Steps Grease or spray a griddle or pan. Heat over medium-high heat or in an electric grill at 375°F. Turn and cook for 1 minute and 30 seconds or until golden brown. I've never really liked the boxed pancake mix because it doesn't compare to the delicious fluffy pancakes you can make at home.
The first thing you'll want to do to make the pancake mix fluffier is sift the dry mix. But one of my favorite secrets to making store-bought pancake mix taste homemade is to add some buttermilk or whole milk. Adding milk or buttermilk will increase the fat content of the pancake recipe and produce more tender pancakes. A good tip for sifting the pancake mix would be to hold the strainer at least 45 centimeters or 18 inches above the bowl.
I just made pancakes this morning with some of your tips, adding eggs, melted butter, milk, sifting the mixture and not mixing too much. Adding just a little vanilla or almond to your pancake mix will make them go from good pancakes to incredible pancakes. Now that I've shared the 7 tips on how you too can improve the pancake mix you bought at the store, I want to share with you some common mistakes that many of us end up making often.