Apple Cinnamon Kefir Pancakes Recipe



  • ½ cup oats, ground in blender or food processor (can substitute ½ cup flour)
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon cinnamon (to taste)
  • 1 cup milk kefir
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil, sunflower oil, or grapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey or maple syrup
  • 1 small apple, chopped
  • Chopped nuts (optional) 


  1. In a bowl, mix together the oats, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  2. In a blender, mix together the kefir, oil, vanilla extract, egg, butter, and honey or maple syrup.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and blend just until smooth.
  4. Add the apple and mix just until combined (don't puree the apple).
  5. Drop 1/4 cup for each pancake on a hot griddle greased lightly with coconut oil or butter. Top the baking pancake batter with a few chopped nuts if desired. When the top of the batter is slightly dry (a couple of minutes), flip the pancake and cook on the other side.


Makes 12 pancakes.

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