How to Make Healthy Whole Wheat Blueberry or Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe

Looking to add a little fiber to your fluffy goodness?

Everybody loves a good soft fluffy pancake, is one that tastes great and is good for you really possible? Yes, yes it is. With this healthy whole wheat pancake recipe you can start your family's breakfast off with a nutritious base. With the addition of fresh blueberries or a little bit of dark chocolate chips, you can boost the flavor and the health benefits even more! Don't be intimidated by the whole wheat, but if you are don't worry either these pancakes have a bit of all-purpose flour to balance it out a bit! These pancakes are perfect for kids who are picky eaters, they won't even realize they are eating whole wheat!

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 and 1/2 cups Low fat buttermilk or 1% milk, Buttermilk is highly reccomended
  • 1 tablespoon Light vegetable oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1/2 cup Fresh bluberries, Optional
  • 1/2 cup Mini dark chocolate chips, Optional
  • Maple syrup or butter, To serve
  1. With a whisk, mix the flours with the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In another bowl whisk the buttermilk, oil, egg, and egg white. Then add to the flour mixture, combining until just mixed.
  3. Now add the fresh blueberries or chocolate chips, which are optional. You can also add them to each pancake as they cook.
  4. Spoon 1/4 cup of batter onto a hot non-stick griddle, cooking on the first side for about 2 minutes on medium heat (until the edges are set and bubble form on the top), then flip the pancake over carefully and cook on the other side for another few minutes. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  5. Serve with maple syrup, butter, or any of your favorite toppings. Enjoy.
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howardyoung 4 years ago from California

I can never get the batter to cook very well around the blue berries. Any tips?

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