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Nutty Apple Pancakes

There’s no doubt mornings can be nutty, but this simple apple pancake recipe can help. Apples, pomegranate juice and dried tropical fruit make a delicious, nutrient filled combo and pecans add an excellent source of vitamin-E.

Nutty Apple Pancakes

Nutty Apple Pancakes

There’s no doubt mornings can be nutty, but this simple apple pancake recipe can help. Apples, pomegranate juice and dried tropical fruit make a delicious, nutrient filled combo and pecans add an excellent source of vitamin-E.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 3/4 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 large apple, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried tropical fruit, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat skillet or griddle over medium low heat; spray with cooking spray.
  2. Mix flours, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
  3. In separate bowl, combine milk, molasses, butter, eggs and applesauce. Stir in juice. Add flour mixture and stir until flour is moistened. Add apple, pecans, tropical fruit and cherries. Stir briefly.
  4. Spoon ¼ cup of batter onto skillet. Cook for 2-4 minutes, until underside is brown, edges are dry and bubbles form and pop in center of pancakes. Flip over and cook 1-2 minutes, until undersides are lightly browned.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 392Total Fat: 18.42gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 244mgCarbohydrates: 49.53gFiber: 4.91gProtein: 9.34g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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