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Apple Ham Hotcakes

 Apple Ham Hotcakes
Hearty ham, sweet applesauce and a hint of caraway flavor these light buttermilk pancakes from Kelly Thornberry of La Porte, Indiana. "They're so delicious, I often serve them hot off the griddle without syrup," she explains.
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed, optional
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup chunky applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • Warm maple syrup, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients and caraway seeds
  • if desired. In a small bowl, beat the egg, buttermilk, applesauce,
  • and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in
  • ham.
  • Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn
  • when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is
  • golden brown. Serve with syrup if desired. Yield: 15 pancakes.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 239 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 983 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.