Zoe's Creme Fraiche Pancakes


Add richness to fluffy pancakes with a touch of creme fraiche and sour cream.

Creme Fraiche Pancakes
Photo: Helen Norman
Total Time:
30 mins
18 to 20 pancakes


  • 1 ½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • ½ cup creme fraiche

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 3 tablespoon European-style butter

  • Pure maple syrup

  • Fresh blueberries (optional)


  1. In large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a medium bowl whisk together milk, crème fraîche, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients; whisk to combine.

  2. In very large skillet melt 1 Tbsp. butter over medium heat. Spoon rounded tablespoons of batter into skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until undersides are browned; turn. Cook 1 to 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with syrup and berries, if desired.


Place pancakes in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers. Cover and freeze up to 1 month. To reheat, wrap pancakes in paper towels. Microwave for 30 seconds for 1 pancake or 45 seconds for 2 pancakes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
6g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 216mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 42mg 1%
Folate, total 22.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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