Preheat griddle or large skillet (if electric) to 375°F. Grease lightly with oil. Griddle is ready when small drops of water sizzle and disappear almost immediately. In a large bowl mix dry ingredients together, add egg, milk and butter or margarine. Beat well after each addition. Pour 1/4 cup batter for each pancake onto the hot griddle. Cook 1 to1-1/2 minutes or until golden brown.
To make buttermilk buckwheat pancakes, use above recipe but add 1 tsp. baking soda substitute for buttermilk for milk.
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