Basic Buckwheat Pancakes

READY IN: 30mins
Top Review by Roosie

I had some trouble with these. I think that the recipe is supposed to be more like a recipe for ployes (Arcadian buckwheat crepes). I thought the batter looked plenty thin for pancakes after adding 1 cup water, but I decided to be true to the recipe and add the 2 called for. This resulted in a thin batter and thin pancakes. I wanted pancakes though, not crepes- I added about 1/2+ cup kamut flour, which worked out fine. If I were to make this recipe again, I would make it with only half the water, because it really makes the pancakes too thin. I love the light flavor the applesauce gives these. I used real eggs instead of egg substitute. Next time I might substitute milk or soymilk for the water too, for a bit of extra richness. I used half cinnamon and half Baking Spice - copy cat Pampered chef Cinnamon Plus (#45672), which was good. After adding the extra flour these turned out well and I served with real maple syrup. Thanks for posting, I think this is a good recipe, but it needs a bit of tinkering to provide good buckwheat pancakes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, stir together the flours, baking powder, and cinnamon until evenly blended.
  2. Add the vanilla, egg replacer, apple sauce, and water.
  3. Stir until"just mixed".
  4. Portion out about 3/4 to 1 cup of batter onto hot non-stick pan or lightly oiled frying pan and cover with a lid.
  5. Let sit on medium heat until the center starts to bubble and become sturdy.
  6. Flip pancake over and cook on other side until golden brown.
  7. Repeat process until all the batter is gone.

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