Apple-Bran Pancakes

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  • Ingredients
    6 large EGGS
    1 cup milk
    3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
    1 cup shredded wheat bran cereal
    1 cup whole wheat flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    1/4 tsp. salt
    2 cups finely chopped peeled apples (about 2 medium)
    1/4 cup chopped pecans

    Yields: 4 servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/4th Recipe

    Calories: 462

    Total fat: 25 g
    Saturated fat: 5 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 8 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 10 g

    Cholesterol: 284 mg
    Sodium: 556 mg
    Carbohydrates: 47 g
    Fiber: 7 g
    Sugar: 12 g
    Protein: 18 g
    Vitamin A: 139 mcg
    Vitamin D: 2 mcg
    Folate: 57 mcg
    Choline: 248 mg
    Calcium: 193 mg
    Iron: 3 mg
    Potassium: 446 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein and choline and a good source of vitamin A and folate.


  1. BEAT eggs, milk and oil in large bowl until blended. STIR IN cereal; let stand until moistened, about 2 minutes.

  2. MIX flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. ADD to egg mixture; STIR just until dry ingredients are moistened. FOLD IN apples and pecans.

  3. HEAT lightly greased large nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat until hot. Reduce heat to medium-low. POUR 1/4 cup portions of batter into skillet; COOK until golden brown, turning once.

Insider Info

  • Serve with vanilla yogurt, pecan halves and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  • Always preheat skillet or griddle before cooking pancakes. Pan is hot when drops of water sizzle and dance on surface.