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Cranberry pancakes

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: Approximately 7–8 minutes per batch

Cranberry pancakes

1 cup fresh cranberries (freeze 2 hours for easier chopping)
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup quick oats
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup egg substitute
1 cup natural, unsweetened applesauce
3 tablespoons reduced-calorie stick margarine, melted
1 cup skim milk
Cooking spray

Place cranberries and 1/4 cup sugar in a blender or food processor and process until chopped, leaving some large pieces. Set aside. In a large bowl stir together flours, oats, cornmeal, baking soda, baking powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, and cinnamon. Set aside. Place egg substitute, applesauce, melted margarine, and milk in another large bowl. Mix well using a whisk or electric mixer on low. Add dry ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined. Stir in chopped cranberries.

Coat a hot, nonstick griddle or skillet with cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cup batter per pancake on griddle and cook at medium heat. Turn pancakes over to finish cooking when tops begin to look dry and edges look cooked (after about 5–6 minutes). Re-coat griddle with cooking spray between batches.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 195
  Carbohydrate: 36 g
  Protein: 6 g
  Fat: 3 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 276 mg
  Fiber: 3 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1 other carbohydrate
Carbohydrate choices: 2 1/2

 

  

2007-09-11

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