Oatmeal Cranberry Pancakes

Whole-grain goodness with the sweet and crunchy surprise of dried cranberries and sunflower seeds. Top off with our fresh fruit syrup for extra flavour!

Makes: 10-12 pancakes

Total Time: 25 Minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate


  • 360 ml (1½ cup) milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tablespoons light olive oil
  • 60 g (¾ cup) rolled oats, uncooked
  • 150 g (1¼ cup) whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 25 g (¼ cup) flax meal
  • 25 g (¼ cup) dried cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoons sunflower seeds


  1. Place milk, egg, oil and 20 g (¼ cup) rolled oats into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 6.
  4. Blend for 20 seconds.
  5. Combine the remaining oats, flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and flax meal in a large bowl, stirring to combine.
  6. Pour wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix gently by hand to combine.
  7. Stir in the dried cranberries and sunflower seeds.
  8. Allow mixture to set for 10 minutes before cooking.

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