How to Get Perfectly Round Pancakes Every Single Time

No more lopsided short stacks


Burned eggs, greasy bacon and lumpy, misshapen pancakes that look like a seventh-grade science experiment? There’s no time for that--breakfast is the most important meal of the day, dammit! Up your game with this simple pancake hack that turns out a stack of perfectly round flapjacks every time.

What you need: All of your normal pancake ingredients, a funnel and a clean, empty ketchup squeeze bottle.

What you do: Mix the pancake batter as usual, then funnel it into the ketchup bottle. Carefully squeeze the batter into a heated, greased frying pan until your pancake is the size you want.

What you get: Perfectly round pancakes. Bon appétit.

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From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.