Wesson Oil Battery Pancakes 1924

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Recipe: #38263

March 03, 2022


Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (187 g)
  • Calories 385.4
  • Total Fat - 19.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 232.7 mg
  • Sodium - 1591.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.3 g
  • Sugars - 6.6 g
  • Protein - 14.8 g
  • Calcium - 370.5 mg
  • Iron - 3.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix pancakes lightly dont overbest

Step 2

Add baking powder last

Step 3

Bake on greased griddle


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Use a high-quality oil, such as Wesson Oil, for best results.
  • Adjust the amount of salt to taste.

  • Substitute 1/4 cup of applesauce for 1 tablespoon of oil. This substitution will provide a healthier option and reduce the amount of fat in the recipe.
  • Substitute 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour for 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour. This substitution will increase the nutritional value of the recipe and add more fiber.

Banana Walnut Pancakes Mix all the ingredients as above, but add 1/2 cup of mashed banana and 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts to the batter before cooking.

Maple-Glazed Bacon: Crispy bacon glazed with a sweet maple syrup for a perfect salty and sweet combination. This dish pairs perfectly with the savory and slightly sweet Wesson Oil Battery Pancakes.

Cinnamon-Sugar French Toast: Thick slices of French toast coated in a cinnamon-sugar mixture and cooked until golden brown. This dish is the perfect balance to the sweet and salty flavors of the Maple-Glazed Bacon, and adds a delicious hint of cinnamon to the meal.


Q: How do I prevent my pancakes from becoming too tough?

A: Make sure to mix the ingredients lightly and add the baking powder last. This will help to prevent your pancakes from becoming too tough.

Q: How can I make my pancakes fluffier?

A: Separate the egg whites and yolks, then beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter for fluffier pancakes.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: Wesson Oil was created in 1924 by David Wesson, a chemist who developed a process for deodorizing cottonseed oil. This process allowed for the creation of a healthier alternative to lard and butter.

FUN FACT 2: Wesson Oil Battery Pancakes have been a favorite of celebrities such as Elvis Presley and Jackie Kennedy. Elvis was known to enjoy the pancakes with bacon and syrup for breakfast.