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Whole Wheat Pancakes

Updated on December 25, 2019
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Ashly shares food made with love! A self-taught mom chef of three boys, she comes from a long line of amazing homemakers with food flair!

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Tis better to have eaten a pancake than never to have eaten a pancake at all.

— Alfred Lord Denny'son

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: serves 4 people 3 pancakes


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • cooking spray, (optional..may use vegetable oil, butter, margarine, coconut oil, etc to grease pan)
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons milk

Mix Dry Ingredients First

Dry Ingredients
Dry Ingredients

Step 1: Mix Dry Ingredients

The key to perfectly mixed pancakes is all about how you do it.

First, mix all the dry ingredients together in a separate mixing bowl

Flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon,

set aside

Mix Wet Ingredients

Let the Littles Help
Let the Littles Help

Step 2: Mix Wet Ingredients

Next, Mix wet ingredients together. Eggs, milk, vanilla, melted Butter

Combine & Mix

Channel frustrations into mixing power!
Channel frustrations into mixing power!

Step 3

Pour Wet Ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until smooth.

If the batter seems too thick, add a splash of milk to thin it out.

Thick batter, thick pancakes

Thin batter, thinner pancakes

Hot Cakes!

Popping bubbles Time to Flip
Popping bubbles Time to Flip

Step 4

Heat Skillet or pan on medium heat.

Spray/Coat with cooking spray or oil

Once pan is hot add pancake batter using a 1/4 measuring cup. (This makes perfectly sized pancakes!)

You will know it is time to flip pancakes when bubbles appear all over the pancake and begin to pop!

Pancake should lift easily from pan to flip

Flipped Pancake Perfection
Flipped Pancake Perfection

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Serve and Enjoy

Now that you have made perfect pancakes

add any assortment of toppings and enjoy!

We like to add strawberries, blueberries, whip cream.

or Peanut Butter and syrup

and of course the classic butter and syrup.

No matter how you eat them, they will hit the spot

Pancake Toppings

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