Recipe below for coconut flour pancakes which are both gluten and lactose free!
The night before mother’s day I was in a bit of a panic after such a busy week. My mother is not easy to buy for and would much rather I spent quality time with her than buy her a material object. I was really stuck on what to do and only had an hour or two over breakfast before I had to work. As we both have dietary requirements meaning we shouldn’t eat gluten or lactose I went in search of the best healthy pancake recipe and here it is.
I was dubious about just how good the pancakes would be as it is often tricky to make recipes with alternative ingredients. However, we were pleasantly surprised!
It turns out that coconut flour works like a dream in pancakes. It’s light, airy and gives the pancakes a coconut-y sweetness, which means you don’t need to add any maple syrup (although we would always advise adding yummy toppings to your pancakes!).
There are more eggs than a regular pancake recipe, which help to bind the batter, without being overpowering. The pancakes taste like coconut clouds decorated with banana, strawberry and maple syrupy goodness.
The delicate pancakes should be fairly small in diameter, otherwise it’s difficult to flip ’em.
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Tidy time: 5 mins
Makes: 6 pancakes
¼ cup almond milk
3 tablespoons coconut oil (liquid state, not solid)
¼ cup coconut flour
1 tablespoon runny honey
¼ teaspoon baking powder
Pinch Himalayan rock salt
Heat a splash of oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
In a bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, honey and oil until combined.
In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder and salt until well blended.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients; stir with a whisk until smooth.
Drop ladlefuls of batter, ¼ cup each, into the pan.
Cook for 3 to 4 minutes until small bubbles begin to form on the top, and then flip ‘em!
Cook on the other side for 1 to 2 minutes until light brown on both sides and cooked through.
Serve warm with your favourite pancake toppings.
“Makes for a happy Mama!”
Adapted from Stephanie’s recipe at girl versus dough
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