Think you’re the master of pancakes? If you aren’t cooking them in bacon grease, you still have a lot to learn.

Next time you whip up a batch, prepare the skillet with bacon grease instead of butter or oil. This trick from PureWow makes your pancakes crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, and all-around delicious.

Need a recipe to experiment with? Try our favorite buttermilk pancakes.

This unexpected secret ingredient will make your homemade pancakes taste incredible
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