Zucchini-Cinnamon Pancakes

  • Yield 10 pieces

Tender and delicious—and chock-full of healthful zucchini, these pancakes are a great breakfast treat.

Zucchini-Cinnamon Pancakes
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Teresa Blackburn


3/4 cup white whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 cup 2 percent reduced-fat milk
3/4 cup grated zucchini, excess liquid squeezed out
Cooking spray


  1. Combine flour and next 6 ingredients (flour through salt).
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, butter and milk. Add to flour mixture, and whisk to combine. Stir in zucchini.
  3. Spray griddle with cooking spray. Spoon batter onto griddle (1/4-cup per pancake) and cook over medium heat, flipping when tiny bubbles appear in the pancake. Continue cooking until golden on each side. Great served with maple syrup and blueberries.

Recipe by Meg Favreau



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