Gluten free protein coconut flour english pancakes – bake then eat

Tomorrow in the UK it’s Shrove Tuesday or more commonly known as Pancake Day! Now who doesn’t love a pancake? To celebrate this I was challenged by Holland and Barrett to take part in their ‘Blogger Protein Pancake Challenge’ to make healthier pancakes using the ingredients they send you. Recipe for healthy banana bread That is how these Gluten Free Protein Coconut Flour English Pancakes came about.

First off I didn’t know what a minefeild pancakes were! To me growing up pancakes were a crepe like creation, just a tad thicker. Soft banana bread recipe But when I moved to Scotland, Scottish pancakes are more like American pancakes.

Simple moist banana bread recipe And of course everyone loves those thick fluffy American pancakes. 2 banana bread But I wanted to make the pancakes of my childhood. Easy banana walnut bread Thin, light and can be served sweet or savoury. Banana bread recipe 3 bananas Traditionally they are served with a sprinkle of sugar and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Gourmet banana bread Yeah… this primarily is a dessert blog so I came up with a couple of fancier alternatives. Banana date bread For some fascinating reading about different pancakes around the world check out this Wikipedia article about Pancakes.

So as you can imagine with all this coconut goodness here, these pancakes do have a mild coconut flavour, but absolutely nothing overpowering. Organic banana bread It’s equally balanced with a vanilla undertone which is given to it by the protein powder and the vanilla extract.

These pancakes have a darker colour to them then regular pancakes and thats due to the coconut sugar. Banana bread pudding recipe It’s dark rich colour makes the batter a darker colour then expected but it doesn’t matter because the flavour is amazing.

Because these are gluten free pancakes all the ingredients can be thrown together in one bowl and whisked like mad until everything is well combined. Best banana walnut bread recipe But I have stipulated in the recipe to rest the batter for at least 30 minutes.

Why? Well because of the coconut flour, this is a thirsty grainy flour. Banana bread recipe with oil And by leaving it for 30 minutes it allows the coconut flour to absorb some of the liquid and become a lot smoother. Perfect banana bread recipe But in a pinch feel free to just make the batter and straight away make your pancakes. Fat free banana bread The flavour is the same but the feel of the coconut flour is a little more pronounced. Bisquick banana bread recipe Which isn’t a bad thing, I made a batch like this and they were still good.

But lets be honest when it comes to pancakes, it all comes down to the fillings and how much we can stuff in to them! One batch that I made I used my favourite filling Nutella and sliced banana. Bread machine banana bread Quick and easy but oh so tasty. One banana bread recipe But I’m also showing a healthier option for those that don’t want to shovel large amounts of Nutella down for breakfast or dessert! A simple plate of chopped fruit and a small tub of Greek yogurt.

Just a quick side note, when you are making these and you need to stack them place a small sheet of baking parchment between each pancake to keep them from sticking to each other. Banana bread easy moist Then place them is a warm, not hot but just warm oven. Banana bread recipe best moist Usually the lowest setting on your oven will do.

• Measure everything out into a medium sized mixing bowl or large measuring jug and whisk everything together till you have a light brown smooth batter.

• Heat up a 9 inch / 23cm shallow frying pan / skillet or crepe pan and wipe a little coconut oil over its surface over a medium heat.

• Stir the batter and pour in 60 millilitres / ? cup of batter and tilt the pan till you have evenly coated the bottom of the pan with batter.

• After 2 to 3 minutes the edges will start to crisp up and the pancake is ready for turning. Bisquick banana bread If you are feeling brave flip the pancake over or use a flat spatula and a finger or two to turn it over.

• Stack your pancakes on a plate with a sheet of baking parchment between them and keep them in a warm oven while you make the rest.

• These are best eaten fresh but can be reheated for later consumption.

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