Tollhouse Pancakes


  • 1 1/4 c buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 c enriched flour
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten


  1. Beat buttermilk and soda into egg yolks with rotary beater or use electric mixer at low speed
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add to egg yolks mixture along with the butter.
  3. Beat until smooth. Fold in egg whites.
  4. Heat griddle or heavy frying pan.
  5. Coat lightly with shortening or vegetable oil.
  6. Drop batter from 1/3-cup measure onto griddle to make 5” pancakes.
  7. When cakes are full of bubbles and edges are cooked well, turn cakes and cook on other side.