Buttermilk Pancakes

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Dietary Interest:: low sodium, low fat, low cholesterol, vegetarian


12 pancakes

Total Time:

25 Minutes





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  • 2 cups (480 ml) buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) light olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (50 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (125 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (120 g) whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Place buttermilk, eggs, oil, salt, and sugar into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 5 or 6.
  4. Blend for 5 seconds and remove lid plug.
  5. Add flour, baking soda, and baking powder through the lid plug opening.
  6. Replace lid plug and blend for an additional 20 to 25 seconds, using the tamper until mixture is combined.
  7. Pour 1/8 to 1/4 cup (30-60 ml) batter onto hot, prepared griddle and bake.

For recipe variation, use 1 cup of wheat berries instead of the flour. Grind berries in Dry Grains Container for 1 minute on High prior to using in recipe.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 pancake

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Sodium 301 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 5 g