Perfect Pancakes

February 27, 2017 • Desserts • Views: 451

These pancakes are so soft & fluffy, while being healthy & really simple to make.

Ingredients

  • 200ml coconut milk
  • 80g buckwheat flour
  • 30ml maple syrup
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder or extract
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Mix dry ingredients in a bowl (buckwheat flour, baking powder, salt & vanilla powder)
  2. Mix wet ingredients in another bowl, (coconut milk, maple syrup & add smashed bananas to the mixture & combine.
  3. Combine both dry & wet ingredients in a blender.
  4. Heat the coconut oil over a medium heat in a non-stick pan. Once the oil has melted, use a ¼ cup of the mixture & pour into the pan. Heat until bubbles form about three quarters of the way cooked through & then flip to cook for another minute or two.
  5. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.
  6. Serve with sliced fruit & maple syrup.

Benefits

Buckwheat is neither a cereal grain & is not related to wheat. This makes it a great gluten free alternative & is a rich source of soluble & insoluble dietary fibre.

Buckwheat also contains antioxidant compounds which have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. It is a good source of B-complex vitamins & contains a good concentration of copper & magnesium.

Coconut milk is a tasty dairy free alternative with all the natural benefits from the coconut.

Maple syrup is a natural plant based source of delicious sweetness. It contains anti-oxidant properties that protect the body from free radicals. It contains iron, calcium, magnesium & zinc. It has vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin & B6.

Bananas are a great egg substitute in vegan & dairy free recipes. They are rich in mineral potassium, vitamin B6, manganese, vitamin C & A, dietary fibre, folate & iron.

These pancakes are so delicious, you can enjoy them   any day , not just pancake day.they would make the best breakfast or sweet dessert.

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