Breakfast, Recipes

Beet Pancakes

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I know, I know but before you run for the door hear me out.ย  As you know I am always on a mission to incorporate more veggies into my babies diets. They are very good eaters honestly but Beets are a tough one even for the most forgiving palate. I personally do not like Beets in any form I have ever had them in. I remember them being a pickled unwanted garnish on salads at every Latino Restaurant I went to in the Bronx.

I found the recipe on Weelicious and I was intrigued and a little nervous I must admit. I have to say they were a hit with my little man, little lady was not as bowled over but I think they are worth giving a try. The taste of Beets is barely detectable and with a little syrup you will forget all about it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Beet Pancakes

Author: My Love for Cooking
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 3 Tbs Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 medium beets roasted and pureed* (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 1/4 cup Milk (I used Vanilla Coconut)
  • 1/3 cup Plain Greek Yogurt (I used Coconut Flavor, may try Blueberry next time)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3Tbs unsalted butter melted
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbs honey
Instructions
  1. ) Sift 1st five ingredients together.
  2. ) In a separate bowl whisk all wet ingredients
  3. ) Mix dry ingredients into wet till combined (do not over mix, lumps are okay)
  4. ) Add about 2 Tbs to a hot greased skillet or griddle and cook for about 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Roasting Beets
  6. * Wash and cut Beets in half. Fold a piece of foil in half and seal edges so they can steam. Bake on 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Use gloves or a paper towel to remove skins and puree till smooth.

 

4 Comments

  1. Hi Nicole,
    Such a wonderful idea to introduce beets like this! And who could refuse little pink hearts like that? My daughters would sure love them, so I might try these out!
    I usually make chocolate muffins with beets and they love them, but of course they don’ t know there are vegetables in them :-)!

    • Hi Marian

      Thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you and your lovies are all well. I hope you enjoy the recipe. I would love to try out the idea of chocolate muffins with beets. Thanks for sharing.

      Take care,
      Nicole

  2. So cute, I love that you cut them into heart-shapes too, they would be perfect for Valentine’s Day!

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