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Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Mix

November/December 2008

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Say goodbye to frozen pancakes or box mixes: dried blueberries give this pancake mix rich blueberry flavor and the pecans liven up the texture with a bit of crunch.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I put this mix in a pretty glass jar and paired it with a bottle of real maple syrup and a pound of good coffee for a Christmas gift. Our friends loved the gift and said the pancakes were very tasty. "
Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Mix

Makes: 2 1/2 cups dry mix (makes 8 servings, 2 pancakes each)

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted (see Tip)
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. To make dry mix: Whisk all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, blueberries, pecans, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. To make pancakes: Whisk 2 large eggs, 2 large egg whites, 1 1/2 cups nonfat buttermilk and 2 tablespoons canola oil in a medium bowl. Put Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Mix in a large bowl. Make a well in the center of the mix; add wet ingredients and stir until just combined. Use about 1/4 cup batter for each pancake.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: The mixture of dry ingredients can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 month or frozen for up to 3 months.
  • Tip: Place chopped pecans in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 259 calories; 10 g fat (1 g sat, 6 g mono); 54 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 3 g fiber; 356 mg sodium; 109 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat


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