Lemon yogurt pancakes are a light, sweet, and decadent breakfast treat. But because of the addition of Greek yogurt, they are a little more healthy and have a bit of protein. Shhhh, don’t tell the family.
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Pancakes are something that I only make when we have guests or on special occasions. And why? I love them. They’re easy. Well, no more. These lemon yogurt pancakes can be a weekend indulgence that isn’t really that indulgent.
WHAT DO I NEED FOR THIS RECIPE?
This recipe starts out with the typical pancake ingredients of flour, baking powder, baking soda, and a little salt.
Then it gets interesting. The addition of lemon zest and lemon juice adds tang and a bright lemon flavor to the batter.
Whole milk, lemon Greek yogurt, and eggs will add moisture. Honey will add a bit of sweetness. And finally, the teaspoon of vanilla extract smooths out the flavors and marries them together.
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These easy lemon yogurt pancakes are fresh tasting, light, and healthier than regular pancakes. Full of lemon flavor, they even pack a protein punch thanks to the Greek yogurt in the batter.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
Zest of 2 medium lemons
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
¾ cup whole milk
1 cup lemon Greek yogurt
2 large eggs, room temperature
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Lemon Greek Yogurt
In a glass measuring cup, stir together the lemon juice and milk. Set aside.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and fold together with a spatula until just barely combined. The batter will be thick. DO NOT overmix the batter.
Use ¼ cup measure to scoop out the batter. Cook for 2-3 minutes until bubbles form on the top.
Use a spatula to flip the pancake and cook the other side for an additional 2-3 minutes until golden.
Serve warm or keep warm in a 200-degree oven until ready to serve.
Garnish with a dollop of lemon Greek yogurt and a drizzle of honey.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 6 minutes
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Griddle
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: lemon yogurt pancakes, pancakes, breakfast, brunch, Mother's Day recipes, lemon recipes, Greek yogurt, healthy pancakes
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