Why would you ever buy pancake mixes when you can so easily make your own, more wholesome pancakes? These whole-wheat pancakes are light, tasty and very low on fat. Add some chopped berries if you like, and serve with warmed fruit compote or maple syrup. Just steer clear of butter! Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
2 tbsp honey
Whisk whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, combine egg, buttermilk and honey. Make a well in dry ingredients and stir in egg and buttermilk mixture.
Allow batter to rest for a few minutes.
Preheat griddle to 375 degrees or set a nonstick frying pan to medium-high heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls on to griddle or pan. Cook until the edges begin to dry and bubbles appear in the pancakes. Flip and cook for 1-2 minutes more.
Makes 8 pancakes.
Per 2 pancake serving: Calories 188, Calories from Fat 21, Total Fat 2.3g (sat 0.8g), Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 236mg, Carbohydrate 34.2g, Fiber 3.7g, Protein 7.6g
You can find more recipes in our listing of low fat breakfast recipes.