Nothing brightens my day quite like starting out with pancakes. A Sunday morning treat when I was growing up, the sound and smell of the batter sizzling in a pan is a surefire way to improve my mood. It is however, a fairly contentious issue in my house. L likes his traditionally english, flat and crepe-like, filled with cheese and rolled. I on the other hand will always opt for the american way, thick, fluffy and drowning in maple syrup.

However you choose to eat them, they are beautifully uncomplicated. A combination of eggs, milk and flour, with a few extra bits and pieces here and there. They are quick to whip up, meaning the option to rescue a dull morning is never that far away. Having cut out dairy, they can be slightly challenging as they sadly just don’t work so well with soy or almond milk. I experimented with many recipes to find the perfect alternative (I just can’t be without them for too long), and have found my go-to from the wonderful Ree Drummond, in the form of Edna Mae’s Sour Cream pancakes. It’s in her first recipe book, but can conveniently also be found here on her blog. I substitute the sour cream for Alpro Vanilla Soy Yoghurt, and they are the softest, fluffiest pancakes you could imagine! With just a few more ingredients than your traditional batch, they are still oh so easy to make, but even more delicious. With pancake day conveniently being a mere day away, I’m excited for the excuse to have them for breakfast for the rest of the week! How do you prefer your pancakes?

  • Pancakes can brighten up any day. Think I might make myself some now! x

  • Definitely prefer fluffier pancakes for me! Sadly my pancakes will need to be completely dairy free so it’s quite a struggle finding alternatives (or maybe I’m just lazy)! I love waffles more though – but again with the whole dairy issue – I always stick with a good ol’ fruit smoothie.

    Cherie ✽ sinonym

  • American style pancakes are the best!

    Emma |

  • Kat

    I do two ingredient pancakes – egg and bananna! Terrific !

  • Aaishah

    Yes American Pancakes FTW!

    P.S. All these pancake day blogposts on my feed are making me want to eat some now 🙂

  • These look so yummy! I can’t wait to have pancakes tomorrow morning 🙂

    Rachael xx.

  • Elizabeth Hisle

    Oh, I definitely love the American style buttermilk pancakes. When I was a kid, my dad made them every Sunday. 🙂

  • Laura Torninoja

    Pancakes truly make any breakfast just that bit more luxurious! I made vegan banana pancaked yesterday and they turned out so fluffy – I was pretty impressed with myself if I can say that.. I need to do this more often 🙂 x

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

  • I prefer mine the American way! 😀 Just last week I made two-ingredient banana pancakes and they were delish 🙂 -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

  • Emerald Dove

    These look delicious! I’ll have to try the dairy free version as I’m trying to cut out dairy too (it’s so difficult, right?!)

  • They look delicious! So excited for pancake day xx

  • These look absolutely delicious – I didn’t even have homemade pancakes this year, just microwave ones unfortunately, definitely need to make myself some soon!

    Lucy | Forever September

  • Kelly Hemblen

    These looks absolutely delicious 🙂 I didn’t know the traditional English way was with cheese. It’s all about the syrup in my household x

  • Now I’m craving pancakes!!