Whole Wheat Quinoa Pancakes
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Whole Wheat Quinoa Flour Pancakes

I'm giving a favourite breakfast treat a healthy makeover with these whole wheat quinoa flour pancakes. Topped with your favourite berries and pure maple syrup they make a delicious and nutritious breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 9 -10 pancakes
Calories 142
Author Sweet and Savoury Pursuits


  • 3/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 3/4 cups quinoa flour
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds optional
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp. light olive oil (or other light tasting oil) more for brushing skillet.
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract


  • Combine all dry ingredients in medium-sized bowl, whisk. Set aside.
  • In another medium bowl whisk eggs, add buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Whisk wet ingredients together.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet and whisk to combine. Let batter rest for 5 minutes.
  • Heat a heavy non stick skillet to medium low, brush with a little oil.
  • Measure out 1/4 cup batter and pour batter in skillet.
  • Cook pancake until bubbles in the batter have burst and edges start to look dry, about 1 to 2 minutes. Flip pancake and cook until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  • Brush skillet with oil and repeat until you have used up all the batter.
  • Top pancakes with butter, berries of your choice and maple syrup.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1.3mg