Whole Wheat Oat Cakes

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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:

  1. Place the oats, both types of flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl and toss to combine.
  2. Break the egg into a mixing bowl and beat lightly with a fork.
  3. Whisk in the buttermilk, oil and vanilla.
  4. Stir the mixture into the dry ingredients until just moistened through.
  5. Heat a griddle over medium high heat.
  6. Pour 1/4 C of the batter onto the hot griddle.
  7. Cook 3 minutes or until bubbles begin to appear around the edges.
  8. 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