Cinnamon Orange Pancakes

Cinnamon Orange Pancakes

(6 servings)    Printable Version
  • 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.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Cinnamon Orange Pancakes?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 8 votes.


From amanda72
Rating (out of 5):  

I switch the amounts of wheat flour and all-purpose flour and it makes a fluffier pancake without too much of whole wheat flavor. That's the only change I make and it's great.

Comment submitted: 4/19/2012 (#13822)



From ChefExperiment
Rating (out of 5):  

The whole wheat flour overpowers the orange and the pancakes tasted tooo healthy! :(

Comment submitted: 3/14/2011 (#12291)



From Stanny
Rating (out of 5):  

I had to sprinkle in about two more heaping Tablespoons of flour at the end to get a good batter consistency. Other than that, good recipe.

Comment submitted: 10/13/2010 (#11379)



From Badgers
Rating (out of 5):  

I loved it. Thanks. We'll make it again sometime.

Comment submitted: 10/8/2010 (#11352)



From Pop 'N Fresh

Took advice about topping with orange marmalade and it was great. Question though... could I heat orange marmalade and then use it as a topping. That would be great if I could.

Comment submitted: 10/7/2010 (#11348)



From Lizzie
Rating (out of 5):  

These were terrific, thanks! Fluffy and flavorful - I had them with Smart Balance and a pop of powdered sugar.

Comment submitted: 9/24/2010 (#11278)



From Henriette
Rating (out of 5):  

Just made some for myself, and they were brilliant! Even came out well without milk, but you should use less baking powder.

Comment submitted: 3/13/2010 (#10048)



From Roman
Rating (out of 5):  

Made them for my boys, forgot the sugar, they loved them anyway - with butter and blue agave syrup.

Comment submitted: 1/5/2010 (#9395)



From jg007
Rating (out of 5):  

Came out somewhat "gluelike" but were good when reheated in the toaster.

Comment submitted: 11/7/2006 (#664)





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