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Now, for this week’s recipe…

CALIFORNIA AVOCADO-BUTTERMILK PANCAKES
Recipe Provided By Recipe created by Chris Scheuer, Café Sucre Farine for the California Avocado Commission
Tender, fluffy, low-fat pancakes made with a combination of whole grain and regular flours along with California Avocados. A breeze to throw together in the blender, they’re perfect for those mornings when time is short but you’re in the mood for something delicious and nutritious. And what happens when the most important meal of the day meets one of the most delicious fruits in the world? A better breakfast is born! Building your breakfast with the help of California Avocados is an easy way to enjoy a wholesome meal and provide you with energy to start the day. California Avocados are an excellent addition to a well-balanced breakfast. They contribute nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

Preparation: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 20 min
Serves: 6
Ingredients
• 2 cup low-fat buttermilk
• 2 large eggs
• 1 Tbsp. melted butter
• 1 Tbsp. honey
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract
• 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled and pitted
• 1 cup all-purpose flour
• ½ cup whole wheat flour
• 1 tsp. baking powder
• 1 tsp. baking soda
• ½ tsp. salt
Instructions
1. Combine buttermilk, eggs, melted butter, honey and vanilla in a blender container. Blend until well combined. Add avocado and blend until smooth.
2. Add remaining ingredients and pulse several times, just until dry ingredients are incorporated. Be careful to not over mix.
3. Heat a lightly oiled griddle over medium-high heat. Scoop batter onto griddle using a 1/4-cup measuring cup. When bubbles appear on the surface of the pancakes flip to other side with a wide spatula. Cook on second side until golden brown. Serve hot.
Serving Suggestions: Delicious served with fresh fruit, syrup, preserves or a dusting of confectioner sugar.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
Copyright © 2013, California Avocado Commission
Nutrition information per serving
Calories 240; Total Fat 9 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 4 g); Cholesterol 70 mg; Sodium 590 mg; Potassium 340 mg; Total Carbohydrates 32 g; Dietary Fiber 3 g; Total Sugars 7 g; Protein 9 g; Vitamin A 225 (IU); Vitamin C 3 mg; Calcium 171 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 16 (IU); Folate 77 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.07 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 15%; Iron 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
© 2013 California Avocado Commission

Category : Uncategorized Posted on July 30, 2013

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