Chocolate Chip Valentine's Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Valentine Pancakes
Start your Valentine’s Day off with a delicious breakfast with your loved one! Swap out a few traditional ingredients for pancakes that satisfy your appetite and improve heart health. chocolate-chip-valentines-pancakes.jpg  
 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Splenda® sugar blend
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup pecans, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips          

Directions

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Add wet ingredients and mix until there are no dry spots; don’t over mix. Add pecans and dark chocolate chips.
  2. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Pour ½ cup of pancake batter onto pan (heart-shaped if desired). When the pancake starts to bubble (1-2 minutes) and edges look cooked through, flip and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Top pancakes with fresh strawberries. Serve with lite or sugar free syrup or whipped topping.

Serves 4

Nutrition Information
Per 1 pancake serving            
Calories: 295
Total Fat: 11 g
   Saturated Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 205 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 44 g
   Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 10 g