Orange Cinnamon Pancakes


Makes 12 pancakes, each 5 to 6 inches in diameter


2 cups uncooked old-fashioned oats
2 cups orange juice
1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
Nonstick cooking spray
Plain fat-free yogurt and orange slices, for garnish (optional)


  1. Combine oats and orange juice in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or overnight.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon into oat mixture. Add eggs, oil, honey and orange peel; stir until just blended.
  3. Coat large nonstick griddle or skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-low heat until hot. For each pancake, spoon 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbles appear. Turn pancakes; cook until pancakes are lightly browned. Garnish with yogurt and orange slices, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 pancake (without garnish)
Sodium 403 mg
Protein 7 g
Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 13 g
Calories from Fat 40 %
Calories 281

Dietary Exchange

Fat 2-1/2
Starch 2-1/2

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