Skip the boxed kind and make up your own batch of homemade pancake mix, made with just five ingredients including whole grain flour.
I like to make pancakes from scratch. But frankly, sometimes I don’t feel like hauling out all the ingredients. So I started making my own instant mix. Then all I need to do is add egg, milk, and butter, and we can have weekday pancakes without much fuss.
This recipe goes halfsies with all-purpose and whole wheat flour, but feel free to use all whole wheat or all-purpose if you prefer. I don’t add any added sugar to my homemade pancakes since my kids eat them with real maple syrup. If you like sweeter hot cakes, add a couple tablespoons of brown or white sugar to the mix.
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To make a batch of pancakes, whisk 1 egg in a medium bowl. Add one cup of pancake mix, 1/2 cup milk (more if you prefer thinner batter), and 2 tablespoons melted butter (slightly cooled). Stir just until combined, do not overmix. Fold in any additional mix-in like blueberries, banana slices, or chocolate chips. While batter is resting, heat a griddle over medium heat and brush with butter. Scoop the batter onto the griddle in 1/4-1/3 cup portions, flip when top is bubbly and underside is lightly browned.
Serving Size: 1/20 of recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 148Saturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 262mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gProtein: 5g
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