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Oat Bran Cranberry Pancakes

Prep time
1 hr
Special Diets
Adapted with permisson from Simply in Season (c) 2005, Herald Press


Worthy of Sunday morning with the whole family. This is the type of breakfast that will make you want to linger at the table. Toothsome and pleasing, these autumnally spiced whole-grain pancakes flecked with bits of cranberry and apple are covered in a sweet-tart cranberry syrup.


3⁄4 coat bran
1⁄2 cwhole wheat flour
1 Tsalt
1⁄4 tcinnamon
1⁄4 tdried powdered ginger, plus pinch for cranberry syrup
1 cmilk
1 egg
1 Toil
2 thoney, warm, plus 2 tbs. for cranberry syrup
1⁄2 cchopped cranberries
1⁄2 cchopped apple
1 ccranberry juice (for cranberry syrup)
1 Tcornstarch (for cranberry syrup)


Pancakes: Stir dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Whisk together the milk, egg, oil and honey and mix into the dry ingredients. Fold in fruit. Ladle onto a medium-hot oiled skillet or griddle, using about 1/4-cup batter for each pancake. If desired top with cranberry syrup. Cranberry syrup: Boil syrup ingredients together until slightly thickened.


Garnish with a round orange slice for a beautiful color combination.