Lucky New Year Apple Pie Pancakes

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Each New Year people chow down on certain foods to evoke good luck throughout the year. Apples are a symbol of developing love or love that has yet to blossom, optimism of the future, harmony and pleasure. Apples reveal a five-point star when cut across the middle, which represents a balanced life. They also symbolize knowledge, wisdom and prosperity for a powerful life. Try this super easy recipe for Apple Pie Pancakes and get your dose of luck for the New Year!
 
Apple Pie Pancakes:

WHAT YOU'LL NEED
1/3 cup flour
2 tbsp oats
1/2 cup finely-chopped apple
1 tsp cinnamon
2/3 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tbsp sugar (omit if you don’t want sweet pancakes)
1/3 cup milk of choice (or more, for thinner pancakes)
 
WHAT TO DO
Combine dry ingredients in a bowl, then add the wet ingredients. Mix, then cook in an oiled pan, on low-medium heat, flipping each pancake once. Top your lucky pancakes with syrup or ice cream of choice. You can also cut up more apples, sprinkle them with cinnamon and sugar  and boil them in a little water to make an apple compote.
 

Aja Gatling is a 24 year old fitness enthusiast who loves to travel the world. The alumni of University of Westminster (London, UK) recently received her Master's degree in Music Business Management after relocating from New York to London in 2015. Her passion for writing began in high school as a health and fitness reporter for Teen Diaries/Pretty Girls Sweat. The former track runner and coach now operates as digital marketer and sales manager and has worked with artist nationally and internationally through her work at Sony Music, Live Nation and 2breal Media UK. She plans to bring PGS to the United Kingdom very soon!