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Mom's Applesauce Pancakes

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"This was passed down from my mother. I don't know where she got it, but it was always a special request at brunches. Serve with maple syrup or apple butter."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 319
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, stir together pancake mix and cinnamon. Make a well in the center of the pancake mix. Add the eggs, applesauce, lemon juice and milk; stir until smooth.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 319 calories; 4.3 60.2 10.1 95 1016 Full nutrition

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One of the reviewers gave the most helpful tip: Do NOT use a "just add water" pancake mix. Use a "real" pancake mix. Also, the lemon juice makes a big difference, IMO.

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Okay pancakes; I might make these again. I read the reviews before making them and the only things I would say is that if you're like me and you have the "just add water" kind of pancake mixes (...

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Okay pancakes; I might make these again. I read the reviews before making them and the only things I would say is that if you're like me and you have the "just add water" kind of pancake mixes (...

One of the reviewers gave the most helpful tip: Do NOT use a "just add water" pancake mix. Use a "real" pancake mix. Also, the lemon juice makes a big difference, IMO.

My kids really liked these. We used cinnamon applesauce, left out the lemon juice (didn't have any) and used Krusteaz Buttermilk mix. I did add just a little extra milk to make up for not usin...

these were yummy. not overly sweet and with the syrup I made to put on top, the pancakes were not sweet like regular pancakes & syrup. Made a Cinnamon Apple Syrup to put on them that I found in...

Amazing! I made these exactly as specified and they were wonderful. Very hearty and filling, but with a wonderful light flavor. I used unsweetened applesauce and 1 % milk, with Krusteaz buttermi...

I used the Homemade Pancake Mix from this site because I used all my off-brand pancake mix several months back. I used sour milk and an organic blueberry applesauce I bought cheaply at Grocery O...

I highly recommend these pancakes! I doubled the recipe as there are 5 of us and it only called for 4 servings. These pancakes are very filling, and make quite a bit, so sticking with the orig...

Shirley - your mother is a genius! I rarely use store-bought pancake mix but the mix sits in my cupboard and this is an awesome way to use it up! These were terriffic!! We LOVED them! I did add ...

These are good pancakes and I will make them again. I also agree with the lady that said, people should stop changing the recipes and then giving them a bad rating. My wife does the same thing a...