Coconut flour pancakes recipe

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Coconut flour pancakes are low-carb, gluten free and dairy free, but are still a perfect sweet treat to get your pancake fix for breakfast.

Coconut flour pancakes
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  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories334 Kcal17%
Sugar8.2 g9%
Fat26.1 g37%
Saturated Fat17.4 g87%
Salt0.06 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein10 g20%
Carbohydrates10.8 g4%
Salt0.06 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Coconut flour pancakes are both gluten-free and dairy-free and have a light, delicate flavour.

A healthier take on the classic pancake recipe, these coconut flour pancakes are low-carb, high in protein and packed full of fibre. Available to pick up in most big supermarkets and health stores, it's the coconut flour that adds a nice texture and bite to the batter. And we've teamed it with a healthy nut butter and mashed banana to give it a delicious natural sweetness without adding sugar. Serve your stack with a dollop of greek yogurt and berry compote for a guilt-free sweet treat.


  • 60g coconut flour
  • 1/4tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 2tbsp almond butter (or any nut butter of your choice)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 small or 1/2 a large banana, mashed
  • 1bsp maple syrup
  • 160ml coconut milk (or any other milk of your choice)
  • 40g coconut oil
  • fruit compote and yoghurt to serve (optional)




  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl and stir to combine.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the almond butter, eggs, banana, maple syrup and coconut milk to make a smooth mixture.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the flour mix and whisk gently to combine. You should have a batter that will drop off a spoon.
  4. Heat a little coconut oil in a frying pan and spoon a small spoonful into the pan for each pancake. Cook the pancakes for about 3 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Flip gently, as coconut flour pancakes are more crumbly than those made with wheat flour.
  5. Serve with fruit and Greek yoghurt, if you like.

Top tips for making coconut flour pancakes

It's a good idea to let the batter rest a few minutes before making your pancakes. This allows the flour time to soften and dissolve, which will help give your pancakes a little lift to them.

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Jessica Dady
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies