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Diner Griddle Cakes

Diner Griddle Cakes

Re-create those fabulous diner griddle cakes that you used to enjoy in your local diner.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons butter to grease griddle


  1. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs; add yogurt and mix well.
  3. Stir in buttermilk and melted butter.
  4. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients all at once and whisk just until moistened.
  5. Heat griddle and 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat (300 degrees F for electric griddle). Pour 1/4 cup batter into griddle for each pancake. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until underside is golden, then flip. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes more, until center springs back when gently pressed. Use additional butter, if necessary to prepare remaining batter.

Yield: 24 cakes

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin