Fluffy Oatmeal Pancakes

A healthy, satisfying breakfast option!

For me, pancakes have always been one of those breakfasts that taste great, but are rarely wholesome enough to keep me full all morning. Maybe I were able to eat a huge stack, say 8 or 10, it might be a different story, but I’m always a 3 or 4 pancakes at the most person. I’ve tried making oatmeal pancakes in the past but found they were a little too dense and chewy for my liking. A ‘eureka’ moment the other day made me load up my blender with pancake ingredients and the resulting batter cooked up as light and fluffy as could be, despite having a generous measure of quick cooking rolled oats inside. I think I’ve found my ‘forever’ pancake recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (185 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (185 mL) quick cooking (not instant) oats
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7.5 mL) baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk *
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) melted butter

* to make buttermilk, combine 1 cup (250 mL) of milk with 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of white vinegar or lemon juice. Stir and let sit for 2 minutes.

  • Method
  • Put all dry ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  • In a large glass measure (or a bowl), combine buttermilk, eggs, vanilla and melted butter.
  • Add liquids to dry ingredients then pulse in blender or food processor for 1 – 2 minutes until smooth and evenly blended.
  • Use about 1/4 cup of batter per each pancake.
  • Cook pancakes in a lightly oiled skillet on medium-high heat (or on a griddle) for about 2 – 3 minutes per side.
  • Serve with fresh fruit and maple syrup.

Makes 12 – 14 four-inch pancakes.

About Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I play with words and with food. I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. I'm also an enthusiastic explorer of faraway lands and cuisines.
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7 Responses to Fluffy Oatmeal Pancakes

  1. Juliee says:

    That looks so yummy!

  2. The Hook says:

    These look scrumptious, Paula.

  3. Pingback: Fluffy Oatmeal Pancakes — Constantly Cooking | My Meals are on Wheels

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