Cinnamon Orange Pancakes

(6 servings)

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 large egg or egg substitute equivalent
  • 2 Tablespoons Wheat germ
  • 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest or finely grated peel
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • cooking spray
In a large mixing bowl, sift together the two flours with the wheat germ, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

In a separate medium bowl, beat the egg slightly. Add milk, orange juice and orange zest and mix well.

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just mixed and moistened.

Prepare a griddle or large skillet at medium-high heat with a coating of cooking spray.

Dollop batter onto hot surface in 1/4 cup amounts to make individual pancakes. Cook until bubbles begin to appear in the center of pancake. Flip and cook other side until golden brown.

Cinnamon Orange Pancakes

Photo of this recipe by J. Hudson (discovered on Twitter)

These are great with a little "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" and orange marmalade. They're also very nice with traditional butter and maple syrup. Enjoy!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank newjerseygal for this recipe.

Recipe number 1706. Submitted 4/7/2006.