Pancakes - Paleo Coconut Flour


Prep Time

10 min

Prep Notes


Please make sure you don’t mix your pancake batter too thoroughly. An overly mixed batter can often result in flatter, rather listless pancakes, so a good rule of thumb is to not worry about leaving lumps in the mix. In fact, lumps are a good thing!


Another thing to remember is that you won’t be able to see bubbles forming as much as you would with plain old wheat flour, so I’d suggest using a fork or spatula to gently lift your pancakes before flipping, just to make sure the underside is nicely browned.

Cooking Time

10

Yields

2 people

Ingredients


Directions


  1. Thoroughly mix the eggs, coconut oil, and honey together.
  2. Add the coconut milk and vanilla extract.
  3. Throw in the coconut flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix, but remember, not too much!
  4. Melt a dab of butter in your skillet and then using a measuring cup, add a little batter to the pan. I recommend figuring out how many pancakes you’d like to make beforehand so that you can use an appropriately sized cup or ladle. This recipe should yield around 8 or so pancakes.
  5. Remember that you aren’t likely to see many bubbles forming on the top, so carefully check the underside of your pancake before flipping. Extra kudos points for those of you who can flip without a spatula!
  6. For best results, serve your pancakes right away.
  7. Drown those bad boys in maple syrup, grab your fork, and have at ‘em!

Notes


The lecithin contained within the egg yolks is what lends itself to the firmness and fullness of the pancakes, so if you’re not happy with the overall consistency then I would recommend adjusting the egg quantity before anything else. An alternative fix is to simply add another spoonful of coconut flour, but I think that an extra egg will be the most common solution.