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which is the best for flavoring pancakes? butter or butter spray?

I like the original butter I usually put in the pan to make that nice buttery taste but sometimes I'm left over with a lot of extra butter I don't need and the spray seems more chemical tasting to me...what do you think? Should I stick with the butter or spray?

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  1. Just put as much real butter as the spray does.
    Usually you should not put much in the begining.

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    1. My first thought was how could anybody be so parsimonious as to use a little spray when there should be multiple pats of butter on each pancake. Then I saw you were taking about greasing the pan. I don't have a dog in this fight. I use bacon grease.

        1. No debate.
          Use real butter- just less of it.
          If you save the butter wrappers and use that to grease your pan its the perfect amount.

          1. I use a stick of frozen butter, unwrapped at one end and just rub it all over the cooking surface as it heats. Just enough melts off to lightly coat the pan so things aren't greasy. I find frozen works better it doesn't get as messy for me. Repeat between pancakes as needed