500 gallons of batter prepared for pancake breakfast

It takes a lot of flour to make 500 gallons of pancake batter.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – There won’t be a shortage of Pancake Batter for the World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast feeding thousands in downtown Springfield Saturday morning.

Mercy Medical Center’s culinary staff spent hours converting flour and water into lots of pancake batter. The Medical center staff has been doing this for years. It takes a lot of flour to make 500 gallons of pancake batter.

Dennis Landry told 22News, “There was a whole skid of pancake batter dropped off, 50 cases, 300 five pound bags, so we have 1500, 5 pound bags, and 150 five pound bags.”

The 500 gallons of pancake batter being kept in a cool place until it’s needed on Main Street Saturday morning.

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