Whole Wheat Pancakes Recipe

Pancake, a thin, flat; round cake prepared from a batter and cooked on frying pan, is probably one of the most widespread and common cereal food taken in prehistoric societies, and is now considered to be one of the most consumed food products in the breakfast. Its shape varies from country to country and society to society.

Most of the people prefer having pancakes in the breakfast rather than taking bacon or sausages, as many of the people believe that pancake is far healthier food as compared to sausages and bacon.

This article will guide the users on how to make a delicious and traditional ‘Whole Wheat Pancake’ without a great deal of fuss.

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 50 min
Yield: 4 – 5 servings
Utensils: Frying pan, large bowl, spoon and knife.

Calories: 92
Fat: 4.03 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg

Whole wheat flour: 1 cup
All-purpose flour: 2/3 cup
Wheat germ: 1/3 cup
Baking powder: 1 1/2 teaspoons
Baking soda: 1/2 teaspoon
Brown sugar: 2 tablespoons
Salt: 1 teaspoon
Unsalted butter: 5 1/3 tablespoons
Buttermilk: 2 1/2 cups
Eggs, beaten: 2
Unsalted butter: 3 tablespoons


  • 1

    Take a large bowl. Add the whole wheat flour, white flour, oats or wheat germ, baking soda, baking powder, brown sugar and salt in it, and combine the ingredients properly.

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    Flour mixture
  • 2

    Take the butter, and cut it into small pieces with any knife. Add the butter in the large bowl that has the flour mixture. Stir it together until the mixture becomes thick and gives a sand-like consistency.

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    Add Butter to Flour Mixture
  • 3

    Now, by using your fingers, separate the flour-butter mixture from the centre, making a hole all the way down to the base of the bowl. Add the buttermilk and eggs in the centre, and stir it together properly until the flour-butter mixture is fully mixed together with the eggs and buttermilk.

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    Mix batter
  • 4

    Now take a frying pan, and heat it over medium heat. Grease the surface of the pan with 1 tablespoon of oil or butter. Now spread the batter onto the surface of the frying pan with a spoon to form a 4 inch pancake. Once bubbles starts to form at the top of the pancake, flip them over and fry the other side for around 2 minutes. Place the cooked pancakes in a plate, and serve as you need.

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    Frying Pancakes

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