Old Fashioned Griddle Cakes

Old Fashioned Griddle Cakes
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 8 griddle cakes (8 servings)

Want to try some delicious, authentic hotcakes? This is a simple recipe that can be expanded if necessary. Try adding frozen blueberries to the mixture, dried cranberries, or chocolate chips to the batter. These griddle cakes can be made using your grill, camp stove, or conventional stove. 


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ​baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter (melted)

Steps to Make It

  1. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together.

  2. Mix milk and baking soda together.

  3. Combine together and mix until smooth.

  4. Pour in melted butter.

  5. Pour 1/8 of the batter onto hot griddle for each griddle cake.

  6. Flip when they brown on the bottom and start to bubble on the top.

  7. Remove as soon as they are done and serve.