Spiced Pancakes with Apple Topping

Spiced Pancakes with Apple Topping

Category: Better-For-You* Breakfast Entertaining Quick Dishes

  • Recipe serves 4 servings

  • Prep Time 10 min

  • Cook Time 20 min

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 3/4 cup apple juice

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or pancake syrup

  • 3 large apples, cored, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices

  • 1 cup original pancake and waffle mix or 1 container (16 oz.) frozen pancake batter, thawed

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided

  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger (optional)

  • 2 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet and cook sugar, 1/2 cup apple juice, syrup and apples over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until apples are tender.


  • Meanwhile, prepare pancake mix according to package directions, blending in 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, vanilla and ginger. Cook pancakes in another 12-inch nonstick skillet or on griddle, turning once, until done.


  • Blend remaining 1/4 cup apple juice, cornstarch and remaining 1/4 tsp. cinnamon in small bowl with wire whisk. Add to apples and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with pancakes topped with the Spread and pancake syrup.

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