German Apple Flax Pancakes

german apple pancake
german apple pancake

German Apple Flax Pancakes

They might look decadent but these delicious, fresh baked treats are naturally good for you (like always).
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Keyword: baked, healthy
Servings: 6
Calories: 270kcal



  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup egg whites (about 8 large egg whites)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Apple Mixture

  • 3 cored, halved and thinly sliced green apples
  • 1/4 cup Z sweet (a fantastic natural sweetener you can find at Whole Foods)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • To prepare batter, lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, flax seeds, 1 tablespoon coconut sugar, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Combine egg whites, coconut milk, coconut oil, and vanilla in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  • Let stand 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • To prepare apple mixture, coat bottom and sides of a 10 inch ovenproof skillet with cooking spray.
  • Combine 1/4 cup Z sweet, cinnamon; sprinkle half of mixture evenly over bottom and sides of pan. Arrange apple in an even spoke-like layer in pan.
  • Sprinkle apple with remaining sugar mixture.
  • Cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until mixture bubbles.
  • Slowly pour batter over apple mixture.
  • Bake at 425 for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 375 (do not remove pancake from oven); bake an additional 13 minutes or until center is set.
  • Carefully loosen pancake with a spatula. Gently slide pancake onto a serving platter.
  • Sift powdered sugar over top. Cut into 6 wedges; serve immediately.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g

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