Day three in pancake land... and I think these were favourite flavour combo of all!
I think the reason I loved these so much was the texture... chunky juicy, crispy and full of flavour from the cinnamon and spices (I was generous with the cinnamon!) The amount of mix-ins I stated in the recipes is a guide- basically you want enough batter to stick the trail mix together with it the pancakes falling apart :-)
I added a dollop of warmed PB and soy yoghurt to finish the whole thing off. The most satisfying pancakes I've had in a long time.
When it come to trail mix everyone has there own favourites ingredients... so what would you add in yours?
Recipe: Chunky trail mix pancakes
(the basic recipe was lightly adapted from this recipe on Oh She Glows)
Makes approx 12 pancakes - (feel free to halve the mix if you prefer)
- 1/2 heaped cup brown rice flour (or spelt)
- 1/2 heaped cup buckwheat flour (or spelt)
- 1/4 scant cup arrowroot (or other starch)
- 2 heaped tsp baking powder
- 2 cups non-dairy milk of choice*
- 2-3 tbs unrefined syrup of choice* (adjust to taste as these are only slightly sweet)
- 2 tbs ground flax or chia
- 1/3 cup seed/nuts
- 1/3 cup granola (or more seeds/nuts)
- 1/3 cup raisins or other chopped dried fruit
- cinnamon or other spices to taste
- pinch salt
- nut butter and yoghurt to serve- optional
* liquid quantity may vary slightly depending on mix-ins used. For sweetness you may also use stevia or another form of sweetener, if so increase liquid slightly.
Blend all ingredients (other than granola/seeds/fruit) together to get a thick smooth batter. Add the liquid slowly to ensure the smoothest mixture. Stir through the trail mix ingredients last.
Heat a non-stick saucepan with a little coconut oil (or other oil of choice) and spoon dollops of batter into the pan. Cook for 2-3 mins on one side, carefully flip and cook for a minute on the other.
Serve immediately or keep warm in the oven on a low heat until all are ready together.
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