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Jude's Southern Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Southern Buttermilk Pancakes

JC Phelps
Looking for the perfect recipe for southern buttermilk pancakes? Look no further than this recipe from JC Phelps, which has been in his family for over 100 years.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 251 kcal


  • 1.5 c. flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  • In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and add milk.
  • Add flour, shortening, sugar, baking soda, vanilla extract, and salt to the eggs and milk. Beat until smooth.
  • On medium-high heat, warm a griddle or large skillet.
  • Brush the skillet with butter and ladle desired amount of pancake batter for preferred size (typically 1/4-1/3 cup).
  • When pancakes are done on one side, flip and cook until done all of the way through.
  • Serve with butter and syrup.


Sodium: 535mgCalcium: 81mgVitamin A: 157IUSugar: 5gFiber: 1gPotassium: 143mgCholesterol: 47mgCalories: 251kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 7gProtein: 8gCarbohydrates: 39gIron: 2mg
Keyword pancakes, southern buttermilk pancakes, southern food, southern recipes
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