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By making a variety of brunch dishes, you can give friends and family the flavors they desire like this Apple Strudel Pancakes recipe.

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As part of a balanced brunch, this Apple Strudel Pancakes recipe features whole grains rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins to provide energy for you and your guests. With a rich, nutty flavor, buckwheat flour complements the sweet taste of apples and maple syrup for a twist on traditional pancakes.

    Prep Time: 20 minutes

    Cook time: 10 minutes

    Yield: 8 Servings

Apple Strudel Pancakes Recipe Ingredients

Apple Strudel Mixture:

    1 cup water

    1/4 cup raisins

    1 tablespoon butter

    2 tablespoons brown sugar

    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1/3 cup thoroughly chopped walnuts

    1 large apple, peeled, cored and chopped


    1 cup buckwheat flour

    1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

    2 tablespoons sugar

    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    1 teaspoon baking soda

    1/2 teaspoon salt

    2 eggs

    2 cups 1 percent buttermilk

    1/4 cup safflower oil

    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    nonstick cooking spray

    maple syrup

Apple Strudel Pancakes Recipe Instructions

    To make the apple strudel mixture:

    - Boil water; add raisins. Remove from heat and let steep until raisins are plump and reconstituted, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

    - In shallow pan over medium heat, add butter. Once butter melts and is bubbling, stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Cook about 3 minutes until sugar starts to dissolve. Add walnuts, apples and raisins. Cook apples until just tender when pierced with fork, about 4 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.

    To make the batter

    - In large bowl, mix flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In separate bowl, beat eggs lightly and mix with buttermilk, oil and vanilla extract.

    - Pour wet ingredients into dry, mixing as little as possible. Add apple strudel mixture and fold all ingredients together. Set aside.

    - Heat nonstick pan or griddle over medium heat. Grease pan lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Once pan is hot, ladle about 1/4 cup batter per pancake taking care not to overcrowd pan. After 2-3 minutes, flip pancakes once.

    - Serve pancakes warm with syrup.


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