easy short-stack whole grain pancakes

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 pancakes 1x
  • Category: breakfast


fluffy and filled with whole grains, these easy pancakes use just 8 ingredients and take 10 minutes to make! they will definitely will be your new go-to pancake recipe!



  • 1 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour, all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 heaping teaspoon of cinnamon (more or less as desired)
  • 1 cup milk (any kind you like) – plus more as needed to reach desired consistency
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • Optional add-ins: fresh berries, chocolate chips, bananas, finely chopped walnuts, etc.


  1. Preheat griddle to 300 degrees F (or non-stick pan on a stove top over medium heat)
  2. Mix together dry ingredients, stirring well to combine
  3. Mix together wheat ingredients, whisking well to combine
  4. Combine wet with dry ingredients gently folding with a rubber spatula to combine
  5. Pour 1/3 cup batter onto the prepared griddle or pan. Flip once bubbles just start to form cooking on the other side about 3 more minutes or until just browned. Repeat until all the batter has been used


  • Pancakes freeze well in an airtight container or bag for up to 3 months.

Keywords: pancakes, breakfast, brunch

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