Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  173
  • Protein  6 g
  • Carbohydrates  25 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  39 mg
  • Sodium  258 mg
  • Potassium  127 mg
  • Phosphorus  102 mg
  • Calcium  76 mg
  • Fiber  0.7 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1/2 milk
  • 1/2 salt

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Sour milk is used instead of buttermilk, which is higher in sodium.
  • The griddle must be hot. It is hot enough if a drop of batter sizzles.
  • Pour 1/4 cup batter for medium-sized pancake. Recipe makes 18 pancakes.
  • As soon as bubbles form, flip over.
  • This recipe is easy to cut in half. Leftover batter can be stored in sealed container for several days in refrigerator.

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dbd1999a says:
3

Can you use almond or rice milk instead of 2%? Thanks. Dietitian comment: Yes it should work fine but I have not tested it.

Mar. 14, 2017, 9:32 PM
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mildave says:
5

Just tried these. Awesome! Since it's the two of us, I halved the recipe. The nice thing about a recipe that's so basic, is I could be creative. Omitted the salt and sugar. Added 1 Tbls. of vanilla extract, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Threw in some fresh blueberries. Definitely adding to my recipes!

Jan. 08, 2017, 7:34 AM
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hawklover says:
5

Are these recipes low in potassium? I need to restrict my potassium intake and wondering if everyone with kidney problems are the same. I have only found out things by my own research. Seems that so many things that are healthy are nit so if you have low functioning kidneys. So confusing. Dietitian comment: Yes, we limit the potassium containing ingredients so each recipe is suitable for a lower potassium plan.

Jun. 24, 2016, 7:00 PM
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imorales says:
5

These sound great! Can I replace the regular baking powder with Ener-G baking powder? Dietitian comment: Yes, Ener-G baking powder is sodium and potassium-free. It still contains phosphorus--535mg/1 teaspoon which is similar to other baking powders.

May. 14, 2016, 8:25 PM
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5

Great recipe. Husband really liked them so they go in the make again category.

Nov. 30, 2015, 6:25 AM
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jamielj66 says:
5

Has anyone tried making these replacing part of the flour with protein powder? I hate using up part of my fluid restriction with protein powder. Trying to find recipes high in protein yet not high in fat, phosphorous or sugar.

Oct. 06, 2015, 4:27 AM
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kobbler says:
2

you can dodge some of the phosphurus and potassium if you use soda water and skip baking powder or use yeast for the levin

May. 18, 2015, 8:37 PM
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5

I used half milk and half non dairy creamer. Also added packet of nectresse in place of sugar. That came out great. Also cooked the whole batch and froze in packages of two for quick reheat any time.

May. 11, 2015, 7:17 AM
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3

As I did go over the recipes I noticed that most of items may result in excess to my kidneys ; GFR ABOUT 11, so I need a more frugal diet. My renal condition is to the extreme, in low condition. I need to go with a better planned diet, at least for breakfast.

May. 04, 2015, 5:08 PM
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5

Thank you for this website a big help to create healthy meals for my husband.

Feb. 02, 2015, 10:26 AM
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jeddejj says:
2

i have been using this same recipe that i had found in an old cook book of mine without the vinegar. i added a table spoon (more like 2) OF VANILLA EXTRA. (I SO MISS THE BUTTER MILK PANCAKE MIX!!!!)

May. 30, 2014, 3:50 PM
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liver2012 says:
5

Made this for breakfast and used Mocha Mix instead of milk. Absolutely delicious!

Jul. 21, 2013, 11:41 AM
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UMEONE says:
5

As I said before, I have tried the Pancake & the Tex-Mex Sausage recipes & they are both very good & they do not blow a hole in my morning food budget. Just don't forget to use Sugerless Syrup

May. 08, 2013, 2:55 PM
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5paack2254 says:
3

Thanks for the recipe, am new to the renal diet so finding foods I can eat within the restrictions I have is great. I made this for my family this morning and we all enjoyed them, they were definitely a different texture but still great. I did how ever have to add a little more flower to thicken up the batter, at first it was more like crepes.

Feb. 24, 2013, 8:55 AM
Pancakes
4

Doubled sugar, added 1tsp. Vanilla and cut milk back to 1 1/2 cups. Pancakes were a little thin but my family liked them!

Apr. 15, 2012, 7:06 AM
Pancakes
4

My kids LOVED them!!!

Mar. 18, 2012, 7:41 AM
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5

THANKS SO MUCH,,ILL BE MAKING PANCAKES FOR MY FAMILY,,AND MY PHOSPHATE WONT GO UP,,THANKS

Nov. 07, 2011, 6:21 PM
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leonorm says:
3

For those of you that tried it, did you use baking soda or carbonated soda? Moderator comment: The correct ingredient is baking soda. I will update the recipe to clarify. Thanks for your comment Norma!

Aug. 25, 2011, 9:53 PM
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Rocky_ says:
4

Found the mix a little loose. Next time I'll mix with a spoon instead of a mixer. I added blueberries to the pancake; this tasted great!

Jun. 26, 2010, 5:59 PM
Pancakes
5

I left the oil out and just cooked with a little butter in the pan to keep them from sticking. Came out pretty yummy, my whole family enjoyed them. We used to use Bisquick and such to make our pancakes so it was a nice alternative to be able to still have my favorite breakfast food.

Jan. 11, 2010, 6:42 PM
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says:
4

Just tried this - it was easy and taste great.

Nov. 08, 2009, 8:54 AM
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redbuns says:
5

I agree with you 100%.

Oct. 15, 2008, 12:10 PM
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says:
5

I THINK THIS WEB-SITE IS GREAT.

Oct. 02, 2008, 1:17 PM

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