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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

Ingredients

  • 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 egg, separated
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

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