Blue Ribbon Maple-Apple Pancakes
Recipe by: Dietitians of Canada
Who loves pancakes? (Ok, everyone can put their hands down now). Whether you call them flapjacks, batter bombs or just plain old pancakes, they can be a delicious way to start your day. Top them with pears, berries, bananas, or your favourite fruit!
- ¾ cup all-purpose flour
- ¾ cup whole-wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1 apple, peeled, cored and grated
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- ½ cup pure maple syrup, for serving
- Large bowl
- Whisk or fork
- Nonstick skillet or griddle
- Place a large non-stick skillet or griddle on the stove and turn the heat onto medium.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
- Make a hole in the center and add the yogurt, milk and eggs and whisk until blended.
- Add apples and blend well.
- Add butter to skillet. When melted, measure out 1/3 cup batter and pour it onto the hot pan, leaving an inch between pancakes.
- Cook until bubbles appear on the surface, about 2 to 3 minutes.
- Flip the pancake over and cook until springy to the touch and golden underneath.
- Transfer to plates and serve with maple syrup (optional).