Fluffy Potato Pancakes for Brunch

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Fluffy Potato Pancakes
Fluffy potato pancakes are a perfect breakfast treat

THUNDER BAY – Food Now – There is nothing like a lazy Sunday morning brunch. In the winter, even though there are amazing choices in Northwestern Ontario to go out for breakfast, or brunch, you can also enjoy making a tasty Ontario breakfast.

Fluffy Potato Pancakes

Enjoy these hearty yet fluffy pancakes for breakfast topped with applesauce and Ontario maple syrup from our friends at Foodland Ontario. They are equally delicious served for dinner accompanied by gravy, ham and carrots.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 16 minutes
Serves: 8

  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1 Ontario Egg
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) 1% milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mashed Ontario Potatoes (see below)
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) Ontario Maple Syrup
  • 1-1/2 tbsp (22 mL) canola oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) white vinegar
  • Vegetable cooking spray
Preparation Instructions:

In bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

In separate bowl, whisk together egg, milk, potatoes, maple syrup, oil and vinegar; stir into flour mixture to combine.

Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat; spray lightly with cooking spray. Ladle about 1/4 cup (50 mL) batter per pancake into skillet. Cook for 2 minutes or until bottoms are golden and edges look dry; turn and cook for 2 minutes longer or until golden and puffed. Repeat with remaining batter, spraying skillet and adjusting heat as necessary to prevent burning.

*Mashed Ontario Potatoes: In boiling lightly salted water, cook 2 to 3 (about 12 oz/375 g) Ontario Potatoes until fork-tender. Drain and mash with potato masher until no lumps are visible. Measure 1 cup (250 mL).

Nutritional Information:

1 Serving

  • Protein: 7 grams
  • Fat: 4 grams
  • Carbohydrate: 34 grams
  • Calories: 200
  • Fibre: 3 grams
  • Sodium: 330 mg
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