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Apple Pancakes

Pancakes are a staple weekend breakfast food and instead of resorting to a pre-made mix take an extra few minutes to whip up this batter; the ingredients are probably already in your pantry.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple, breakfast, easy breakfast, family recipe, fruit, pancake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 medium pancakes

Ingredients

  • cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large granny smith apple, diced
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray, as needed
  • Maple syrup, for serving

Instructions

  • Heat a large sauté pan or griddle over medium heat.
  • In a small bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and set aside. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together milk, oil and egg.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the milk mixture and whisk until ingredients are just combined. Gently stir in the apple.
  • Spray sauté pan or griddle with cooking spray. For each pancake spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons of batter onto the pan.
  • Cook until the surface of the pancakes have a few bubbles, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Flip the pancakes carefully with a spatula and cook until the underside is golden brown, an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Remove and transfer to a serving platter.
  • Serve warm with maple syrup.