The Best Cracker Barrel Pancakes {Copy-Cat}

Y’all are going to love these Copy-Cat Cracker Barrel Pancakes. They are easy to make and so delicious. With this recipe, you don’t have to wait until you can get to the restaurant to get your pancake fix. Easily whip up a batch of these amazing buttermilk pancakes at home, any time!

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The Best Cracker Barrel Pancake Recipe

Our family has always been a big fan of all things Cracker Barrel. My oldest three were born in Tennessee, Cracker Barrel’s home base. Going there reminds us of going back home.

When we go out to Cracker Barrel, pancakes are always one of our favorites on the menu. This Buttermilk Pancake Recipe is just as delicious as the ones on Cracker Barrel’s menu. We love Cracker Barrel, and one of my favorite types of recipes to make are copycat Cracker Barrel Recipes. Their menu of homecooked meals is simply delicious comfort foods and easy breakfast recipes. like these Cracker Barrel Fried Apples, this delicious Copy-Cat Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole, and this assortment of Cracker Barrel Recipes in Over 15 Cracker Barrel Copy-Cat Recipes 

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  • un-sifted all-purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • table salt
  • granulated sugar
  • eggs
  • low-fat buttermilk
  • unsalted butter

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Can I store leftover pancake batter in the refrigerator?

You can store leftover pancake batter in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Add another layer of protection of the batter by placing plastic wrap over the storage container and a lid. You will need to mix the batter again before cooking it. As an extra measure to make sure the pancake mix has not gone flat, whisk in another egg as a leavening agent.

Does Cracker Barrel Sell its pancake mix?

As a matter of fact, Cracker Barrel does sell its pancake mix. You can buy it in their gift shops or online on their website.

Cracker Barrel Pancake recipe

Expert Tips and Tricks to making a buttermilk pancake crispy and golden…

  • Cook pancakes in an iron skillet   (affiliate links)
  • Use butter, not oil
  • Make sure the pan is properly heated so the pancake batter will cook immediately when placed on the butter
  • With the pan on medium heat, cook the pancake for about 3 minutes on one side – until it gets bubbly all over and then 2 minutes on the other side

How to Make Cracker Barrel’s Buttermilk Pancakes

  • Preheat a large skillet – cast iron, if you have it
  • Mix in a large bowl, eggs, and buttermilk until well combined
  • Whisk in the flour, soda, sugar and salt – mix well
  • Rub about 1 tsp. of butter in the center of the heated skillet
  • Add about 1/2 cup of the batter and spread until it is an even circle
  • When the surface is bubbly, flip and cooks on the other side – for about 1-2 minutes longer
  • Repeat with the rest of the batter – adding more butter before each pancake
  • Serve with more butter, syrup, and fruit

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