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International House of (free) Pancakes

Usually, it's only the side of syrup that's complimentary, but on Feb. 28, 2012, you can snag a free short stack at all International House of Pancakes restaurants. Get the details -- including the charity this event supports -- here.
International House of (free) Pancakes

Best ever buttermilk pancake recipe

Makes 12 servings


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted and slightly cooled

Keep reading for cooking directions >>

The best blueberry pancake recipe

Makes 6-7 pancakes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup blue cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries or frozen, thawed, drained

Keep reading for cooking directions >>

Pancake recap

Now that you know how to make the perfect pancakes and have a few pancakes recipes, don't forget to hit IHOP on Tuesday, February 28th for free pancakes. Remember to leave a donation -- even a small one -- for Children's Miracle Hospital Network. Enjoy your short stack!

International House of (free) Pancakes

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