whole wheat banana pancakes

tall stack, anyone? made a batch of these pancakes today. the recipe is adapted from this excellent basic pancake recipe, which makes nice fluffy pancakes. i just added some whole-wheat flour and made the suggested banana variation. didn't use cinnamon this time, but have used it before and it tastes wonderful.

Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

1/4 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup plain flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1 egg
1 cup soy milk
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 very ripe banana, mashed

1 stick butter to grease skillet (optional)

1 In a medium bowl, mix together with a wire whisk flours, baking powder, sugar, salt, and cinnamon (if using).

2 In a 1-cup glass mixing cup, beat egg. Add milk and vegetable oil; mix well.

3 Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients, stirring until just moist. Gently mix in mashed bananas. Let mixture rest 30 seconds. Pancake batter will rise and bubble.

4 Heat nonstick skillet on medium heat. (Rub butter stick lightly on skillet to grease, if you like.) Spoon 1/4 cup of pancake batter onto skillet, spreading batter to form four-inch pancakes.

5 When bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake, flip over and cook for 1-2 minutes until bottom is golden.

Makes about 8 four-inch pancakes.

this was the last bonus size pancake of the batch:

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At May 06, 2007 8:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

very pretty!yum!

At May 10, 2007 6:51 AM, Blogger The Chengs said...

haiyah, i thought u made "roti prata" - from scratch!!!

At May 10, 2007 11:12 AM, Blogger Piegirl said...

the chengs - i wish! funny how i was thinking those pancakes look like roti prata, too!


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