Maple and BROWN sugar that is!*
*And now you will read the rest of this post while humming Def Leopard…
yep, you’re welcome! 😉
Growing up, maple and brown sugar was my FAVORITE flavor in the oatmeal variety box…well, unless I lucked up and my mom bought the fruity ones…
Helloooooo strawberries ‘n cream! 😀
But wait a minute, today is Pancake Sunday!
So WHY am I talking about oatmeal??
Oh yeah, because I made these…
Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Pancakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Keywords: fry microwave breakfast high fiber high protein oats egg whites Pancake Sunday
Ingredients (Serves 1)
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
- 2 Tablespoons ground flax
- 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder (30g scoop)
- 1/2 teaspoon sodium-free baking powder
- 1 large egg white
- 1-1 1/2 teaspoons* brown sugar, packed
- 1 teaspoon maple extract
*I found that with 1/2 teaspoon more, the flavor was much more pronounced without being overly sweet.
1. Preheat a skillet or griddle over medium heat and coat with non-stick spray.
2. Cook oats and water in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave for 1 minute, stir and set aside to thicken (2-3 minutes).
3. In a small bowl, combine almond milk and vinegar, stir and set aside for 2-3 minutes (this is your buttermilk).
4. Combine all ingredients, including oats and “buttermilk” in a small blender and blend until smooth.
5. Transfer batter to skillet, forming 4 small to medium-sized pancakes and cook 4-5 minutes before flipping (small bubbles will form).
6. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes on the other side.
7. Plate and top with butter and maple syrup, or…
Nutrition facts using this protein powder and 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar:
Yeah, I’m pretty sure my bowl of Quaker never had stats like THAT! 😉
Now go, fix you a
bowl plate of thick, creamy oatmeal pancakes! 😉
Oh, but wait…
The fun doesn’t stop there!
No no, not today…
I don’t know about you, but I just thought these pictures could use a little something…
a bit more color, if you will.
*insert jazz hands* 😉
I have always been a fan of yellow! 😉
I guess you could say those kettlecorn oats from a couple of weeks ago left a bit of an impression on me because after one taste of these, I knew EXACTLY what they were missing…
And bacon…sprinkled with a bit of cinnamon sugar…or what I like to call…
What was your favorite breakfast growing up?
If it wasn’t oatmeal, I was ALL ABOUT some strawberry poptarts…and the crust was ALWAYS eaten first! Right, Allie?
Hmm, you think strawberry “filling” counts as a serving of fruit? 😉