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Whole Wheat Almond Cranberry Pancakes

January 6, 2016

Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes are made with 100% whole wheat flour and are 100% delicious!

Okay. Confession time. I hardly ever make pancakes for breakfast. Whenever I’m craving a sweet breakfast, we always make our family-favourite Fluffiest Waffles.  Because they’re just so darn fluffy and delicious!

But, sometimes you gotta break out of your box. And pancakes deserve some love too! Especially because pancakes are so easily stuffed with deliciousness like shaved almonds and sweet tart cranberries, which really ups the yum factor.

Slivered almonds provide a satisfying crunch, and the cranberries are soft pockets of flavour in these Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes - a delicious Saturday morning breakfast.

I’d say Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes have a yum factor of 10.

AND they’re healthier than your average pancake from 100% whole wheat flour.

They come together easily – whisk together the wet ingredients, then whisk together your dry ingredients, and gently fold together. Make sure the ingredients are just moistened – those lumps and pockets of flour will create a fluffy and light pancake.

Slivered almonds provide a satisfying crunch, and the cranberries are soft pockets of flavour in these Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes - a delicious Saturday morning breakfast.

The other secret is to drop batter onto a medium-hot greased griddle (or frying pan) and cook for just 2-3 minutes, until bubbles form, flip, and then cook another 1-2 minutes. Overdone pancakes are not fun for anyone!

Slivered almonds provide a satisfying crunch, and the cranberries are soft pockets of flavour. Douse a stack of these Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes with real maple syrup, sprinkle a few more slivered almonds, and you have yourself a perfect Saturday morning breakfast.

Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes | breakfast for dinner

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Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes are made with 100% whole wheat flour and 100% delicious!
Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Slivered almonds provide a satisfying crunch, and the cranberries are soft pockets of flavour in these Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes - a delicious Saturday morning breakfast.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 2
Author: breakfast for dinner
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • handful slivered almonds toasted, optional
  • handful dried cranberries
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, and baking powder.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, milk, vanilla, and melted butter.
  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in all wet ingredients. Stir until just combined. Gently fold in almonds and cranberries.
  4. On a lightly greased griddle or frying pan, pour approx 1/4 batter for each pancake, spreading batter to flatten.
  5. Cook for approx 2 minutes, until bubbles form and edges are slightly dry; flip and cook another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Top with more slivered almonds, butter, and maple syrup.
Recipe Notes

Recipe yields 6 pancakes, feeding approx 2 people. Double the recipe to feed 4.

 

Slivered almonds provide a toasted crunch, and the cranberries are soft pockets of flavour in these Almond Cranberry Whole Wheat Pancakes.

  • Reply
    Katie | Honestly Nourished
    January 10, 2016 at 6:42 am

    These look amazing! beautiful photos, too. this is my first time to your blog and i’m excited to hang around and discover more breakfast eats — my favorite meal of the day, too. XX Katie

    • Reply
      breakfastfordinner
      January 10, 2016 at 11:25 am

      Breakfast is the BEST, isn’t it?! Thanks for stopping by – I’ve got tons of yummy breakfast ideas up my sleeve for this year 😉

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