Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes Copycat Recipe

Breakfast is a love in our house and this Cracker Barrel pancakes copycat recipe is top on our list! They are simple to make, fluffy, and perfectly flavored with that delicious buttermilk taste.
Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes Copycat Recipe

Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes Copycat Recipe

Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day (or so they say), you need to start off the day with our Cracker Barrel buttermilk pancakes copycat recipe. No one can be mad in the morning when they are eating this delicious copycat Cracker Barrel recipe, but maybe serve it with some delicious coffee to be on the safe side. 

Pouring syrup on top of stack of Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes

You might be wondering why are Cracker Barrel pancakes so good? It has to do with the Cracker Barrel pancake ingredients, specifically the buttermilk. 

When you use buttermilk in pancakes rather than just regular milk, it amplifies the flavor and moisture of the pancakes. So if you can help it, don’t skip the buttermilk. 

Let me tell you, I am satisfied after eating just this copycat Cracker Barrel recipe, however if you want ideas of great breakfast recipes, give our sweet potato sausage hash, brown sugar pecan overnight French toast casserole, and our easy ham and cheese quiche recipes a try! They are all super delicious and make for a great breakfast.

Stack of Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes

Cracker Barrel Pancake Ingredients You Need to For Our Copycat Recipe:

  • All purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • Eggs
  • Buttermilk

How To Make Our Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes Copycat Recipe:

Stack of Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes on a plate with butter and syrup

To make delicious pancakes, start by mixing the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and baking powder together in a large mixing bowl. 

Then in another mixing bowl, add in the eggs and buttermilk and whisk them together until they are completely mixed. 

When the egg mixture is done, pour it into the dry ingredients and mix it all together until they are just combined (do not over mix it). 

Now get out your griddle and preheat it to medium-high heat. 

Once the griddle is hot, pour your desired amount of batter onto the hot griddle. 

If you do not have a nonstick griddle you should spray the griddle with nonstick cooking spray or some sort of oil before cooking. 

After the batter on the griddle begins to form little bubbles all over the pancake then it should be ready to flip. 

Then let the pancake cook for another 2-3 minutes or until it turns golden brown. 

Stack of Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes on a plate with butter and syrup on the side

When you are done cooking the pancakes then just serve them with your favorite toppings and syrups. 

To Make This Copycat Cracker Barrel Recipe You Will Need:

  1. Large mixing bowl
  2. Griddle (THIS is a great one!)
  3. Whisk
  4. Spatula
  5. Measuring cups
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How to Make Buttermilk

Like mentioned above, the buttermilk is the powerhouse of this recipe in terms of flavor! So if you don’t have any, check out the Food Networks recipe for buttermilk that you can make from home with ingredients you have in your fridge or pantry. 

Why are My Pancakes Flat?

Often the consistency of your batter will determine how fluffy your pancakes will be. If they are too liquidy, running off a spoon, then you will end up with flat pancakes. 

You can also check your baking powder to see if it is expired or old. Fresh baking powder will give you the best results. 

How to Freeze Buttermilk Pancakes

If you would like to freeze your extra pancakes, once they are cooled down, stick pieces of wax paper between pancakes and place in a gallon-sized bag or other freezer container. 

To reheat, place a stack of 3 pancakes on a plate and microwave until they are heated through (about 45-90 seconds). 

Toppings Ideas for Pancakes

These are a few of our favorite things to serve on buttermilk pancakes:

  1. Sprinkles
  2. Powdered sugar
  3. Blueberry syrup
  4. Strawberry syrup
  5. Raspberry syrup
  6. Chocolate sauce
  7. Caramel sauce
  8. Whipped cream

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Serves:
10

Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes Copycat Recipe

Breakfast is a love in our house and this Cracker Barrel pancakes copycat recipe is top on our list!
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Total Time
15 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 4 cups buttermilk

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and baking powder.
  • In another mixing bowl, beat eggs and buttermilk together until well blended.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients until they are just combined (be sure to not overmix).
  • Pour batter onto hot griddle (you may want to add a little bit of oil or non-stick cooking spray to the griddle first if it is not a non-stick griddle).
  • Flip over pancake when bubbles form on the top and then cook for a few more minutes until the other side is golden brown.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings and syrups and serve.

Notes

  • Often the consistency of your batter will determine how fluffy your pancakes will be. If they are too liquidy, running off a spoon, then you will end up with flat pancakes.

Nutrition

Calories: 286 kcal
·
Carbohydrates: 48 g
·
Protein: 10 g
·
Fat: 5 g
·
Saturated Fat: 2 g
·
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
·
Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g
·
Trans Fat: 1 g
·
Cholesterol: 76 mg
·
Sodium: 874 mg
·
Potassium: 208 mg
·
Fiber: 1 g
·
Sugar: 10 g
·
Vitamin A: 253 IU
·
Calcium: 163 mg
·
Iron: 3 mg

Equipment

  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Griddle
  • Whisk
  • spatula
  • Measuring Cups

Recipe Details

Course:
Breakfast
Cuisine:
American

Stack of Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Pancakes with butter and syrup on top and a fork slicing a bite out of it.

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