Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes transform ordinary pancakes into delicious fruity yumminess that is higher in fiber than traditional pancakes.

It doesn’t have to be morning for us to enjoy a nice stack of pancakes at our house. In fact, we probably eat them more for dinner than we do for breakfast. We don’t just eat ordinary pancakes, we like to make them a little tastier than regular pancakes from time to time, and these Apple Cinnamon Pancakes did not disappoint.

Lee really likes thin pancakes, and I really like fluffy pancakes, so we compromise and make them both ways. We sort of take turns making them thin or thick. We don’t make one recipe both ways, we seem to have recipes that we like better one way or the other.

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

For this recipe I decided to take my regular thin pancake recipe and swap the white sugar with brown sugar, and add some cinnamon to compliment the apples.

I thought shredded apples would cook better in a thin pancake rather than a thick one. My thinking on this was that the apples would be closer to the hot surface and that would make them cook at around the same rate as the pancake. It seemed to work great.

I grated my apples using the large side of my box grater. I cut the apple into quarters, took the seeds out and then grated each quarter. It was kind of a wet and messy job, but worth it.

You can use any kind of apple you prefer.  I had a big bowl of Gala apples calling out to me to make something with them, so that is what I used. There really isn’t a variety of apple that wouldn’t work in these Apple Cinnamon Pancakes (my opinion, of course).

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

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Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

I also have a recipe for Oat Banana Nut Pancakes that are tasty as well!

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes

Yield: 10 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup shredded apples, about 1 1/2 small

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together milk, egg, butter, and vanilla. Add to dry mixture and mix until just combined. Mix in apples.
  3. Coat griddle or nonstick skillet with cooking spray or butter. Pour about a 1/4 cup batter onto griddle and cook until the edges are dry, flip and cook until browned, about 2-4 minutes per side.
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Apple Cinnamon Pancakes features pancake batter with the addition of brown sugar, cinnamon and apples. A great way to add fiber to your pancakes!

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