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Airy Applesauce Pancakes

These airy applesauce pancakes are fluffy, naturally sweet, and comforting - perfect for a weekend breakfast! Pancakes can be a great vessel for incorporating fruit for both adults and kids. These ones use applesauce to provide a comforting taste of fall, and it also provides some moisture that pairs well with the whole grain white whole wheat flour to provide a nice texture to the pancakes. Enjoy topped with maple syrup (sugar-free works too!), nut-butter or sunflower butter, yogurt, additional applesauce, and/or fruit! These pancakes provide a healthy source of energy to kick-start your day along with dietary fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Store in the fridge for up to 2-3 days or freeze in a freezer-safe bag to enjoy another day.

Servings: 6 servings

Individual Portion: 2 pancakes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15-20 minutes


2 large eggs

8 ounces unsweetened applesauce (*can use two 4-oz cups)

1/2 cup 1%/skim milk or non-dairy milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup white whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 heaping teaspoon cinnamon

Oil spray or margarine or butter for cooking


1. In a medium bowl, beat the 2 eggs. Add the applesauce, milk or non-dairy milk, and vanilla extract. Mix well.

2. Add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon to the batter. Mix well to combine.

3. Coat a non-stick skillet, cast iron pan, or griddle with oil spray, margarine, or butter. Heat the pan or griddle over medium heat.

4. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, scoop the batter onto the pan or griddle to create small, round pancakes. Spread the pancakes evenly and to a similar thickness. Cook for about 3-5 minutes until you see bubbles form on the batter or edges are set.

5. Using a spatula, carefully flip the pancakes and cook for another 3-5 minutes until both sides are cooked through and lightly browned.

6. Serve immediately with toppings or keep warm on a baking sheet in a 175-200 degree F oven.

Nutrition Facts: Serving size: 2 pancakes | Calories: 116 | Total Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 62 mg | Sodium: 96 mg | Total Carbs: 21 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 5 g | Protein: 6 g


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