Michelle Welling

Best Plant-Based Pancake Recipes to Try

Do you have a sweet-tooth? Fellow pancake lovers everywhere, rejoice. If you’re vegan or following a plant-based lifestyle, that doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the bliss that is a good, fluffy pancake. Believe it or not, there are loads of yummy recipes that will fit the bill.

Should you fancy a tasty treat for breakfast, you may be looking for some recipe inspiration to help you out. Let’s take a look at some of the easiest recipes you can try along with fantastic plant-based toppings.

7 Plant-Based Pancake Recipes to Try 

Ready to head to the kitchen and start making some plant-based pancakes? There are plenty of tasty and easy-to-make options out there. Whether you love peanut butter or have a penchant for bananas, you should find that there’s a scrumptious recipe for you. Ahead of Pancake Day 2022, why not check out these delicious recipes for yourself?

1. Whole Wheat Fluffy Pancakes

Got 15 minutes to spare? You can’t go wrong with the whole wheat fluffy pancake recipe. Made from whole wheat flour, baking powder, and some plant-based milk, there’s a whole lot to love here. You can even sweeten them up with some pure maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. No matter how experienced you are in the kitchen, you’ve got this.

2. Banana-Oat Pancakes

If you love the sweet taste of bananas, here’s the plant-based pancake recipe for you. Combining oat flour and almond milk, among other healthful ingredients, these banana-oat pancakes are at once tasty and wholesome. You can even add some walnuts or vegan protein powder into the mix for some extra nutrition or top the pancakes off with some berries. The choice is yours. 

3. Rice Flour Pancakes 

Next up, here’s an original plant-based pancake recipe you might not have heard of: rice flour pancakes. The simple, three-ingredient recipe calls for rice flour, ripe bananas, and plant-based milk. You can choose any milk you like. Why not try almond milk, oat milk, pumpkin seed milk, cashew milk, or coconut milk? You will get different results every time. 

4. Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

Are you a fan of the PSL? If you’re feeling spicy, you might want to try the healthy pumpkin pancake recipe. The plant-based treats are made from whole wheat flour, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract and apple sauce. The result is a balanced and lightly spiced morning treat that will tick all of the boxes. Give it a go today.

5. Peanut Butter Pancakes

Fancy something a little bit different. The plant-based peanut butter pancakes could be the answer. Made from regular all-purpose flour and baking powder, these treats are simple to whip up when you’re in a rush. But it doesn’t end there. The recipe calls for some healthy chocolate chips (yum!) and a generous helping of peanut butter too. Add in some KIN Omg! No Whey protein powder for an added dark chocolate flavour. Sounds delish.

6. Easy Vegan Pancakes 

You can never go wrong with recipes from BBC Good Food! The easy vegan pancakes take just five minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. You may want to make your mix the night before so you can simply pour it in the pan first thing in the morning. This recipe calls for self-raising flour, baking powder, sugar, vanilla extract, and plant-based milk. If you want to ditch the sugar, you can always use an alternative such as maple syrup. 

7. The Fluffiest Vegan Pancakes

Want to make those American-style fluffy pancakes? Tasty has a plant-based pancake recipe that you need to try to believe. Made using flour, organic sugar, baking powder, salt, plant-based milk, apple cider vinegar, and vanilla, it’s a hearty recipe. The experts suggest serving it with maple syrup. However, you can use any plant-based toppings you crave.

The Best Plant-Based Pancake Toppings

Now that you know how to whip up some plant-based pancakes, let’s take a minute to talk about toppings. While you could go for the classic—lemon and sugar!—there are loads of other mouth-wateringly good options available. If you’re searching for some inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Here are some ideas that will whet your appetite: 

  • Maple syrup 
  • Agave syrup 
  • Berries 
  • Sliced banana
  • Sliced apple
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter 
  • Dark chocolate chips 
  • Melted dark chocolate
  • Vegan ice cream
  • Jam

Take the time to think about what flavour combination works for you. You might want to mix things up and try a few different toppings out before you choose the right one for you. Once again, you can take the time to prepare your toppings the night before and have them ready on the kitchen counter for the morning. It pays off to be prepared! 

The Takeaway! 

Happy flipping! Now that you’ve got all the information you need to make the best plant-based pancakes ever, what are you waiting for? Grab your chef’s hat and head to the kitchen for Pancake Day. Your whole household will thank you later.