LOVE this idea!! I made them twice this week so far and can’t wait to make them for school mornings. I’ve shared about them on my blog too:

    • Robin Sue
      Posted April 7, 2013 at 3:52 PM | Permalink

      Thank you so much for sharing!!

  14. Darcey
    Posted April 20, 2013 at 8:13 AM | Permalink

    I found this recipe on Pinterest, and my kiddos LOVE them! The first time I made them I doubled the recipe and sprinkled chocolate chips on half…huge hit. This morning I didn’t have “add ins”, but I found some rainbow sprinkles and added those for some funfetti pancakes! Thanks for a great recipe and thanks for saving me time in front of the stove flipping pancakes!

    • Robin Sue
      Posted April 20, 2013 at 9:32 AM | Permalink


  15. Andrea
    Posted April 20, 2013 at 9:37 AM | Permalink

    LOve these and so did the kids!! We are going to try your regular pancakes today. Hope they are just as good.

  16. Healthmomma
    Posted May 1, 2013 at 9:42 PM | Permalink

    We do weight watchers. Do you know the nutritional info for these?

    • Robin Sue
      Posted May 2, 2013 at 9:22 AM | Permalink

      No I haven’t figured this one out. Maybe an online site to plug in the ingredients?

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