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7 Mistakes You're Making With Your Pancakes

Prevention Logo By Kasandra Brabaw of Prevention | Slide 1 of 7: <p>Grabbing your trusty wooden spoon or spatula to mix up your batter is mistake No. 1. What you really want is a whisk—and a large one. The larger the whisk, the more air gets whipped into the batter, making for the fluffiest stack you can imagine.</p>

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Pancakes are a breakfast classic that you've probably made dozens of times. But let's face it: They rarely come out looking like the perfectly golden, fluffy, syrup-slathered short stack of your dreams. But we're here to change that—by pointing out everything you've been doing wrong and teaching you how to hone your skillet skills. Here are seven common mistakes that are making your flapjacks fall flat.

Grabbing your trusty wooden spoon or spatula to mix up your batter is mistake No. 1. What you really want is a whisk—and a large one. The larger the whisk, the more air gets whipped into the batter, making for the fluffiest stack you can imagine.

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