Apple Pancakes

This is one of my all time favorite types of pancakes! It reminds me of family pancake breakfasts at local spots during maple season in upstate New York.

There are a couple of ways you can prepare the apples for these pancakes. You can either dice the apple or peel and grate it (like you would a carrot). Both end up delicious!

These are scrumptious with just maple syrup or the works—whatever you’re feeling! You can also add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter if you’d like.

The Stuff

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablepoons vegetable oil 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups milk 
  • 1 apple (diced with the skin on or peeled and grated)

The Steps

  1. Mix together dry ingredients (sift the flour for fluffier pancakes)
  2. Add wet ingredients and stir just until combined (avoid over mixing to maximize fluffiness)
  3. Lightly grease a skillet or griddle and make them pancakes!
  4. This recipe makes about 8 5-inch pancakes. Leftovers keep great in the freezer and are yummy toasted!

Did you make it? I’d love to see how it turned out! Tag @bitebetanutrition on instagram.

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Published by Chiara

I’m a rock climber and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist teaching fellow climbers to become the strongest and happiest versions of themselves by incorporating evidence-based fueling strategies and making peace with food.

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