Whole Wheat Oatmeal Flaxseed Pancakes

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Sharon Hansen

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@nairotci

My husband loves pancakes and waffles. I wanted to make something a bit healthier. I came across a pancake recipe that he wouldn't have eaten with the ingredients in it, so I deleted those and added some others and ended up with this. We love them and so do my guests. Flax seeds are not only healthy, but they also taste great! I use pure maple syrup on mine because anything else masks the wonderful flavor of the pancakes. The recipe can be halved or doubled. I sent this recipe in to "Cooking for Two" and it was published in Fall 2008.

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Looking to lighten up your morning breakfast? Give these no-guilt pancakes a try. With whole grains, flaxseed, and just a hint of sugar, this easy pancake recipe makes you feel like you're starting the day right. The batter is sticky and a bit thick but don't let that fool you. The pancakes turn out light and tender. Drizzle with honey or real maple syrup for an amazing breakfast.

Note: Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup for equal sized pancakes. Then use the back of a spoon to spread the batter out a little. Set your griddle to 325 (or stove to a medium-heat) so the batter has plenty of time to cook the grains all the way through. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 2/3 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 c
    old-fashioned or quick oatmeal
  • 2 Tbsp
    whole flaxseeds
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt (omit if using salted butter)
  • 1 large
    egg, separated
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 Tbsp
    packed brown sugar or raw sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil or melted butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Whole Wheat Oatmeal Flaxseed Pancakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix dry ingredients.
  2. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients except for egg white.
  3. Whip egg white until fluffy.
  4. Fold into batter.
  5. Cook on a hot griddle on both sides until deep golden brown. Yield (8) 4-inch pancakes

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About Whole Wheat Oatmeal Flaxseed Pancakes

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Breakfast In Bed
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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