2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup shortening, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine the egg, milk and shortening; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Pour batter by 1/4 cupful onto a greased hot griddle. Turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes; cook until the second side is golden brown.