We like pancakes in our house. We usually eat them at least once a week. I like variety, so I have several pancake recipes that I make.
I found this recipe several years ago. Occasionally I will make up a big batch of this mix to have on hand. It makes making pancakes so much quicker and easier. I can have pancakes in no time when I have a mix like this one hand.
Having mixes like this on hand also is much cheaper and healthier than store bought ones.
I like this recipe because the oatmeal in it makes it a little heartier but you grind the oatmeal up so it helps the texture. The directions say to use a food processor but I think you could easily grind the oatmeal in a blender.
Homemade Oatmeal Pancake Mix
An easy to make homemade oatmeal pancakes mix makes pancakes for breakfast easy and delicious.
- 3 cups white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
- 2 cup Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
- 3 1/2 cups old-fashioned or rolled oats
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup of mix
- 1 cup of buttermilk
- 1 large egg
For Pancake Mix
- Grind the oats in a food processor until they're chopped fine, but not a powder.
- Put the flour, oats, and all other dry ingredients into a mixer with a paddle.
- Mix on slow speed, and drizzle the vegetable oil into the bowl slowly while the mixer is running.
- Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks at room temperature, or indefinitely in the refrigerator or freezer.
- Whisk together 1 cup of mix, 1 cup of buttermilk, and 1 large egg. Don't worry if it seems thin at first: the oats will soak up the milk, and the mix will thicken a bit as it stands.
- Let the batter stand for at least 20 minutes before cooking.
- Heat a lightly greased griddle or skillet.
- Drop the batter onto it in 1/4-cupfuls (a jumbo cookie scoop works well here).
- When the edges look dry and bubbles come to the surface without breaking (after about 2 minutes, if your griddle is the correct temperature), turn the pancake over to finish cooking on the second side, which will take about 2 minutes.
- Serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 325Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 640mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 6g
Nutritional values are approximate and aren't always accurate.
This recipe adapted from King Arther All Purpose Baking Book.
Definately copying this one!!!!
These sound really good!
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That’s interesting that you put the oil in and then store it. This sounds good too. My youngest loves pancakes and this might be a great way to go.
These look great! I, too, make my own pancake mix (and always use King Arthur flour incidentally), so I’m definitely going to make this up. I love the way you store it, too–no getting out the cookbook!
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Made these today, kids couldn’t taste the oatmeal at all. They were a big hit!
Toni, I am so glad you liked these. Thanks for letting me know.
These look delicious!
Could you make these with just 5 cups of regular flour?
@JESSI, I think it you could easily make these with all regular flour and no whole wheat.
What can I substitute for the buttermilk? I don’t typically have it on hand.
They sound delicious and I can’t wait to make them.
@Kristen, This make a pretty good sub. for buttermilk. It is Milk (just under one cup)
1 Tablespoon white vinegar or lemon juice. Let it sit for about 5 minutes and it is a good replacement.I hope you enjoy the pancakes.
Yum. Made a batch of this last night as part of the pantry challenge over at Good Cheap Eats. I used old oatmeal packets of some variety that no one in the house liked and coconut oil instead of vegetable oil. Two things gone out of the pantry and a good supply of pancake mix on hand! I did find that this is not a very sweet pancake recipe and since I eat mine plain, I thought I would mention that for anyone else. After trying some of the first ones off the griddle, I added some more sugar and then had the brilliant idea of adding chocolate chips, which of course is delish! I have a waffle recipe that I usually just add the maple syrup to the recipe instead of sugar. I might try that next time!
Oh I might have to mix this up and keep it ready. We love our oatmeal pancakes, but I would LOVE to have the mix ready and it would be easier for hubby do make one morning…or me to mix up on a weekday morning for that matter. I always keep pancakes for the weekends but maybe not any more! Thanks Lynn!
Oh I have also used plain (unsweetened) yogurt and a little milk in place of butter milk, but most often I also do the vinegar/milk mixture.
I love oatmeal pancakes. Add some cinnamon for a great alternative
These were good! I actually halved the recipe, and it made 5 cups of mix. I think when I made 1 “batch” it made about 8 pancakes (don’t remember exactly). I then decided to make the rest of them and freeze… hope that works well 🙂 It is not quite as hearty/dense as what I was looking for in an oatmeal pancake, but tasty none the less. I also added in a pinch or two of Pumpkin Pie Spice to the end of the batter, which was yummy also. Thanks, Lynn!