Oh, so you thought you’d make some healthy and delicious oatmeal pancakes for breakfast? Sounds like a great idea – make a big batch, freeze’em, and pop them in the toaster in the morning for a quick on-the-go breakfast.
Yeah, Heem, I know, but I’ve got this whole canister of oatmeal – I might as well use it. In fact, let’s double the recipe; I gotta get rid of this stuff.
(original recipe – Heart-Healthy Oatmeal Pancakes)
milk – strike one. Substitute coconut milk. check.
oatmeal – check.
oatmeal flour – wha? *drags out food processor* check.
baking powder – nope. But it’s optional, so…
salt – check.
egg whites – check.
cinnamon – check. Scratch that. I had cinnamon – at Steve’s house. So…cocoa powder? check.
Dang, pancakes, you’re looking GOOD. Let’s have a taste test!
Shoot, these taste like oatmeal. Plain oatmeal. I need some sweetness in my life!
*rummages in the fridge* How about some blueberries?
Taste test No. 2
Verdict: These things still taste like coconut-flavored cardboard. With blueberries mixed in. W.T.F.
*breaks down and adds some brown sugar and vanilla*
I didn’t even try the rest of the batch. I just cooked them all and threw them in the freezer. This morning I popped two in the toaster and…