Power Pancakes

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I was inspired by my yummy Power Waffles recipe that the whole family loves, to develop an equally delicious power pancakes recipe! The results are fantastic! I made them on the weekend, then froze them on baking sheets and popped them into freezer bags, so that I all need to do is pop them in the toaster for a fast, warm, and hearty weekday breakfast. Top with a drizzle of maple syrup and some additional berries. Recipes makes 22 pancakes.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup ground flax
  • 1 cup large flake oats, ground (by using a mini food-processor)
  • 1 tsp kosher (coarse) salt
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups 1% milk or almond milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted – plus more for cooking the pancakes.
  • 1 cup large flake oats
  • 1 large banana, diced small
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients (flours, flax, ground oats, salt, and baking powder) and blend together with a whisk.
  2. In another bowl, combine the wet ingredients (maple syrup, eggs, vanilla, milk and coconut oil).
  3. Combine wet ingredients into dry, folding to blend all ingredients together until completely incorporated.
  4. Fold in oats, banana and blueberries.
  5. Heat a large skillet to medium to medium-high.
  6. Add about 1 tsp coconut oil to the pan for cooking the pancakes.
  7. Using a large cookie scoop (3 tbsp capacity) scoop dough into skillet (3-4 depending on size) and spread slightly with a knife to desired thickness. Cook 2-3 minutes per side or until fully cooked through and golden on each side.
  8. Remove pancakes to a parchment lined baking sheet.
  9. Continue cooking pancakes, adding more coconut oil as needed for each batch.
  10. To freeze pancakes, place on a small parchment lined baking sheet (using parchment in between layers if needed). Place in the freezer for a few hours until pancakes are fully frozen. Transfer pancakes to freezer bags and store until ready to use. To re-heat, place in a toaster or toaster oven until heated through.
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