Apple and Flax Pancakes


Apple and Flax Pancakes

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    Flax seed adds fiber to these delicious apple pancakes. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 12
    1 ¼ c. all-purpose flour
    ⅓ c. coarsely ground flax seed
    3 tbsp. sugar
    1 tbsp. baking powder
    ½ tsp. salt
    ¼ tsp. cinnamon
    1 dash(es) nutmeg
    2 eggs, separated, with whites beaten stiffly
    1 ¼ c. 2% milk
    3 tbsp. butter, melted
    1 c. shredded peeled and cored apple

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      1. In a large bowl, combine flour, ground flax, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
      2. In a medium bowl, lightly beat together the egg yolks, milk and melted butter.
      3. Add liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients. Stir until just combined.
      4. Shred the apple and add to the batter. Stir until just combined.
      5. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
      6. Preheat griddle or heavy fry pan to medium heat. Lightly grease pan or spray with nonstick vegetable spray.
      7. Using a 1/3-cup measure, pour batter onto pan.
      8. Cook pancakes until bubbles appear on the surface, about 1 minute.
      9. Turn pancakes over and brown on the other side.

      Nutrition facts


      278 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 12g
      • Cholesterol: 75mg
      • Sodium: 470mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
      • Protein: 8g

      Recipe Source:

      Family Favourites Flax cookbook.