sugar free apple pancakes
  • (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • (1 tsp.) baking soda
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • (2 Tbsp.) toasted wheat germ
  • (1 cup) nonfat buttermilk
  • (1/4 cup) unsweetened applesauce
  • (2 tsp.) vegetable oil
  • (1 large) egg, lightly beaten
  • Sugar-free maple syrup (optional)
  • Fresh fruit slices (optional)



Sugar Free Apple Pancakes

Applesauce adds moisture and sweetness to these buttermilk pancakes, served with fresh fruit slices on top.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 10 minutes


  1. 1Spray a nonstick griddle or nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and wheat germ. Use your hand to make a hole in the center of the mixture.
  3. 3In a separate bowl, combine buttermilk, applesauce, oil and egg. Pour into hole and stir until combined.
  4. 4Pour 1/4 cup batter at a time to form pancakes. Cook 2-3 minutes, or until tops start to bubble, flip and cook another minute. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with syrup and fruit, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 pancake

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 74
  • Total Fat 1.8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Cholesterol 22 mg
  • Sodium 143 mg
  • Fiber 0.6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Pancakes and Waffles

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.