Sara Dhanani

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Pancakes

In Breakfast/Brunch, Favorite Recipes on October 24, 2010 at 5:25 pm

Country Gourmet’s whole wheat pancakes

Total time: 25 minutes

Servings: Makes 8 to 10 pancakes

Note: Adapted from Country Gourmet in Sunnyvale, Calif.

1 cup (4.25 ounces) all-purpose flour

1 cup (4.5 ounces) whole wheat flour

2 tablespoons cornmeal

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup egg whites (about 4 egg whites)

3 tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups buttermilk

1/4 cup butter, melted

1. In a large bowl, sift together the all-purpose flour, wheat flour, cornmeal, salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.

2. In a blender, purée the egg whites, honey, vanilla, buttermilk and melted butter until thoroughly combined, about 30 seconds.

3. Gently whisk the dry and liquid ingredients together to form a batter. This makes about 5 cups batter.

4. Heat a griddle or large skillet over medium-low heat. Ladle 1/4th-cups of the batter to form each pancake. Cook until puffed and golden brown, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes on each side.

Each of 10 pancakes: 185 calories; 6 grams protein; 29 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 6 grams fat; 3 grams saturated fat; 14 mg. cholesterol; 8 grams sugar; 527 mg. sodium.

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