Cake Mix Pancakes

This is less of a recipe and more of a trick. But it’s a great one to know! With this in your toolbox you can whip up some surprising and yummy pancakes on short notice any day of the week!

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • 1⁄4 cup butter


  • Make cake mix batter according to package directions. Melt 1 tablespoon butter or heat 1⁄2 tablespoon oil in a skillet or griddle. Ladle 1⁄4 cup pancake batter per pancake into skillet.
  • Flip when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Repeat with remaining butter and pancake batter.