Recipe: Oatmeal Pancakes with Apples and Cinnamon

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Oatmeal, Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

If you’re looking for a light and fluffy pancake, then you’re looking in the wrong place.

While these pancakes won’t rival your local pancake house version or my classic pancake recipe, they are guaranteed tender and flavorful, and packed with good-for-you oats.

Oatmeal, Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

Mr. Breakfast sums up the health benefits of choosing oatmeal for breakfast beautifully. Top on the list for me is that it can lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease. Both health issues run in my family.

But plain old oats can be plain old boring, so this morning I turned them into a pancake!

Oatmeal, Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

There is a trick to making sure these pancakes cook through and aren’t gooey in the middle. Instead of cooking them over a higher heat as you typically would, cook them over a medium heat.

They’ll take longer to finish, but you’ll have apples and oats that are tender and not crunchy.

Oatmeal, Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

Dripping with 100% maple syrup,  I can see these pancakes becoming a morning tradition in our house. Give them a try and let me know what you think, I love hearing from you. Simply leave a comment in the box below.

~Kristi

Oatmeal, Apple, Cinnamon Pancakes
 
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Shake It Up! You could swap half the apples for blueberries, but be sure to keep the apple. They add moisture to this pancake.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 packets stevia
  • 2 small apple, peeled and shredded
  • ½ tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 2 large egg whites
Instructions
  1. Comine oats, pastry flour, cinnamon and stevia in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
  3. Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Spray generously with cooking spray.
  4. Scoop ¼ of the mixture into the pan and gently spread out to a pancake shape in the pan.
  5. Allow to brown for 3 - 4 minutes on the first side, watching for burning.
  6. Flip and allow to brown on the second side for another 3 - 4 minutes.
  7. Pancakes are dense and moist, but shouldn't be gooey.
Notes
Food energy: 212kcal
Weight Watchers PointsPlus 5
Saturated fatty acids: 0.80g
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 1.71g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 1.19g
Total fat: 3.70g
Calories from fat: 33
Cholesterol: 2mg
Carbohydrate, by difference: 38.29g
Total dietary fiber: 5.45g
Protein: 8.66g
Total lipid (fat): 4.22g
Water: 133.45g
Ash: 2.07g
Total sugars: 11.20g
Calcium: 162mg
Iron: 1.74mg
Magnesium: 86mg
Phosphorus: 234mg
Potassium: 319mg
Sodium: 175mg
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 212

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