Whole Wheat and Oats Pancakes
Stir together these whole wheat pancakes in minutes and top with sliced banana and walnuts, if you like. For a ready-to-heat breakfast, make them ahead, wrap well and refrigerate, then reheat for a few seconds in the microwave.Yield:
8 4-inch pancakes
1 tablespoon lemon juice, white or cider vinegar
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup regular or quick oats
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teapsoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons melted butter or vegetable oil
sliced banana and chopped walnuts, optional
- Stir together the milk and lemon juice or vinegar in a medium bowl or two-cup measuring cup. Let stand a few minutes for milk to curdle.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
- Whisk eggs and butter or oil into milk. Stir into dry mixture just until blended.
- Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle on medium heat. Scoop scant 1/4-cupfuls onto hot pan; top with banana and walnuts if desired. Cook about 2 minutes until bubbles rise to the top and burst, and bottoms are golden brown. Turn and cook second side until golden brown. Repeat to use all the batter. Serve warm with syrup if desired.
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