When we were growing up, Dad would always make buttermilk pancakes or waffles from scratch every Saturday morning, a ritual my brothers and I loved to help with each week. Creating a buttermilk pancake and waffle mix seemed the perfect way to share our family tradition with others. Finally, after almost year in product development, we have the ultimate buttermilk pancake mix for you and your family to enjoy. These pancakes are so good, you can eat them without syrup as reported by one of our customers. Packaged in our retro cloth bag, it makes the tastefully simple and delicious gift. DIRECTIONS: Southern Buttermilk Pancakes and Waffles - Preheat lightly greased griddle to 350- 375 degrees. Add 3/4 - 1 cup water to mix and stir until batter is slightly lumpy. The amount of water can be adjusted based on the desired thickness of pancakes that you prefer (more water for thinner pancakes and less water for a thicker pancakes). Pour batter on griddle and flip when bubbles appear and stay on surface. Serve pancakes hot and top with butter and warm syrup or fruit compote. RECIPES: Pigs in a Blanket - Fry up sausage links. Mix Julia's Pantry Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle Mix according to directions. After you remove the hot cake off the griddle, roll the sausage link into it. Make 4 pigs in a blanket and top with your favorite syrup. Chocolate Chip Pancakes - A kid favorite. Mix Julia's Pantry Buttermilk Pancake Mix according to directions. Stir in 1/2 - 3/4 cup of mini chocolate chips. Cook on griddle. Chocolaty Delicious! Banana Walnut Pancakes - Mix up a batch of Julia's Pantry Buttermilk Pancake Mix and stir in 1-2 mashed bananas. Cook according to directions. Top with additional banana slices, chopped walnuts, and Maple Syrup.