Coconut Flour Pancakes Recipe (gluten free, grain free, low carb, dairy free)

Enjoy a classic breakfast favorite the smart, delicious way with my Coconut Flour Pancakes recipe.

Served up direct from my kitchen and TOTAL CRAVINGS CLEANSE: Your Ultimate Mind-Body Reboot program, this recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, dairy-free, supports cravings-control, and weight loss and maintenance, not to mention it tastes frikkin’ delicious!

THE LOWDOWN

Servings: Makes 14-16 silver dollar pancakes (approx. 4 servings of 4 pancakes)

Prep time: 8 minutes

Required tools

  • Medium-sized mixing bowl
  • Whisk or hand-blender 
  • Ceramic nonstick skillet, pan, griddle, or wrought-iron skillet to medium-high heat
  • Heat-safe non-toxic turner (i.e. silicone, bamboo, stainless steel)
  • Plate

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 pasture eggs
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract (for sweeter version; leave out for savory version)
  • 1/2-2/3 cup water

SUPER-EASY PREP

Mix all ingredients in a bowl until smooth, using a whisk or hand blender.

Heat a greased ceramic nonstick skillet, pan, griddle, or wrought-iron skillet to medium-high heat. 

With a tablespoon, measure out batter in silver dollar-sized pancakes. Add more as needed. Cook each pancake until a ring forms around the outside and bubbles appear in the middle, flip once with turner.

OPTIONS + SUGGESTIONS

Replace water with half a can of full-fat coconut milk. Cook according to the directions above. Can be used with sweet or savory toppings (see below).

DAIRY-FREE TOPPING OPTIONS (sweet + savory):

  • coconut or palm oil
  • coconut manna
  • nut butter
  • prosciutto/pancetta/Canadian bacon/ham
  • basil
  • berries
  • dust with stevia
  • drizzle with 1 tsp raw honey or real maple syrup (refrain if you have chronic digestive issues, Candida, or your immune system is depressed)

DAIRY TOPPING OPTIONS (sweet + savory):

  • ghee/clarified butter
  • cheese
  • full-fat sour cream
  • full-fat yogurt
  • crème fraiche
  • whipped heavy cream

TRY IT OUT!

How did this recipe work for you? Share your experience in the comments below.

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5 Comments

  • Yoli

    Reply Reply April 23, 2015

    Hello, don’t these taste like coconut? We don’t like the taste of coconut in all or our baked goods.

    Thanks,

    Yoli

    • erika

      Reply Reply April 23, 2015

      Hi Yoli,

      Coconut flour doesn’t have a marked coconut taste.

      And if you want to top the pancakes with coconut oil, or use coconut oil in general, just select “refined” (which has a neutral flavor) over “unrefined” or “virgin” (which taste coconut-y).

      Enjoy!

  • Donna Morosi

    Reply Reply April 24, 2015

    Hi Erika,
    Thank you so much for the wonderful information you’ve generously shared. Now I’m wondering if you have a recipe for Crepes? Thank you.
    Smiles,
    Donna

    • erika

      Reply Reply April 24, 2015

      Hi Donna,

      I’ll put that on my list of upcoming experiments 🙂 Though, I will offer now that I have a sneaking suspicion this recipe might work for crepes if spread thin enough… If you get to this experimenting before I do, let me know how it worked out!

      Hugs,
      Erika

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