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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom


Food & Fun Recipes

Buckwheat Pancakes

Ingredients (Makes 12 pancakes)
  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup buckwheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Preheat a lightly oiled griddle or fry pan.
  2. Whisk buttermilk, butter and egg in bowl until blended.
  3. Combine flours, soda and salt in another bowl.
  4. Whisk buttermilk mixture into dry ingredients until just blended.
  5. Cook until bubbles form, about 2 minutes.
  6. Turn over and cook additional 1 to 2 minutes more.
Vocabulary Activity
  1. Chose 12-15 of the words from your chosen pancake recipe that students might have difficulty reading (e.g., griddle, separate, surface, ingredients, whisk).
  2. Write the words on large cards to use as flashcards.
  3. Read through five of them slowly, then add two or three more each time you flash the cards at students.
  4. After you have gone through them five times, students will have gained fluency in reading the recipe.