Healthy Applesauce Pancakes With No Sugar Added

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

These pancakes freeze very well! Make them small for toddlers to hold or larger for the rest of the family. I like to use flavored (blueberry, strawberry, etc) applesauce without any added sugar. If you use a flavored applesauce, you may omit the vanilla flavoring. The flavors are great so that there is no need for syrup! This recipe is adapted from

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder into a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Combine butter, milk and egg.
  3. Stir into dry ingredients.
  4. Add vanilla (unless using flavored applesauce) and applesauce; beat well.
  5. Spoon batter into a hot, well greased griddle.
Most Helpful

These would not cook through - I even tried silver dollar size at a lower temp (which took forever) but still gooey and undercooked. All went in the trash. Very disappointing.

SSaaler August 02, 2014

The center never cooked through. I tried the recipe as is and also added more milk to thin it out. Both efforts turned out goopy in the center.

freesmith321 June 06, 2014

I'm sorry to be a negative nancy but we followed this recipe to the T and it was terrible. The flavor was fine but the pancakes never cooked in the center. To clarify my level of expertise, I make pancakes every week, one or twice a week. I've never had a problem with pancakes that don't cook enough. I think the ratio of applesauce to milk to flour is off. I don't know how to tell people to fix the recipe except to say, don't use that much applesauce.

Andrea R. May 26, 2014