A Simple Whole Wheat Pancakes Recipe for All to Try

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Delicious and tasty alternatives to the traditional pancake are the whole wheat pancakes. A wholesome alternative that is thick, filling and fluffy. Unlike other pancakes that are full of unhealthy carbohydrates, bleached flours and refined grains.


Whole wheat is fantastic for you. Wheat is grown worldwide and is harvested and cultivated more than any other crop. If you would like to drastically increase your health, introducing whole wheat into your diet will most certainly help with this. Offering many nutrients and benefits and helping to decrease illness and disease.


Whole wheat pancakes contain a huge array of vitamins and minerals. Three main parts offer this rich supply of vitamins and minerals, the main being Endosperm which is an admirable resource of carbohydrates and protein. These help your body to build and maintain muscle. The outer layer of whole wheat is referred to as bran.


This contains a huge supply of iron and zinc. The smallest part of the whole grain is the seed. This contains a rich array of vitamins, all of which are good for you. Great sources of B vitamins are found in the seed. Whole wheat provides great benefits for your heart, and overall health. Many breakfast cereals contain whole wheat.


In recent times, with this addition of whole wheat being manufactured into cereals makes a huge statement as to its benefits to your health and well-being. With the use of this knowledge, opt out of a traditional pancake for breakfast and choose a healthy whole-wheat pancake instead. These pancakes will help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, and also help with lowering the risk of diabetes and obesity.


Below is an example pancake recipe


Make approximately four to five servings


You Will Need:


2/3 cups of all-purpose flour


1 cup of whole wheat flour


1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder


½ teaspoon baking soda


1/3 cup of wheat germ


1 tablespoon of salt


2 tablespoons of brown sugar


1 teaspoon of salt


2 large eggs, beaten


3 tablespoons of unsalted butter


2 ½ cups of buttermilk


5 1/3 tablespoons of unsalted butter


Heat a griddle or a pan and heat small amounts of batter. When the top starts to bubble, flip and cook the other side until golden brown. Instead of adding unhealthy amounts of syrups on top of your pancakes, add lemon juice or a natural sweetener like sugar cane. Try heating up some berries and making hot compote add, perfect on a cold, crisp morning.


Have some fun with the children and make different shapes with the batter, an example of this is to use the batter and make two eyes and a mouth, heat, then add more butter on top, when you flip you will have a smiley face. Or pipe some fun words with the butter into the pan, heat then add more butter on top, flip over and when your are finished you will have a pancake with a word on it. Don't just eat these delightful whole wheat pancakes for breakfast. They are a perfect snack at any time of the day, even for a quick healthy dinner.

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This article was published on 2011/03/29