Fluffy Vegan Pancakes + Video Tutorial!

In the past, I have experimented with and tried various vegan and vegetarian recipes but ultimately they fail at one of two criteria for pancake goodness:  (1) consistent fluffy texture or (2) the taste.

Fear not, fellow pancake aficionados. I have found such a heavenly and divine recipe that you’d think the pancake gods themselves created it for vegans.

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All you’ll need is:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted. (sometimes I add a bit of cornmeal or oat flour for a heartier flavor.)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp baking power
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups water/rice milk– I usually add a little bit more, but very litte so the mixture doesn’t turn runny.
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl, then incorporate the water and whisk thoroughly. I

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Here I added cocoa covered almonds and raspberries

tend to add a little bit more flour and baking powder to reach a slightly thicker batter while I whisk.

Set your skillet to a medium temperature, and spray the pan. Ladle the mixture in 3-4 inch pancakes (I enjoy making multiple small pancakes for breakfast) and let cook until golden on both sides. Serve with syrup and/or nuts and fresh fruits.

I also toast nuts like almonds and pecans separately in a pan with some cooking spray or with the oven to sprinkle over the cakes along with granola or oats.

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Video tutorial edited and filmed by my insanely talented friend, Kiara Gómez. Thank-you so much for collaborating on this project with me! You can find the link to her Vimeo channel here.

(Video edit: 1 tsp of salt was used)

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