Blueberry super pancakes

by - Thursday, March 03, 2011


These pancakes are easily the best I've ever tasted. Especially if you top them with powdered sugar, margarine, and a squeeze of lemon. Really, these are bed-and-breakfast good! I added a few extra goodies, so they are healthy (aka "super") too.


Blueberry Super Pancakes
  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (or more whole wheat)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk (I used unsweetened coconut)
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 3 tbsp hemp (or sunflower) seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp oil (canola, coconut, etc.- your choice)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (if using frozen, defrost them in a strainer under warm water)
  1. Preheat your griddle over medium heat. Combine the flours and baking powder in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place all remaining ingredients, except for the blueberries in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour the wet ingredients over the flour mixture and stir to combine. Some small lumps are ok- you don't want to over-mix the batter or the pancakes will be tough. Fold in the blueberries.
  3. Cook on a heated griddle, flipping when the edges are bubbly.
To serve, spread margarine (I use Earth Balance) on top of warm pancakes, dust with powdered sugar, and squeeze a bit of lemon juice over the top.


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  1. i love all the add-ins; and I love calling it "super" for "healthy". Heehee, great idea.

  2. is there anything i can use in place of the hemp/ sunflower seeds? do they serve any function for the 'rising' of the pancakes? can i omit them? thanks!c

  3. @Mystique- yes, you can omit the seeds. They are there for protein and iron but don't serve a functional purpose! :-)

  4. So this is my first week attempting vegan and I was so excited to make these..the batter was like paste and not liquid...terrible disappoinment...any idea what I did wrong???

  5. @"anonymous"- You may have over-mixed the batter (over-mixing can make it gummy and leads to rubbery/tough pancakes). If your baking powder isn't fresh, it may not give the batter the fluffy factor. Also, you could add a little more non-dairy milk.

  6. these were fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you for sharing!!!!!
    the only thing i changed was i didnt use a blender (i didnt use sunflower seeds so i deemed it uncessecary), and instead of 2 tbs of maple syrup, i used 1 tbs of agave and used the other tbs (of agave) as syrup for the end product! awesome!

  7. Thank you, I'm glad you like them!


Comments, questions, and suggestions are always welcome. I look forward to hearing from you!