1 1/2 cups soy milk
1/2 cup soft silken tofu
1/3 cup solid vegetable shortening
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
1/4 cup pecans, coarsely crushed
Vegetable oil, for frying
Nondairy margarine, as a condiment
Maple syrup, as a condiment
• Put the soy milk, tofu, vegetable shortening, flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and apples into a food processor and pulse until the ingredients are blended and the apples are finely chopped. Fold in the pecans.
• Heat a griddle or large frying pan coated with a thin layer of vegetable oil over medium heat. Pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto the hot griddle. Cook until bubbles appear then flip the pancake and cook it until it is lightly browned.
• Serve immediately with nondairy margarine and maple syrup.
Makes 8 to 10 pancakes