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Whole wheat gingerbread pancakes

November 28, 2011

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Pancakes

We took advantage of Jim being home in the mornings over Thanksgiving break, and got him into the kitchen to make us these gingerbread pancakes.  They were outstanding!  All the holiday flavors of gingerbread, but light and fluffy and perfect for breakfast.  What a delicious way to kick off our Christmas season.

{two years ago:  peppermint white chocolate mocha}

Recipe:  Whole Wheat Gingerbread Pancakes

(from PBS Food)

1 c. whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
2 Tbsp. light brown sugar
2 Tbsp. melted butter
1 7-oz. container Greek yogurt
1/2 c. milk
1 egg

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, cloves, nutmeg, and brown sugar.  In another bowl, combine the egg, melted butter, yogurt and milk.  Combine the wet ingredients and the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.  Batter will be thicker than other pancake batter.  Cook batter on a greased skillet until golden on both sides. Serve with butter and maple syrup.

15 Comments leave one →
  1. November 28, 2011 3:59 pm

    What a delicious way to start the season. Thanks for sharing.

  2. November 28, 2011 5:24 pm

    These look and sound like the perfect holiday breakfast! I am definitely making these!

  3. November 28, 2011 8:58 pm

    Oh my yumminess!!! I HAVE to make these pancakes! I just adore new and fun pancake recipes. Many thanks for sharing this lovely recipe!

  4. November 29, 2011 1:01 pm

    Holy yum! Now this is a breakfast to dream about 8)

  5. November 29, 2011 1:27 pm

    This looks yummilicious!

  6. November 29, 2011 3:39 pm

    These look great! I’m loving all the gingerbread goodies today!!

  7. November 29, 2011 10:15 pm

    The photo looks so soft and delicious, this would be the perfect Sunday morning breakfast to wake up to.

  8. November 30, 2011 6:41 pm

    Mmmmm, I bet this were seriously yummy! I’m gonna have to do some arm twisting to convince the kiddos to give them a try instead of their plain pancakes.

  9. December 1, 2011 9:42 am

    That had to smell absolutely delicious while making them! My little girl asked to make a gingerbread house this year. Oh boy! should be fun and messy!

  10. December 1, 2011 8:42 pm

    These sound fantastic and dare I saw…”healthy”? I’ll have to remember this post.

  11. December 1, 2011 10:10 pm

    This sounds so good! But I cook gluten free in my home, can’t really use whole wheat flour. But I love the rest of the mix of flavors, the yogurt. Hmm, I might have to play around with that this weekend.

    Once my kids taste all that, they might not need syrup! Oh, who am I kidding? They’d want syrup anyway, but my pancakes will be less boring Saturday morning. Expecting 4 inches of snow! A good day to try something new and fun for breakfast. :)


  12. December 2, 2011 1:28 pm

    I topped these with a syrup made from leftover cranberry sauce – mmmm! So good!

  13. December 3, 2011 11:05 pm

    What a beautiful breakfast….would love to wake up and find these on my table :)

  14. one ordinary day permalink
    December 4, 2011 7:51 am

    Marilyn – What a great flavor combination! Good idea! :)
    ~ Michelle

  15. December 5, 2011 2:26 pm

    Bring on the winter season! Wonderful breakfast ideas in a morning with drizzles outside.

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