The Easiest Fluffiest Pancakes

Disclosure: Nature Nate’s Honey is a current client of mine during National Honey Month. 

This past Sunday Tim and I headed to the kitchen for breakfast and started to grab ingredients for my buckwheat pancakes. The issue? No buckwheat flour. Tim of course wanted to head to the grocery store for just that, but with about 8 other types of flour in the pantry, I wasn’t about to let that happen. 

I searched for “quick easy pancake recipes” and clicked on a bunch. I either didn’t have all the ingredients or didn’t love the nutrient quality. So, I threw together this recipe and am thrilled with the results. I’ll likely still make the buckwheat ones more often and will definitely make the pumpkin version next weekend, but these are the fluffiest of my pancakes and certainly the easiest! So easy that I dare you to make them from scratch on a weekday morning. That easy. 

This does, however, happen to be my only pancake recipe with added sugar, even if only a tablespoon. Here’s why you shouldn’t have a problem with that {especially if you aren’t topping it with a 1/4 cup of maple syrup!}.

I’m not a believer that added sugar should be completely avoided. It’s important to enjoy the food you eat everyday for complete satisfaction & good mental health, so if a little sweetness does that for you, don’t deprive yourself! On the same note, excessive processed sugar can contribute to blood sugar imbalances, mood disturbances and poor appetite control.

So, I recommend you #ChooseReal and opt for natural added sugars when possible and pair them with other things that contain fiber + some protein + some fat to blunt the sugar spike. Real raw honey, for example, has complex sugars {called oligosaccharides} that blunt the sugar spike a touch on their own. When you pair it with ingredients in this recipe like sprouted grains, nut/seed butter and real fruit, you get the other nutrients that help blood sugar control, too! What’s better, since honey is sweeter than white sugar, you can use less to get the satisfaction you want, and stay closer to the American Heart Association recommendations of no more than 25 grams of added sugar a day.

Easiest Fluffy Pancakes

Dairy free, Vegetarian, Vegan option


  • 1 C sprouted grain wheat flour (I like One Degree Organics)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Cup unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp real honey {to make vegan, sub maple syrup}


  • Whisk together dry ingredients
  • Add wet ingredients and mix to incorporate without over stirring
  • Add 1/3 Cup batter to a pan or griddle over low-medium & flip when it starts to bubble on top
  • Add real fruit, unsweetened nut or seed butter {or chopped nuts} and if desired, drizzle with more real honey

12 thoughts on “The Easiest Fluffiest Pancakes

  1. Love that you top your pancakes with nut butter! I’ve been loving the combo of blueberry pancakes with almond butter lately 🙂 These pancakes definitely look perfectly fluffy!

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