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Calories in Whole Wheat Pancakes

Leena Palande Feb 14, 2020
Do you love pancakes? Looking for pancake calories? I love healthy whole wheat pancakes and so does my family. Read on to know the calorie content and nutrition facts of whole wheat pancakes.
Flat and fluffy pancakes are one of the most sought after foods in all corners of the world; as they come with wonderful flavors and they keep you satiated for a longer period of time. Pancakes have been a part of regular diet of people, since thousands of years.
Although whole wheat dough rises much more slowly than white flour, whole wheat pancakes are healthier than the pancakes made from white flour. Delicious and light homemade pancakes are usually enjoyed as breakfast. Ingredients like maple syrup, butter and honey, help enhance the flavor and nutritional value of pancakes.
Jams, chocolate chips, fruits, dry fruits and nuts, various types of syrups, seafood and meat, are some of the most common ingredients used to top or fill the pancakes. Pancakes served with whipped cream and / or jam, sugar or vanilla ice-cream, are enjoyed as desserts. Whole wheat pancake calories may vary according to the recipe and ingredients used.

Calories in Whole Wheat Pancakes

According to the USDA National Nutrient Database,
  • 100 g of whole wheat pancakes, dry mix, incomplete contain: 344 calories.
  • 1 oz. (28.35 g) of whole wheat pancakes, dry mix, incomplete contain: 98 calories.
  • 1 cup poured from box (140 g) of whole wheat pancakes, dry mix, incomplete contain: 482 calories.
  • 100 g of whole wheat pancakes, dry mix, prepared contain: 208 calories.
  • 1 oz. (28.35 g) of whole wheat pancakes, dry mix, prepared contain: 59 calories.
  • 1 whole wheat pancake (4'' diameter / 44 g) contains 92 calories.
  • 1 whole wheat pancake (6'' diameter / 129 g) contains 268 calories.

Whole Wheat Pancake Nutrition Facts

One 6'' whole wheat pancake (129 g) contains:
  • Calories: 268
  • Protein: 10.96 g
  • Total Fat: 8.38 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.256 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.247 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.104 g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.93 g
  • Dietary fiber: 3.6 g
  • Calcium: 322 mg
  • Iron: 4.01 mg
  • Magnesium: 59 mg
  • Phosphorus: 481 mg
  • Potassium: 360 mg
  • Sodium: 738 mg
  • Water: 68.11 g
  • Zinc: 1.34 mg
  • Copper: 0.103 mg
  • Manganese: 1.994 mg
  • Selenium: 25 mcg
  • Folate: 37 mcg
  • Thiamin: 0.254 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.682 mg
  • Niacin: 2.979 mg
  • Vitamin B6: 0.142 mg
  • Vitamin C: 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin B12: 0.37 mcg
  • Pantothenic acid: 0.668 mg
  • Vitamin A: 292 IU
  • Cholesterol: 79 mg
  • Ash: 3.61 g

Making Whole Wheat Pancakes

Innumerable number of pancake recipes are available on the Internet. You can choose an easy whole wheat pancake recipe of your own choice. Pancakes can be made without butter and oil, to reduce the fat and calories.
You can add buttermilk, you can even replace buttermilk with skimmed milk, and you can use honey in place of sugar. Thus, you can change the recipe as you want. Just make sure that there are no lumps in the batter and you cook the batter properly. It is very easy to make pancakes.
Salty (not sugary) pancakes are also very popular, and they are found almost in every culture. Eggs, flour, milk, buttermilk or water, oil or melted butter, are common ingredients of salty pancakes.
Aunt Jemima ready mix flour was the first ready-mix food that was used for making pancakes. It was introduced in 1889. These days, hundreds of brands produce ready-mix pancake flour.
Whole wheat pancake calories are healthy calories, as they provide various vitamins and minerals, along with dietary fiber. They are a good source of proteins and carbohydrates.
To avoid excessive consumption of calories, sodium and cholesterol, pancakes should be consumed in moderation. Those who are allergic to wheat can use buckwheat to make delicious and fluffy pancakes.