Whole Wheat Oat Cakes

Whole Wheat Oat Cakes  — by Nishant Baxi
Whole Wheat Oat Cakes  — by Nishant Baxi

What You Need:

1 C of quick cooking oats

1/2 C of flour

1/2 C of whole wheat flour

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1 egg

2 C of buttermilk

2 tbsp canola oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

How to Make It:

Place the oats, both types of flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl and toss to combine.

Break the egg into a mixing bowl and beat lightly with a fork.

Whisk in the buttermilk, oil and vanilla.

Stir the mixture into the dry ingredients until just moistened through.

Heat a griddle over medium high heat.

Pour 1/4 C of the batter onto the hot griddle.

Cook 3 minutes or until bubbles begin to appear around the edges.

Turn and cook 2 additional minutes or until nicely browned.

Makes 4 servings

These pancakes are the tops when it comes to healthy breakfast eating. Don’t ruin it by adding syrup to them. Top them off with fresh berries instead.

Preparation Time: approximately 15 minutes

Cooking Time: approximately 5 minutes per batch

Total Time: approximately 20 minutes per batch

Nutritional Information: (approximate value per 3 pancake serving) Calories 328; Fat11g; Saturated Fat 2g; Carbohydrates 45g; Fiber 4g; Protein 12g; Cholesterol 4558mg; Sodium 509mg