Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

These are healthy pancakes, applesauce takes the place of oil. Whole wheat flour, cream of wheat, golden raisins and walnuts adds lots of fiber. The recipe comes from Cooking Light.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flours, farina, sugar, soda, baking powder, salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  2. Combine milk, applesauce,and egg in a medium bowl, stirring until well blended.
  3. Add milk mixture to flour mixture, stirring until well combined; let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Heat a nonstick grill or skillet over medium heat;coat pan with cooking spray; Pour about 1/4 cup batter per pancake onto griddle; SPRINKLE with 2 teaspoons raisins and 2 teaspoons nuts.
  5. Cook 1 minute or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked; carefully turn over, cook 1 minute or until bottoms are lightly browned; Repeat; Serve with maple syrup.
Most Helpful

These pancakes are delicious! I wanted to use some farina I had on hand, and this recipe is perfect for that. I used pecans instead of walnuts and added 1 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon to the batter. I used a mixture of butter/oil instead of applesauce. Thanks for this wonderful recipe.

Malmaison12 May 28, 2011

This was one of the nicest pancake recipes I've made. I used some oil instead of the applesauce and butter in the pan for my hubby. I skipped the raisins and used pecan pieces. Thanks!

yogiclarebear June 10, 2010

We loved these! My husband is not a fan of whole wheat pancakes but he gave these a big thumbs up. :-)These were just sweet enough and I loved the texure from the farina. I left out the raisins and I used pecans instead of walnuts and Splenda for the sugar. So yummy and healthy!

akgrown September 09, 2006