Sift together dry ingredients. Beat eggs, add buttermilk and shortening, then add to dry ingredients gradually, beating until smooth. Let set for 10 minutes.
Pour about 1/4 cup batter into a hot greased griddle(or waffle iron) and cook until the top is full of tiny bubbles and the underside is brown. Turn and brown on other side. Serve with your favorite blueberry syrup or hot Maple cinnamon syrup and lots of melted butter..mMMmmm