Pomegranate Pancakes

Pomegranate Pancakes

Serving these bejeweled pancakes is a great way to introduce nutritious pomegranates to kids. Pomegranates are high in fiber, antioxidants, vitamin K and potassium and they are super kid-friendly! Recipe by Laura Bashar of Family Spice


  1. In a medium sized bowl whisk together:
    • 2 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp salt
  2. In a separate bowl whisk together:
    • 2 eggs, extra-large
    • 1 1/2 cup yogurt, plain Greek
    • 3/4 cup milk, low-fat
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  3. Fold in dry ingredients into bowl containing wet ingredients until lumpy batter is formed. Do not overmix.
  4. Set aside:
    • 2 cup pomegranate arils
  5. Turn on electric griddle or heat your large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Pour approximately 1/2 cup of batter onto each side of waffle iron.
  7. Cook until small bubbles form on pancakes, about 2 minutes, then add approximately 2 Tablespoons of pomegranate arils.
  8. Cook for another minute or two or until the top edges of the pancake starts to cook.
  9. Flip pancakes over and cook until done, about 3 more minutes.
  10. Place cooked pancake on a plate and cover with foil. Continue cooking the rest of the pancakes until the batter if finished.
  11. For the pomegranate syrup, combine:
    • 3/4 cup maple syrup
    • 2 TBS pomegranate concentrate
  12. Serve pancakes with pomegranate syrup and remaining pomegranate arils.

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 5 min

Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 3 pancakes

Cooking Tips: Click here to learn how to seed a pomegranate.