There’s no such thing as a bad pancake, but there are certainly some pancakes that are way better than others. One trick to better pancakes, according to Chef Frank Proto it comes down to two words: room temperature. Chef points out the key lies in the batter, and making sure all the ingredients are at room temperature before they’re added.
… And after the batter’s made you should then let it rest for at least five minutes — something a lot of us don’t do. This gives the batter time to relax and for all the lumps to smooth out naturally, giving the pancakes a nice, thick consistency, which in turn means they’ll be nice and fluffy. Here's his video: