Whole Wheat Applesauce Pancakes with Fresh Peach Compote

INGREDIENTS:

Compote:

  • 1 pound fresh peaches, skinned, pitted and sliced (or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Pancakes:

  • 2 1/4 cups unbleached whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/8 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 3 egg whites, lightly beaten until frothy
  • 1 1/2 cup fat free milk

METHOD:

  1. In a medium saucepan, add the peaches, brown sugar, water and cinnamon and bring to a boil, turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture has started to get thick and the liquid is syrupy.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a batter bowl with a whisk until incorporated well.
  3. Add the applesauce, egg whites and milk and stir until the dry ingredients are incorporated.
  4. Preheat your griddle and using a 1/4 cup measure, pour the batter onto the hot griddle.  Top with sliced bananas and cook until the bottoms are golden and then flip.
  5. Serve with maple syrup and enjoy!
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