A sheet pancake, also known as a “pancake bake” or “pancake sheet,” is a large-format pancake cooked in a baking sheet or pan, then cut into squares or rectangles for easy serving.
The batter is poured into a greased and preheated baking sheet or pan, ensuring it spreads evenly across the surface. The size and thickness can be adjusted to fit the dimensions of the pan.
The sheet pancake is then baked in the oven until it rises, turns golden brown, and becomes light and fluffy, similar to regular pancakes. The result is a single, thick, and tender pancake with a slightly firmer texture compared to traditional round pancakes.
Once baked, the sheet pancake can be sliced into squares or rectangles, making it convenient for serving a larger group without the need for individual flipping or cooking of multiple pancakes.
Sheet pancakes can be served plain, topped with fresh fruit, drizzled with syrup, or enhanced with various toppings and spreads, catering to individual tastes and preferences.
This method of preparing pancakes allows for a quicker and simpler way to make a larger batch of pancakes, perfect for serving a crowd or for a hassle-free breakfast or brunch option.