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Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pancakes

These pancakes are loaded with raisins and have a nice, hearty texture from the whole wheat flour.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy breakfast recipes, family recipes, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 pancakes
Calories 163kcal


  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Add the raisins and ½ cup of water to a small sauce pan. Turn on the heat to medium and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat and drain the water. Set raisins aside.
  • Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine. Stir in the raisins.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the buttermilk, egg, butter, and vanilla.
  • Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until combined, but still slightly lumpy.
  • Spray your cooking surface with non-stick cooking spray and place ¼ cup of the pancake batter in the pan.
  • Cook for 3 minutes per side or until cooked through. Repeat with remaining pancakes.


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1.1mg