Perfect Pear Protein Pancakes
Pack in your daily protein using a modern twist of a familiar classic breakfast dish. These pancakes made with oat flour provide a wholesome balance of macronutrients to keep you feeling your best all morning. Then, elevate the flavor profile by topping these tasty cakes with your favorite fruit compote, nut butter, or butter substitute.
While the pan is hot, make a large batch to store in the fridge to enjoy at a moment's notice. Or give the leftover pancakes a freeze in reusable silicone bags, then defrost them in a toaster on a later occasion. A fluffy protein-packed pancake can help stabilize blood sugar levels, fuel the body, and satisfy every tastebud. Talk about having your (pan)cake and eating it too!
Makes 8 servings
Serving Size: 1 pancake
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients for perfect pear protein pancakes
- 2 cups oat flour
- 4 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- ⅓ tsp cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp nutmeg
- 2 eggs
- 4 canned pear halves, mashed
- ½ cup 2% cottage cheese
- ½ cup unsweetened soy milk
- ¼ cup canola oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Directions for perfect pear protein pancakes
- In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. Mix until fully combined.
- In a separate bowl, mash pears with a fork until small and lumpy.
- Add cottage cheese, eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla to the pear mixture. Stir until combined.
- Add wet ingredients (pear mixture) to the dry ingredients (flour mixture). Whisk until fully incorporated.
- In a lightly oiled pan on medium-low heat, add ⅓ pancake mixture. Cook until bubbles form on the surface of the batter.
- Flip pancake and cook until golden brown—approximately 1-2 minutes. Repeat for the remainder of the batter.
- Serve and enjoy!
Scroll down to see the nutrition facts for this recipe!
- calories: 223
- carbohydrate: 23.5g
- fat: 10.5g
- fiber: 4g
- potassium: 136mg
- protein: 8.5g
- sodium: 274mg
- sugar: 2.5g
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