Monday, 6 August 2012

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes



Ah yes. Back from camping. I had an AWESOME time. And an awesome tan to boot.

You know what the best part of camping is? Swimming. A hot day and a cold lake is the best combination. Also hammocks. Oh how I love hammocks. I think I spent half my time just laying in a hammock. I even fell asleep in one. I would gladly trade my current bed for a hammock. It's like I'm being rocked to sleep.

This much relaxing has brought out my creative side, and I have drawn a cute picture of a Lego couple:




Yeah, I'm not much of an artist, but now..it's back to reality.

And back to the fridge with this carton of buttermilk staring right back at me. Barely used. You'd think that I would get sick of pancakes while camping. Think again.

(Actually, maybe it's because I have only had pancakes once while camping..)

I would like to give a warning about this recipe. It makes a LOT. Hope you're hungry. Or freeze the extras and toast it, which has actually become one of my favorite ways to eat pancakes..





What you'll need:

-1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
-1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
-3 tablespoons white sugar
-3 teaspoons baking powder
-1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-2 cups buttermilk
-1 cup milk
-3 eggs
-1/3 cup butter, melted


Directions:

    1.   In a large bowl, combine the flours,sugar , baking powder, baking soda and salt. 
    2.   In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Mix in the buttermilk and milk. Pour into the flour mixture and mix until fully incorporated.
    3.   Heat a large skillet over medium heat and spray with cooking spray. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake, and flip when bubbles are covering the surface of the pancake. Flip and cook the other side until it is golden.


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Whole Wheat Pancakes
Plain Pancakes
Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes



25 comments:

  1. I have that same Corelle plate! My friend used to have a hammock in his room instead of a bed, I tought it was a great idea :)

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  2. Cathleen , that drawing looks great ! I can't even draw a circle properly ! pffftt lol Re pancakes , these look simply delicious !

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  3. These sound perfect for breakfast! I would love to have a hammock at home :)

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  4. I was about to ask you how was your camping trip; and since you are back on post, I knew you would have a wonderful time. Buttermilk pancake is really soft; great with honey and mix fresh fruits.

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  5. I am dying for a bite of these hot and delicious pancakes my friend, why do you do this to me? ;)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. cute couples.. hope you had great time there :)

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  7. Perfectly made and seems like you've enjoyed camping and had a good time there :)
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  8. Love these fluffy and soft pancakes!

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  9. I'm afraid my idea of camping is roughing it at a Motel 6. However, I do love pancakes and yours look delicious.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  10. I love a good hammock. Glad you enjoyed your trip. Those pancakes look lovely!

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  11. Welcome back and looks like you had a wonderful time. I love hammocks too especially by the beach..Too much pancake? send some over plzz...love your cartoon though! :D

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  12. I just love wholewheat pancakes :)

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  13. welcome back......what bliss to lie in the hammock!....yum pancackes.

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  14. Ooh...nice! So fluffy :-)

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  15. They have come out superb.. Just love it

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  16. Sounds like you had a great time camping! I really want to go camping with my friends before the summer ends, but we'll see how that goes. And I feel the exact same way about hammocks. A good book, a nice balmy day, and a hammock = paradise.

    These buttermilk pancakes look so fluffy and light. I like that you use whole wheat flour to make them a little bit healthier.

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  17. Looks like you had great time camping. Whole wheat buttermilk pancake looks delicious.

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  18. great pancakes! I love them too for a lazy Sunday ...afternoon. Rita aka ritacooksitalian

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  19. I love pancakes! But I would have to make less as I am the only one eating them :)

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  20. Having extra pancakes in the fridge is NEVER a bad thing! These look awesome.

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  21. wow.. pancake looks really light and fluffy.

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  22. What a cute Lego couple! Pancakes are a rarity in our house, but I really should make them more often. These pancakes look so perfect!

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  23. I've never toasted pancakes - great idea. Sometimes leftover pancakes are good smeared with jam and then rolled into a wrap shape. Nice, quick snack. Anyway, I'll never turn down a pancake - and these look great! Thanks.

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