How do you know when pancakes are done?

Chef's answer
Test the pancake by sliding a spatula under the edge of the pancake. If the pancake separates from the pan easily and is a golden-brown color, slide the spatula underneath the center of the pancake, lift, and then rotate the spatula so that the uncooked side of the pancake lands on the skillet.
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Not all batters are made equal. they are though, you can make pancakes with Yorkshire pudding mix, and vice versa.
You can't make your batter the night before, or even an hour before you make your pancakes. It all goes back to those leavening agents: They start doing their job as soon as they come into contact with the wet ingredients, and will get less and less effective the longer you wait to ladle the batter into the pan.14 May 2014
Flour, baking powder, salt and sugar make up the dry ingredients ? butter (or oil), milk (or buttermilk) and eggs get mixed in later
Yes, you can refrigerate pancake batter overnight or for up to four days. For best results, make sure to store the pancake batter in an airtight container before placing it in the refrigerator. You can also place the pancake batter into a liquid-safe Ziploc bag or sealable piping bag.
Applesauce. Fruit purees are a well-known substitute for eggs and for oil in recipes since they add moisture and a bit of binding. Use 1/4 cup applesauce to replace 1 egg in pancakes.11 Apr 2021
Most of the leavening will be gone though, and instead of being light and fluffy, your pancakes will be flat. You can fix that. ... Add about one teaspoon of baking powder for every 1 ? cups of leftover pancake batter and stir. This will help your pancakes to be just as fluffy as they were the day before.19 May 2020
While your first thought might be to put them in the microwave, it's not the best method. Instead, keep pancakes warm by placing them on a baking sheet or oven-safe platter in a 200-degree oven until you're ready to serve them. This temperature will keep the pancakes warm without continuing to cook them too much.20 Mar 2020
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