Anytime I am in Wisconsin visiting my family there are a few meals I beg my Mom and Dad to make me. Most of them are Middle Eastern dishes and other childhood favorites, and then there are these pancakes. For as long as I can remember, my Mama has been making her signature whole grain pancakes for her girls whenever we’re all visiting. I think they are the fluffiest most delicious things in the whole world and I am so excited to share the recipe with you.
My Mom is a bit of a health nut, so don’t be surprised when I tell you that these are actually pretty good for you. The batter consists of ground oats, cornmeal and whole wheat flour, which means these puppies are super filling. When I asked her for the recipe, she gave me very vague instructions saying she just eyeballs it and they always turn out. Well- I’m a recipe-loving-girl so I practiced these a few times to get the right quantities. This weekend though, I’d have to say I nailed it. These would make you proud Mom!
At Mama’s house, we eat these topped with sliced bananas and pecans. I didn’t have any fancy toppings around so I just topped these with a pat of butter and lots of pure maple syrup. Isn’t it amazing how tasting certain things remind you strongly of your childhood? Well after a few bites of these, all I could imagine was sitting around the table with my whole family on a Sunday morning with a stack of these. Enjoy!
Ingredients Instructions Notes *You can make the dry portion of this in a larger quantity and save it so when it's time to use you just add in the buttermilk, egg and oil. It's what Mama does :)
*You can make the dry portion of this in a larger quantity and save it so when it's time to use you just add in the buttermilk, egg and oil. It's what Mama does :)
Adapted from my Mama’s semi-famous recipe :)