Applesauce Pancakes
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray
  • Sugar-free maple syrup (optional)
  • Fresh fruit slices (optional)
  1. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and toasted wheat germ in a medium bowl; then make a well in center of mixture.
  2. Combine buttermilk, applesauce, oil, and beaten egg.
  3. Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Heat a nonstick griddle or nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. For each pancake, pour ¼ cup batter onto hot griddle, spreading to a 5-inch circle.
  5. Cook pancakes until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked; turn pancakes, and cook other side.
  6. Serve with maple syrup and fresh fruit, if desired.
Recipe by R MAC FITNESS at