Breakfast Recipe – Apple Pancakes

Looking for a healthy weekend breakfast recipe?

Try out this recipe for whole grain buttermilk spiced apple pancakes!  Apples are high in fiber and antioxidants, both of which make them great for heart and digestive health.


baking powder – 2 tsp

baking soda – 2 tsp

fat free egg substitue – 0.5 cup

apples, finely chopped – 2 cups

ground cinnamon – 1 tsp

ground nutmeg – 1/8 tsp

honey – 1 tbsp

lemon juice – 2 tsp

molasses – 1 tbsp

reduced fat buttermilk – 2 cups

trans fat free, lite margarine – 1 tbsp

unbleached all purpose flour – 1 cup

whole wheat flour – 1 cup



1. Combine the whole wheat flour, all purpose white flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl; stir well.

2. Combine the buttermilk, honey, molasses, margarine, lemon juice, and egg substitute in a small bowl; stir well.

3. Add the flour mixture to liquid mixture, stirring until smooth. Fold in the chopped apples. Do not overmix. Let the mixture stand 5 minutes.

4. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter onto a hot nonstick griddle. Turn the pancakes when the tops are covered with bubbles and the edges look cooked.