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Apple Ham Hotcakes Recipe

Apple Ham Hotcakes Recipe

Hearty ham, sweet applesauce and a hint of caraway flavor these light buttermilk pancakes from Kelly Thornberry of La Porte, Indiana. "They're so delicious, I often serve them hot off the griddle without syrup," she explains.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed, optional
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup chunky applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • Warm maple syrup, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients and caraway seeds if desired. In a small bowl, beat the egg, buttermilk, applesauce, and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in ham.
  • 2. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; turn when bubbles form on top of pancakes. Cook until second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup if desired. Yield: 15 pancakes.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 239 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 983mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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Julie_1 User ID: 4874645 203993
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"Too salty"

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