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stacked pancakes dripping with maple syrup.

Pancakes in the Microwave

Waking up on a Saturday morning to a house smelling of fresh pancakes is really hard to beat. Instead of standing over a stove with butter splattering everywhere, learn how to make fluffy pancakes in the microwave in just one minute!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 6 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 379 kcal


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract


  • In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Mix together.
  • Add in melted butter, milk, egg, and vanilla extract and whisk until a batter is formed.
  • Grease a microwave safe plate with butter or cooking spray.
  • Use a spoon to place a large scoop of pancake better into the center of a microwave safe plate.
  • Microwave on high for one minute.
  • Remove and use a tester to make sure it is cooked through. Microwave in 10 second intervals until no batter is left on your tester.
  • Top with a pat of butter, drizzle with maple syrup, and enjoy!


Serving: 2gCalories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 12gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 106mgSodium: 915mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 2gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 442IUCalcium: 245mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Easy Recipe, microwave, microwave desserts, Microwave Recipes, pancakes
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