Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Whole Wheat Pancakes


For some time now my husband has wanted me to share my pancake recipe. I didn't think it was relevant because I have been making it since I was allowed in a kitchen and therefore assumed it was a literal no brainer. Well, a few weeks back a friend of mine explained that most people don't make their own pancake mix and therefore I should share my recipe. That was all I had to hear.

My point isn't to tell the pancake mix buyer reading this that he/she is a terrible person, but to share the easiest recipe of all time as inspiration for all. If you do make your own pancakes, I see you rolling your eyes, get over it.

I had to make an effort to think about the ingredient quantities for this recipe, since I just wing it. Groggy morning me had to make a concerted effort to focus, so you're welcome. Hah.

Oh also, I usually make these wholewheat but I ran out of wholewheat flour on this particular day and made them with a blend of white and barley flour. I use the same amounts regardless of the flour I use.

Ingredients:

2 eggs
2 cups of milk
About 2 cups of flour (whole, white, barley, or a mix in whatever quantity you want for each). The reason I say "about" is because I basically want you to start with 1 cup of flour and as you mix and feel the batter add more. If you feel you added too much just add some more milk)
2 teaspoons of baking powder
Melted butter (about 1 tablespoon)

Directions:

• Whisk the eggs then add the milk and continue mixing.
• Add the flour and mix some more. Once the desired consistency has been reached add the baking powder. You know you have enough baking powder if the batter bubbles a little.
• Meanwhile let the butter melt and pour into batter. Mix it well and there you have it. 
• While cooking your pancakes make sure to let the pan heat up before starting, to achieve the desired golden outer crust. I'm sure you all know what to do beyond this point, so enjoy!


26 comments:

  1. yum! i love whole grain cooking! it's so much more flavorful!

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  2. These look awesome! I'm totally guilty of buying pancake mix since my brain absolutely doesn't work in the morning and the less I have to think before I eat, the better. But I WILL get my husband (who is a total morning person) to make these for us one day!

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  3. Yum! I should make these for my daughter. Pats of butter on pancakes always make them look so much more appetizing.

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  4. I love pancakes so this is great. Pinning for later.

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  5. oh my YUM, those look AMAZING!! I'm pinning your recipe for this weekend, I'll have to give them a go!

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  6. My pancakes never turn out this pretty! Maybe I need to try this recipe! ;) Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Stop.... these look delicious!! Great photos!

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  8. I'm not a fan of whole grain anything.. but I would love to try it to see if I like pancakes okay. I know we're trying to be healthier.. but it's so sad that everything i like just happens to be the unhealthier choice. haha

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  9. oh wow these pancakes look delicious, its 6am in the UK and I am so hungry for breakfast right now

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  10. Yum! These look incredible and perfect for breakfast time! :)

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  11. Alright, now my breakfast smoothie is no longer satisfying me. I want pancakes!!

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  12. Easy and delicious - the perfect combination :) Love whole-food cooking so this is going on my list!

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  13. I have to admit - when I make pancakes, I'm a pancake mix kind of gal. But this seems so easy and cheap, too! I'll have to try it.

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  14. I totally use pancake mix when I do them, but these look so good. I may just branch out!

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  15. I love pancakes but don't usually make them myself. My husband makes them on Sundays for breakfast. I'll have to share this recipe with him.

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  16. This is great! I always prefer whole wheat pancakes because I cannot handle white, wheat flour. Thanks for sharing! <3

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  17. Yummm, this looks delicious. I only make whole wheat pancakes myself. Thanks for sharing.

    Thrifting Diva
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  18. This looks delicious! I usually just use pancake mix because I am lazy but I will have to give these a try!

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  19. I have a pancake mix of my own too. But sadly I can't use it anymore since I can't eat gluten :(

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  20. oh my yummy! I want to try a homemade pancake mix. Find the time ASAP!

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  21. Our fam would eat pancakes every day if I let them! Thanks for sharing! Will definitely try!

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  22. These look delicious! Pancakes are the BEST! We definitely need to try these! :)

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  23. Those look delicious! I have become a pancake fiend lately!

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  24. Your pictures are totally making me hungry! I love pretty much all pancakes.

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  25. Yummmmmmm!!! As I'm eating frozen waffles...

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