Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Vanilla Strawberry Pancakes

Things that I love:

my handsome husband
goooey grilled cheeses 
goldendoodle puppies
long flowy maxi dresses
live music
warm weather
foreign countries
salty snacks
traveling the world, with my hubby, in a long flowy maxi dress :)
my family and my other family - my girlfriends
the first cup of coffee of the day
fireplace fires
champagne toasts (or prosecco, my favorite of lately)
all things mini - whisks, baking pans, espresso cups, etc... I am such a sucker for these!

And these moist and fluffy Vanilla Strawberry Pancakes.  I made these for my Valentine this morning...  He loved it!  What are you making for yours?


1 cup of white whole wheat flour
1 cup of skim milk
1 egg
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp organic vanilla extract
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp table salt
2 tbsp brown sugar
3/4 cup slice strawberries


In a large bowl mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  Add the wet ingredients, the milk, egg, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract.  Fold in strawberries.  Heat a saute pan or griddle to medium high heat.  In batches, add pancake batter to pan and let cook for 3-5 minutes or until batter bubbles.  Flip over for another 2-3 minutes.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar and fresh strawberries.  Happy Valentines Day!  Hope your day is full of love and laughter! Xoxo

Tip: Use a 1/4 measuring cup to create the perfect sized pancakes


  1. I would love that healthy pancake recipe!

  2. I love pancakes for breakfast. I've been looking for some new recipes. I had no idea there was such a thing as white whole wheat flour before reading this post. I can't wait to try these

  3. I love pancakes for breakfast too! White whole wheat flour is great, I really like King Arthur's. It is much milder than whole wheat flour, and a lot better for you than all-purpose flour.

  4. YES YES YES. :) I loveeeee pancakes. With all of my heart.

  5. Do you know how many calories are in a recipe or serving?

  6. Just a thing... In your recipe it says baking soda, and in your directions it says baking powder. Is it baking soda? I guess it probably wouldn't matter too much either way, just curious.

  7. I believe I used baking powder!! Thanks for the catch!

    I am also not sure how many calories, but a lot of people use http://www.sparkrecipes.com/ to get a calorie counts in recipes, hope that helps :)

  8. are these healthy? do you know the nutritional values etc? its fine if not :) x

  9. Yes they are healthy and delicious. Only 2 tbsp sugar and no butter, plus skim milk and whole wheat flour. Best of both worlds :)

  10. I loooooove the vanilla in these! They were quite delicious this morning. Next time, I'm going to scale back the milk by a little bit, but otherwise, it was beautiful.

  11. I've made these a few times and they are great! I have done exactly as above and they were perfect (fluffy, vanilla-y, mmmmm...) and have also added 1/3 cup of oats that I soak in the milk and then scaled the flour back a little bit, only egg white, blueberries instead of strawberries, soy vanilla milk, etc. This is a great base that you can adapt so easily. Thank you!

  12. Delicious!
    We're a hit :) I may have put some white choc in mine too :p

  13. Thank you so much for posting this, it looks amazingly rich and delicious!

  14. Looks so delicious. My kids would love these for breakfast.

  15. Hey, I made this today! I was surprised on how sweet the strawberries turn when they are cooked.

  16. Usually, my husband and I make your whole wheat pancakes on Sunday mornings, but today we decided to live on the wild side and try these out. They are heavenly! So thick, the right amount of sweet, and they melt in your mouth. Thanks for the ever-consistently perfect recipes.