Wheat Germ Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

Wheat Germ Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes


"Pairs wheat germ and whole-wheat pastry flour for a healthy, wholesome breakfast treat. If you use a Teflon griddle you do not have to use oil."


20 m servings 128 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 362 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix eggs with oil and buttermilk. Stir in baking soda, wheat germ, salt and flour; mix until blended.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides, turning once.
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  1. 488 Ratings


I made these 2 different ways since I thought maybe the baking soda was a misprint and it was meant to say baking powder? The soda ones didn't come out nearly as good as the powder ones. The sod...

These pancakes turned out so delicious, we've decided to make them a tradition/treat for Sunday morning breakfast. I'd choose these pancakes over any made from a boxed mix or at a restaurant. ...

I don't know why people rate a recipe when they've changed every ingredient in it except one. That being said, I almost walked away from this recipe because I didn't have ww pastry flour. I on...

I used flax seed instead of the eggs. 1 T. ground flax + 3 T. water replaces one egg. More healthy! Thanks for the recipe!

Nice recipe Kaykwilts!!! Tried it with both the wheat germ and without and both ways it is good. Very light, fluffy and yet extremely healthy. (P.S. I also tried it with regular whole wheat ...

My family loves, loves, loves these pancakes. I did substitute a few things because I didn't have a few ingred. on hand...but they turned out awesome!!! I did substitute oil w/ applesauce. I d...

I liked this recipe but one time, on accident I left out the oil and they came out even better, more fluffy (and I saved calories). My brother requests these every Saturday.

Fluffy, clean-tasting delicious pancakes! I used ground flaxseed instead of wheat germ and 1/2 c yogurt + 1 1/2 c milk for buttermilk and my parents loved it. Definitely a keeper.

This recipe is wonderful!!! As a college student, I need foods that are quick and easy, and this definitely fit the bill. I will make this again, without a doubt. For taste, I added vanilla and ...