1. Food

Basic Low Fat Pancakes

By

Basic Low Fat Pancakes

Basic Low Fat Pancakes

Fiona Haynes
Whip up a batch of pancakes in no time with this basic pancake recipe. You can adjust it by switching buttermilk in for milk. If you do, add a 1/2 tsp of baking soda to the recipe. I like to add some chopped fruit to the batter. Some chopped pears in fall make a nice addition. If you do this, add a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon to the dry ingredients. However you choose to adapt this basic pancakes recipe, if at all, your family will appreciate homemade pancakes over those made from a mix, or heated up from a box of frozen pancakes. Enjoy with a drizzle of good-quality maple syrup.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 1/3 cups nonfat milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation:

Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk egg oil, milk and vanilla extract in a small bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and stir well.

Heat a griddle to 375 degrees. Pour ¼ cup batter for each pancake. Cook until bubbles form and the edges appear dry. Then flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Makes 12 pancakes.

Serves 4-6

Per Pancake: Calories 88, Calories from Fat 15, Total Fat 1.6g (sat 0.2g), Cholesterol 18mg, Sodium 97mg, Carbohydrate 15.5g, Fiber 0.4g, Protein 2.7g

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Low Fat Cooking
  4. Breakfast Recipes
  5. Basic Low Fat Pancakes

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.