Spiced Apple Carrot Pancakes

Summary

Yield
Pancakes
SourceJr Iron Chef Vermont: Lyndon Town School
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time25 minutes

Description

Nothing beats a good pancake, and these take the cake.  These sweet and rich pancakes will be everyone's favorite breakfast treat.

Ingredients

1/2 cup
wheat germ
1 1/4 cup
flour, all-purpose
1 1/4 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon
nutmeg, ground
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
honey
1  
egg
3/4 cup
buttermilk
1/4 cup
milk
1/4 cup
vegetable oil
1/2 cup
apple, tart (peeled and grated)
1/2 cup
carrot (peeled and grated)
1/2 cup
currants, dried

Instructions

In a medium sized bowl combine first 6 (dry) ingredients. In a medium sized bowl lightly beat the egg, add honey, milk, butter milk, and oil. Add apple, currants, and carrots to wet ingredients.  Mix well.

Add the wet mixture to dry, stir with a rubber spatula just until moistened.

Lightly oil a sauté pan.  Heat to medium-low. Pour about a 1/3 cup of batter on the pan.  Wait until the bottom side of pancakes stick together, and the edges appear dry; about 3 minutes. Flip over; cook for another 3 minutes. Pancake should feel firm in the center when finished.