Maple Pancakes


Serving Size:
two 4" pancakes

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple extract


  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center of the dry mixture. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the egg whites, milk, oil and maple extract.
  3. Add egg mixture all at once into to the dry mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).
  4. To make 4” pancakes, pour about 1/4 cup batter onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or heavy skillet.
  5. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes on each side or until pancakes are golden. Flip the pancake when it has bubbly surface and edges are slightly dry. To keep pancakes light and fluffy, turn only once and avoid pressing with the spatula.

Helpful hints

  • Serve with syrup, fruit spread or berries.
  • To keep total breakfast sodium intake low, use unsalted butter on pancakes and avoid salty breakfast meats.
  • This recipe was revised after the video was made. The 1/4 cup liquid egg substitute was replaced with 2 egg whites, and the 1 cup nondairy creamer was replaced with 1 cup 1% low-fat milk. These changes were made to omit ingredients that contain phosphate additives.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 178

Protein 6 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 2 mg

Sodium 297 mg

Potassium 126 mg

Phosphorus 116 mg

Calcium 174 mg

Fiber 0.7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1/2 fat

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