Whole Wheat Cinnamon Pancakes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Whole Wheat Cinnamon Pancakes Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Pancakes

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"Trying to eat healthier, but still trying to keep my men happy! I took 3 recipes, combined what I liked, and came up with this! You can leave out the cinnamon if desired. Would be amazing with homemade apple sauce!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. Whisk buttermilk, eggs, and milk together in a bowl until blended; add oats and whisk until oats are wet, about 30 seconds. Set aside until oats absorb some liquid, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon into the oat mixture; whisk until completely blended into a batter.
  3. Melt 1/2 teaspoon butter in a skillet over medium heat. Ladle batter into the skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the surface, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip with a spatula and continue cooking until browned on the other side, 1 to 2 minutes more. Repeat with remaining butter and batter.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 06, 2013

Yum!! I had some fresh blueberries that needed to be used so this was perfect! I also, added walnuts. I made buttermilk using the vinegar and milk trick. My husband is a diabetic and swears by cinnamon so I added more than was called for. Also left out the sugar and used old fashioned oats (it was all I had). So good! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 10, 2014

These did come out nice and fluffy, but the flavor was terrible. My 8-year-old didn't care for it and I quite agreed. They were too salty, for one thing. One reviewer did say to cut the salt, but because I've made similar recipes that called for the same amount of salt I went according to the recipe. I couldn't taste the cinnamon, even though I doubled it. (Because I enjoy cinnamon.) There was a definite grainy quality to the finished product (I think it would have been better if I'd mixed it in a food processor). The flavor was harsh, and needed too much syrup to cover. But I don't want to cover the flavor of a multi-grain pancake, I want to enjoy it.


15 Ratings

Oct 13, 2013

These were great! I added pumpkin pie spice instead of cinnamon and they were fantastic. I also did a milk and lemon juice buttermilk substitution. I love that they call for more oats than whole wheat. I'll make these again!

Feb 17, 2015

If these can taste good after I messed up, then it's a keeper! I printed out the recipe, then decided to cut it in half. I did well until I got to the dry ingredients...forgot to halve them...So I added more milk and hoped for the best. I put blueberries and walnuts in some of them. Delicious and hearty. Will make again for sure (hopefully in correct proportions).

May 16, 2014

These are amazing! The only change I made was adding 2 tablespoons of white vinegar to two cups of 2% milk to make a buttermilk substitute since I didn't have any buttermilk on hand. It still turned out great!

Oct 20, 2013

Delicious! I substituted Stevia for the sugar and and added a generous sprinkling of nutmeg, (one) chopped apple, and some walnuts. Cooked on a lightly oiled griddle rather than the skillet. Perfect for a fall day. Definitely a keeper.

Jun 11, 2013

This recipe was great! The only change I made was that I used 2 tsp. pure maple syrup instead of the white sugar. Fluffy, moist, and tasty!

Feb 04, 2014

Five stars because it's a great alternative pancake recipe. I would cut the salt just a little, but other than that - recipe 'as written' is good. If you don't want whole oats in the batter, just pulse the dry oats in the blender a bit first and that should take care of it!


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  • Calories
  • 245 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 10.4 g
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 861 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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