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Oven-Baked Cherry Pancake
1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 Splenda or stevia packet (or your favorite sweetener)
1/3 cup almond milk
1 whole egg
1/4 cup egg whites
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp coconut oil
10 cherries, sliced in half and pitted
How to Prepare
1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2 Mix protein powder, flour, baking powder and sweetener in a bowl until evenly mixed.
3 Add milk, eggs, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Whisk until well blended. Set aside.
4 Coat 8 inch or 9 inch baking pan with cooking spray. Add coconut oil and cherries.
5 Put in preheated oven for approximately 2 minutes until oil is melted and slightly browned.
6 Carefully remove pan from oven using mitt, and pour the batter over the top of the cherries.
7 Put back in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the entire pancake is puffy, golden brown, and crisp around the edges. Enjoy!
Per serving (serves 1): 350 calories, 28 grams protein, 34.2 grams carbohydrates, 11.3 gram fat
Editor’s Note: If you have any specific requests or would like to share your feedback on the above recipes, please e-mail Allison Frahn at AliFrahn@yahoo.com.