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Low-Cholesterol Pancakes Recipe

Low-Cholesterol Pancakes Recipe

"When my husband and I developed high cholesterol, I found this wonderful way to convert our favorite pancake recipe," says Dorothy Anne Adams of Valier, Montana. "These pancakes are light, tender and slightly sweet."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients. In another bowl, combine the buttermilk, oil and vanilla; add to dry ingredients. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; fold into batter.
  • 2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray. Turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is lightly browned. Yield: 12 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 each) equals 104 calories, 5 g fat (0 saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.