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Low-Cholesterol Pancakes

"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.
  • Makes
    12 pancakes

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
2 pancakes: 210 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.

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  • vsa
    Feb 8, 2018

    Not bad. Very fluffy,

  • slmacbeth
    Jan 23, 2018

    Not bad. Very fluffy, but I didn't find them particularly flavorful.

  • Linnie189
    Jan 5, 2010

    I would definitely use this recipe again. My husband loved it.