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Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes

These are safe to call dinner. Or breakfast. Or lunch. Or after school snack. Or midnight snack. Or all of the above.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 1/4 cups grated carrots
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup syrup
  • 2 Tbsp cream cheese softened
  • sausage, eggs, fresh fruit side


  • 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.