Friday, November 17, 2006

Cinnamonny Apple Almond Pancakes

Yet another pancake recipe! I don't think this one will out-do the pumpkin pancake recipe I posted 2 weeks ago however they are quite yummy. The almonds, much to my surprise, were not detectable flavor-wise but I like how they add protein and alkalinize the meal. They taste really good with maple syrup; I wouldn't have them with any other sort of syrup though.

Cinnamonny Apple Almond Pancakes

½ cup almonds
1-2 teaspoons safflower oil + more for oiling
1 cup + ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
½ cup apple juice
¼ cup soy milk
2 teaspoons agave nectar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
1 Jonagold apple (or other good baking apple)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup spelt flour
2 teaspoons baking powder

In a blender, liquefy the almonds, safflower oil, apple juice and soy milk. Add the applesauce, agave nectar, cinnamon, and cardamom and blend well.

Quarter the apple and remove the seeds and the tough parts. Using a Japanese mandolin or a sharp knife, very thinly slice the apple quarters into half moon shapes. Roughly chop the half moons.

In a large bowl, sift together the flours and the baking powder. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ones and stir together until “just mixed”. Fold in the apple slices.

Lightly oil a non-stick pan with safflower oil and follow your usual pancake making technique. The trick to these is to make sure the bottom is thoroughly cooked and starting to brown darkly before flipping.

Vegan Pancakes Take Over the Universe!!! :)



Anonymous said...

Looks good but I think all my pancakes are going to be pumpkin for quite some time now!

bazu said...

Looks great! The pancake armies will join with the cupcake forces and world domination is not far behind! Hee hee.
Hey, we have matching placemats! Why do I always notice silly things like that?

I'm interested in acid/alkaline balances in the diet, so it was cool to read about almonds.

Anonymous said...

Mmmmmmmmm, looks delish !
I love apple pancakes :) Thank you :)

So, you'll be the author of that cookbook right ?

aTxVegn said...

These sound so yummy and "in season."

But the apple fan garnish is my favorite part (since I shouldn't eat the pancake).

Nikk said...

So you can't drop the apple addiction, eh? :)

Looks great!

madeinalaska said...

Nice work! It’s nice to see no white refine sugar needed!

I bet the little ones would LOVE them! Especially when I tell them super hero Ben made them first.. Watch out he, and his various yummy vegan pancakes are going to take over the Universe!

b36Kitchen said...

Thanks for the recipe. I'm going to make this for out Thanksgiving breakfast I think. I love apple and I love cinnamon.

About your question to my use of miso in my pesto. It is used to replace the cheese usually in it. I use mellow miso the most. My pesto making is measured by my eyes so I don't know how much to tell you to put it. The last time I tried to measure out my ingredients my pesto didn't turn out how it usually does. Maybe next time! I really want to get an actual Pesto recipe written down.

Have fun.


b36Kitchen said...

hey again. I just found Matthew Kenney's journal online so I thought I'd pass it on to ya!
also check out

there is a bunch of info on him in the new VegNews mag. he was named the chef of the year or somthing like that.


Candi said...

*bows to the lack of white sugar* Looks great and healthy too! I love almonds! I like how you mixed the flours too - wheat and spelt. These and your pumpkin ones will take over the Universe, one blogger at a time.

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