Fruit & Veggie Pan Pancakes

Fruit & Veggie Pan Pancake

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1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup zucchini, grated

1/2 cup carrot, grated

2/3 cup milk

1/2 cup applesauce

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 banana

1/2 cup strawberries

1/2 cup blueberries


Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a 10x15 inch sheet pan in foil. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a microwave safe dish and brush half of it over the foil, coating evenly.

In a medium bowl, pour the remaining half of the melted butter (2 tablespoons). Grate half a cup each of zucchini and carrot and add to the butter. Also add milk, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla. Whisk until combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Add this mixture to the wet mixture and mix until combined.

Pour the pancake batter into the prepared sheet pan and even the batter out. Top with half a banana, cut into thin slices, as well as 1 cup worth of berries (we used half strawberry, cut into slices, and half blueberry).

Bake for 13-14 minutes in the preheated oven, until slightly risen and cooked through.

Serves 4. To serve 6, use a 17 x 11.5 sized sheet pan and make this recipe 1.5 times bigger.

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