Weekends are the best! You get to relax, unwind, and indulge just a little more. Let’s start this one off on the sweetest note with a big stack of Weekend Brown Sugar Pancakes! With one bite of these fluffy, golden-brown, sweet flapjacks, you’ll enter into weekend mode and that’s the best place to be. We love them so much that we started the tradition of making Weekend Brown Sugar Pancakes every Saturday morning! It’s the best way to kick off the fun and they’re delicious, too, which is a huge bonus. Kick off your shoes and leave the worries of the week behind, it’s time to chill!

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  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk


Step 1 –Grease and warm a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium heat.

Step 2 –In a small bowl, combine the oats, the wheat flour, the all-purpose flour, the baking soda, the salt, and the sugar.

Step 3 –In a medium bowl, combine the egg, the oil, and the buttermilk and beat.

Step 4 –Stir the egg mixture into the flour mixture until it is just moistened.

Step 5 –Pour the batter in 1/3-cupfuls onto the prepared cast-iron skillet or griddle.

Step 6 –Turn the pancakes once bubbles form on top and cook until the second side is golden-brown.

Step 7 –Serve.