Apple Pancakes


1 cup all purpose flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

2 cups milk

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup butter, melted

1-2 apples, cored and very thinly sliced

1 -2 tablespoons sugar

Additional butter for pan


  1. Stir together flours and all other dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs and vanilla.
  3. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and then stir in the butter.
  4. Heat some butter in a large skillet. 
  5. Sprinkle apple slices with sugar and then place, sugar side down, on hot skillet.
  6. Spoon pancake batter over the apple slice, covering and surrounding it.  Cook until bubbles form on the outside ring of the pancake - about 5 minutes, then flip and cook 3 - 4 minutes more until nice light brown.
  7. Serve immediately with maple syrup.