Saturday, March 11, 2006

Healthy vegan pancake recipe

We were reading one of our favorite unschooling books a few days ago -- "If You Give a Pig a Pancake" -- and Grouper asked if I'd make some for a snack. So, I found this recipe online. They might not be as good as the ones Brad made for our Pankcake Supper, but they might be healthier. If you don't have soymilk, cow's milk works, too, but they won't be quite as pretty, and obviously won't be vegan. If you add chocolate chips, just make sure to cook them long enough so they won't be mushy. Puffer didn't like them with chocolate chips -- too sweet. But the blueberry ones I made this morning were a hit!

1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup soymilk
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 ripe mashed banana

(optional)
1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or thawed)
OR
1/4 cup chocolate chips

Mix dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients. Mix in mashed banana. Leave batter a little lumpy. Heat pan for one minute on high, spray with oil, then turn to medium. Drop two tablespoons of batter per pancake. Watch for tiny bubbles to pop up and make holes in the pancake. Flip. Both sides should brown slightly.

Source: Vegweb.com (with adjustments)

4 comments:

Emily said...

MMmmmm, those sound good! I'll have to give them a go!

Laura said...

Those sound great! I think i will make them sometime this week. They are always asking for pancakes!

Penny said...

I'm vegan friendly! So is my carnivore husband...he just doesn't know it! We'll have to try this recipe sometime, except I'll substitute apples for bananas. I hate bananas!
Pen

Gary said...

These were delicious. Almond milk was what we had around, so we used that, and it worked out great.

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