Perfect Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

Perfect Pancakes. GF DF Egg Free.

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I think that egg free pancakes might be one of the things I thought were impossible for a long time. I’m not really that strong a recipe creator in general (although getting better every year of cooking) and DEFINITELY not when it comes to baking. I need a recipe for baking for sure. 

So, I am delighted to find that proper pancakes DO exist without eggs, that are also grain free, dairy free etc. I have adapted this recipe to suit my own intolerances, but link to the original recipe at the end. 

This recipe calls for the pancakes to be baked and I love this method! It’s quicker, you need less oil which I think is good because I AM wary of heated oils even when they have a high smoking point. You can also multi task and are not chained over a hot stove flipping cakes. It’s a bit of a revelation to be frank. 

Makes 8 perfect pancakes. 

Ingredients: 

2 cups cashew flour (from Amazon)
1/4 cup potato starch
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ cup water
2 ripe bananas
4 teaspoons raw honey or manuka honey
coconut oil for greasing the baking paper. 

Instructions. 

First, preheat the oven to 180 degrees C

Then, line a baking tray with baking paper, and very lightly grease with coconut oil. 

Combine all the ingredients into a high powered blender or food processor and mix until well combined. The batter will be grainy looking and not runny, but should be soft and not dry. 

Use a 1/4 cup measure to measure batter onto the tray, and use the back of the cup to spread it out into pancake size and shape. 

Pop in the oven for 10 minutes. If you have made them big and thick, you will need longer cooking time, but take it 2 minutes as a time. They will be a lovely golden brown when they are done with slightly crispy edges. Turn over and cook the other side for the final 2 minutes. 

Top with fresh fruit and berries, or fresh squeezed lemon juice. 

Here is a photo of these from my kitchen: 

Robyn Puglia Perfect Pancakes Egg Free

Original recipe here. 

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Robyn is a Clinical Nutritionist with a specialised interest in the Functional Medicine approach to health. Robyn is very involved with the field of Coeliac Disease, Gluten-Reactive Disorders and Autoimmune Disease. Her passion for the healing power of food, has led her to work with complex cases, involving multiple diagnoses, and chronic health issues such as ME, auto-immune diseases and fibromyalgia. She also has a passion for working with the growing tide of chronic, lifestyle mediated illness; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, and runs a lifestyle intervention clinic for these issues. Robyn works with patients to nutritionally support their bodies, so that they can heal. She has successfully helped many people around the world improve their health and increase their quality of life. Robyn sees clients in London, Tokyo and New York, and has a virtual practice that allows her to work with people all over the world.