Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Batter' Vegan Pancakes

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This week’s kitchen vocabulary word is batter. Batter is a semiliquid mixture usually made with flour, eggs and milk. These vegan pancakes don’t have milk or eggs, instead, vegan pancakes use other cooking materials in their recipe. This week we will be working with dry and wet batters to make these delicious vegan pancakes!

Kitchen Vocabulary: ‘Batter’ Vegan Pancakes

8 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes / Cook time: 15 minutes / Total time: 30 minutes

Kitchen vocabulary word: Batter

Inspired by Tasty



  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup white flour

  • 2 Tablespoons sugar

  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups almond milk

  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

  • 16 ounces mixed berries (any berries will work)



  • 2 medium bowls

  • Measuring cups

  • Large mixing spoon

  • Baking sheet

  • Parchment paper


  • Wash hands.

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF

  • First, we will start with the wet ingredients.

  • First, add 2 cups of almond milk.

  • Next, add 2 Tablespoons of apple cider vinegar.

  • Add 2 teaspoons of vanilla.

  • Let the wet mixture sit for 5-7 minutes.

  • Tip: Wet and dry ingredients should always be mixed in two different bowls. Wet ingredients will be added to the dry mixture. Keeping the wet and dry parts of the batter separate until the end will make your batter smoother.

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  • Now the dry ingredients! Get your other medium bowl and add 1 cup of whole wheat flour and 1 cup of white flour.

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  • Add 2 Tablespoons of sugar and 2 Tablespoons of baking powder.

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  • Add ½ teaspoon of salt.

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  • Whisk the dry batter to combine all of the ingredients.

  • Pour the wet batter into the dry batter and stir thoroughly.

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  • Let the batter rest for 5 minutes.

  • After 5 minutes, get out your baking sheet and cover with parchment paper.

  • Use the spoon to spread the batter evenly across the parchment paper.

  • Next, add strawberries, blueberries and blackberries on top of the batter.

  • Kid chef, set the timer to 15 minutes.

  • ** Grown up ** Place the baking sheet into the oven and remove once the timer is up.

  • Let cool and enjoy!

  • Optional: top with whipped cream (dairy eaters) or powdered sugar.

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About the Author and Photographer

Julia Tricolla is a senior communication management and design major at Ithaca College. She is the Senior Editor and Treasurer at Buzzsaw Magazine and has previously interned at 5 Star Apparel in New York City.