Easy Whole Wheat Pancakes

Pancakes. My other favorite food that I can eat a ton of, no matter the time of day. I went on a run this morning and really needed a good, hearty breakfast to fill me up. This recipe is awesome because you can change it up and add what you want. You can use all whole wheat flour but I suggest half all-purpose because they are fluffier and taste better in my opinion. So come on! Grab a cup of coffee and make breakfast with me.

What you will need: 

1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 large egg
3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter (plus more for pan)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Toppings: maple syrup, nuts, chocolate chips, butter, fruit, whatever you want!

In a large bowl, whisk together flours, cinnamon, baking powder and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, egg, butter and vanilla. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and slowly pour in the wet ingredients. Whisk until combined. The batter is really thick. If it’s too thick for your liking, just add a little more milk.

Heat a large skillet or griddle until hot. Brush with butter. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the heated skillet or griddle. When the edges look dry, flip over to cook the other side, about another minute or two. Serve hot with desired toppings! Enjoy!


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