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Flaxseed Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe

Flaxseed Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe

Sharon Hansen of Pontiac, Illinois, says, “I came up with this healthy and really tasty recipe because my husband loves pancakes.” They have a great texture and cinnamon taste. —Sharon Hansen, Pontiac, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash salt
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolk, buttermilk, brown sugar, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat egg white on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter.
  • 3. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown. Yield: 4 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 273 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.

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patticakes527 User ID: 4372399 254699
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2016

"My husband says he believes these are the BEST pancakes he's ever eaten! Plus, we're trying to eat healthy, so- it's a "win-win"! I like mine topped with honey and walnuts."

homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 250023
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2016

"Excellent pancake, love the healthy addition of flaxseed! I added blueberries."

debruble User ID: 2584830 107397
Reviewed May. 13, 2014

"These were fantastic! I have tried several healthy versions of pancakes and this one is the winner!"

dareichard User ID: 4000646 114761
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"YUM! Great texture and taste. I served them with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and fresh mixed berries on top"

AnnetteDazzling User ID: 7297286 105514
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

"Surprisingly tasty spread with cream cheese and syrup. Double the recipe to feed more than 2 though."

rogue6175 User ID: 4683477 94063
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

"These were sooo good, my 20 month old couldn't eat enough (literally I had to cut her off). I also ground up the flax seeds, used old fashioned oats, and I realized halfway into the recipe I was out of eggs and it turned out perfect and delicious."

anmornay User ID: 4994008 89700
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2011

"This is one of the best pancake recipes I've make in a long time. Will make again and again. I put apple syrup and strawberries on top. Yum!!"

danielleylee User ID: 4484886 141871
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011 Edited Feb. 23, 2014

"3/2011 These have a perfect flavor. I added some frozen blueberries once they were on the griddle and it was a perfect addition!! Update 2/23/14 I made this recipe again today! But with out the blueberries! I just love TOH recipes. It was funny I went to review this recipe and saw that I have but in 2011. This just goes to show how much I love making their recipes, that i have made so many...I forgot which ones I make after awhile."

l2bake User ID: 2030987 114759
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2010

"The flavor is excellent!"

rhiler User ID: 2066529 175090
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2010

"I can't believe how great these taste for being so healthy. I will be making these again."

judithbalistreri User ID: 752973 176403
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2009

"These pancakes are absolutely delicious! Even cold! I used ground flax seed to get the most nutrition. My family loves them. I have served them over and over."

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