Fluffy Berry Oat Pancakes (made with 100% whole grains)

Fluffy Berry Oat Pancakes (made with 100% whole grains)


  • 3/4 cup milk + 2 tablespoons white vinegar or 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup quick oats old fashioned oats can also be used
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar*
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fresh berries any combination of blueberries, sliced strawberries, blackberries, or raspberries, plus more for serving
  • butter for frying
  • maple syrup for serving


  • Mix the milk and vinegar in a measuring cup and set aside for 5 minutes (the milk will thicken and sour to the consistency of buttermilk).
  • Meanwhile, mix the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a medium bowl.
  • After 5 minutes is up, crack an egg into the milk mixture and beat.
  • Add egg mixture to dry ingredients, stirring until just combined (do not overwork the batter!)
  • Fold 1 cup of berries into the batter gently.
  • Heat a heavy or cast iron skillet / griddle and cook pancakes in melted butter in 1/3 cup amounts over medium heat. Flip when slightly browned around edges and bubbles form at the top.
  • Serve with extra berries and maple syrup.

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