Whole Wheat Applesauce Pancake Recipe

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The homemade goodness of applesauce and pancakes come together in this delicious dish that your family will love!

Chunky unsweetened applesauce, cinnamon and whole wheat pastry flour combine to create a flavorful breakfast treat. You might consider substituting the applesauce with finely diced apples; which would enhance the flavor even more.

Top these tasty pancakes with a drizzle of maple syrup, sweet apple butter or fresh fruit and....enjoy!

Whole Wheat Applesauce Pancake Recipe


1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (or substitute all-purpose white)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
1 cup nonfat buttermilk
1/4 cup unsweetened chunky applesauce
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 large egg, lightly beaten & room temperature
Pam© Cooking spray

  • In a medium bowl: Combine flour, baking soda, salt and wheat germ together; make a well in center of mixture. 
  • In another bowl: Mix buttermilk, applesauce, oil, egg and cinnamon together. Pour buttermilk mixture into center of dry ingredients. Stir just until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Coat a nonstick griddle or skillet with cooking spray. Heat pan over medium heat. 
  • Pour 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle, spreading to a 5-inch circle. 
  • Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked; turn pancakes, and cook other side. 

Recipe adapted from Diabetic Connect


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  3. Hey, I like cookies a lot and I like to experiment with different cook's. I try this recipe this weekend. Thank so sweet thanks for the recipe to make cookies.

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