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Sour Cream Pancakes

These sour cream pancakes are easy to make, just a few simple ingredients, and perfect for the weekend and simple enough for a weekday morning pancake breakfast craving!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy pancakes, Pancakes, sour cream pancakes


  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla optional
  • 1 tsp cinnamon optional


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, and vanilla (if using)
  • Add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon (if using).
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and mix well.
  • Heat a griddle or cast iron skillet over medium; brush with oil. Working in batches, scoop ⅓ cup of batter onto griddle. Cook pancakes until bottoms are golden brown and bubbles form on top, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook until cooked through and both sides of pancakes are golden brown, about 1 miutes longer.