Bran Griddle Cakes Recipe
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Bran Griddle Cakes Recipe

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You'd never guess there's bran in these moist, tasty pancakes that are drizzled with a sweet orange sauce. "My children are grown, but they still request this for breakfast when they come home," writes Marie Cockerham of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Your family will surely flip over these flapjacks, too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 cup All-Bran
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 272 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 432mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 fruit.


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat egg; stir in milk, orange peel and bran. Let stand for 1-2 minutes or until bran is softened. Add to dry ingredients; mix well.
  2. Pour by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot nonstick griddle; turn when bubbles from on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is golden brown.
  3. For syrup, combine sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Gradually stir in orange juice, butter and orange peel. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Remove from the heat; stir in chopped orange. Serve with pancakes. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Bran Griddle Cakes in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p13

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clairetsmith User ID: 2568725 73278
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2010

"My son and husband loved these pancakes. The added bran was a nice touch!"

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