Try this apple pancake when you’re hosting a houseful – it’s both a crowd-pleaser and dietitian-approved.

Yield: 4-6 servings (3-4 squares each)

Difficulty Rating: Easy

Nutritional Highlights: Apples and oats contain cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber.

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Recipe From: My Indiana Home


  • 1 ¾ cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 ¼ cups white whole wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup ground flax seed
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground Saigon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 2 cups apples, peeled and finely diced
  • ¾ cup walnuts, finely chopped



  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Coat a 10-by-15-inch rimmed baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Whisk all dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  4. Whisk buttermilk, orange juice, eggs and oil together in smaller bowl. Stir lightly into dry ingredients until just combined; don’t over-mix.
  5. Lightly stir in apples and walnuts.
  6. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out nearly clean.
  7. Cut into 18 squares (6×3) and serve warm with desired toppings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 752, Fat – 39.3g, Dietary Fiber – 15.2g, Protein – 26.5g, Vitamin C – 10%, Calcium – 37%, Iron – 28%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

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