The revamped recipe features “fresh buttermilk, real eggs, flour, and a hint of vanilla,” embracing the demand from consumers for better-tasting food with real ingredients, USA Today reported. The pancakes are reportedly 50 percent fluffier and might give your favorite homemade pancakes a run for their money.
Changing the pancake recipe took three years, and the ingredients required to make the new pancakes costs franchisees $5 million more.
“Good isn't good enough anymore for the average American,” said Sharon Lykins, senior director of product innovation for Denny's. “The customers liked [the pancakes] fine. But there wasn't anything special about them that said, ‘I’ve gotta go to Denny's to have pancakes.’”