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Hearty Hotcakes Recipe

Hearty Hotcakes Recipe

In her Everett, Ontario kitchen, Nancy Horsburgh blends buttermilk with cornmeal and two kinds of flour to make these filling pancakes that are sure to wake up your family and keep 'em going until lunch. The oats give these golden hotcakes a bit of crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Maple syrup or topping of your choice


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In a small bowl, beat egg, buttermilk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup or topping of your choice. Yield: 16 hotcakes.

Nutritional Facts

2 hotcakes (calculated without toppings) equals 222 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Hearty Hotcakes

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Reviewed Feb. 21, 2016

"These are delicious. It's maple syrup season so l'll be making these a lot in the next few weeks. Janet. VFE"

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"These hotcakes are a family favorite. The butter makes them crisp and the oatmeal adds texture."

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