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Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour ($.56)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon ($.05)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder ($.10)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 cups milk (depending on how thick you like your pancakes) ($.20)
  • 1 egg ($.10)
  • 1/4 cup applesauce ($.20)
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup ($.50)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted ($.20)
  • 1 1/4 cup grated carrots ($.25)
  • Syrup: equal parts cream cheese and maple syrup with dash of cinnamon ($.50-$1)
  • Side: Sausage, eggs, fresh fruit ($2.50)

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
  • Whisk in the milk, egg, applesauce, maple syrup, melted butter. Fold in the grated carrots.
  • Cook pancakes on hot, greased griddle. Repeat until all batter is used.
  • To make cream cheese syrup, whisk together equal parts of maple syrup and cream cheese and add a dash or two of cinnamon. Pour over hot pancakes.
  • Serve Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes & Cream Cheese Maple Syrup with side of sausage, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit.