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“Better Homes and Gardens”
18 pancakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 23 cups all-purpose flour
  • 13 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 14 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips (and or or snipped dried cherries, toasted walnuts)
  • whipped cream
  • fresh berries


  1. In a big bowl, stir together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl combine egg, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla.
  3. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moistened.
  4. If desired, stir in chocolate pieces, cherries, and/or walnuts.
  5. For each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup batter onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or heavy skillet.
  6. Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until pancakes are light brown.
  7. Turn over when surfaces are bubbly and edges are slightly dry.
  8. Serve warm; top with whipped cream and fresh berries.

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