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. 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

Test Kitchen Tips
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.

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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