Learning how to make homemade pancake mix is actually a really simple recipe. With seven easy ingredients, you’ll have no reason to buy premade pancakes ever again!

Not only are pancakes great for breakfast, but we love having “breakfast for dinner”, too. The best part about these pancakes is that they’re fluffy, delicious, and will have you coming back for more.

If you’re craving a hot breakfast, put this homemade pancake recipe at the top of your list. It’s perfect for pancake lovers and will give you so many fun ways to start your day with this dry pancake mix!

Be sure to check out our original Homemade Pancakes recipe because you can never go wrong with having too many pancake recipes!

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Buttermilk, flour, sugar, and eggs are just a few ingredients that you’ll find in this batter recipe. And once you make it once, you’re going to be addicted to making it over and over again.

There’s nothing quite like waking up to a stack of homemade pancakes on the weekends but the flavor really does come from the pancake batter that you can easily make at home.

Saturday mornings are meant for a pile of pancakes drenched in syrup and this simple homemade pancake mix recipe can help you accomplish just that!

You’ll find that this batter recipe is just a little sweet but produces those thick fluffy pancakes that we’re all grown to love and crave.

Storing homemade pancake mix in a jar

Homemade Pancake Mix Ingredients

See the full measurements and directions on the recipe card below! 

Dry Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt

Wet Ingredients

  • Egg
  • Milk or buttermilk
  • Vegetable or canola oil

How to make Pancake Mix

1. Combine

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients until well combined.

2. Store

Store in airtight container or jar with lid

Now that you’ve made up the mix, follow the simple steps to whip up a batch of pancakes as well!

How to make Homemade Pancakes

1. Mix

Add mix to a large measuring cup or mixing bowl.

2. Add wet ingredients

Add wet ingredients and whisk until well combined.

3. Heat the griddle

Heat a griddle and spray with cooking spray.

4. Cook the pancakes

Scoop pancake batter onto hot griddle and cook 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.

5. Flip

Flip and cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.

6. Serve

Serve immediately with butter, syrup, or fruit. Comfort breakfast food at its best!


Add chocolate chips – Even though this easy recipe is already awesome, add some chocolate chips the next time! Chocolate chip pancakes for the win!

Top with fresh fruit – The flavor of fresh fruit is perfection!

stack of fluffy pancakes on a plate

Tips for making DIY Pancake Mix

How do I store the easy pancake mix once made?

Can I double the recipe to make more pancakes?

Of course! The more pancakes, the better! Just double the list of ingredients and that’s all you have to worry about doing! It couldn’t get much easier than that! Just use a large mixing bowl so that you have plenty of space to combine all the ingredients to double this easy pancake recipe!

Can you freeze pancakes once made?

Absolutely. In fact, this is one of the best meal prep ideas ever. Make up a batch of pancakes and freeze them in individual portions. Then when the kids (or you) are hungry, just unthaw a few, reheat and enjoy! This is the single easiest way to meal prep and make a big batch of homemade pancakes!

What toppings go well with pancakes?

It’s totally up to your tastebuds. Some people like honey, some like syrup, and others like fruit and powdered sugar. You’ll even find some people that top their pancakes with peanut butter!

For more of our favorite pancake recipes, try these!

Homemade Pancake Mix

Making Homemade Pancake Mix couldn't be easier! All you need are 7 simple ingredients to make fluffy homemade pancakes at home!
4.67 from 3 votes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients until well combined
  • Store in airtight container or jar with lid

To make Pancakes

  • Add mix to large measuring cup or mixing bowl
  • Add wet ingredients and whisk until well combined
  • Heat griddle and spray with cooking spray
  • Scoop pancake batter onto hot griddle and cook 4-5 minutes or until golden brown
  • Flip and cook on other side 2-3 minutes or until golden brown
  • Serve immediately with butter, syrup or fruit
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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on Today.com, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.


  1. Stephen preston says:

    Easy to follow. I love this pancake recipe.

  2. 5 stars
    Pancakes are ready on a moment’s notice!

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