Gluten free and grain free Pancake day recipes

Pancake day is here again, I thought I would put together a selection of recipes all gluten free some grain free and dairy free too. They are all really simple to make


Gluten free traditional pancakes –

250g gluten free plain flour

3 eggs

250ml milk or almond milk etc

up to 100ml of water

2 tbsp melted coconut oil or melted butter

extra coconut oil for frying


sift the flour

make a well in the centre and add the eggs and a little milk

gradually blend in the flour

add remaining milk ,oil and water

leave to stand for 1/2 hr

fry in a little coconut oil

use a ladle to pour out , use the entire frying pan

once the pancake starts to release from the pan its time to flip !




Banana pancakes –

enough for 2 or one hungry person

1 ripe banana

2 eggs

coconut oil to fry


put the banana and eggs into a bowl

use a hand blender to mix

put a little coconut oil in a frying pan

fry four small pancakes at a time using a tablespoon

these pancakes are quite delicate, turn over carefully

these are delicious served with some streaky bacon

or simply on their own





American style grain free pancakes –

enough for 2

3 eggs

1/2 cup ground almond

3/4 cup of ripe sliced banana

1/4 cup of almond milk

1/8 cup coconut flour

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp honey

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

pinch of salt

( coconut oil for frying )

For a treat add 1/4 cup of dark chocolate chips after blending batter together


put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix using a hand blender

leave to stand for 5 mins

spoon on to a hot frying pan using a tablespoon

the pancakes will rise slightly and bubbles will appear

gently turn over the pancakes and cook on the other side

serve with butter and a good quality maple syrup or raw honey

lovely with jam too.




Grain free mini pancakes ( Blinis )

2 tbs coconut flour

1 tsp gluten free baking powder

3 large eggs

up to 50ml milk or ( almond milk )

( coconut oil for frying )


mix together the coconut oil and baking powder

add the 3 eggs

mix using hand whisk or electric hand blender

add up to 50ml milk ( coconut flour is very absorbent )

leave to stand for a few minutes the batter will thicken slightly

drop small spoonfuls of batter into a hot pan with a small amount of melted

coconut oil

they will cook quickly and puff up slightly.

cool and serve with smoked salmon and full fat cream cheese

perfect accompaniament to a glass of bubbly!

or delicious with extra thick cream and blueberries.




Grain free traditional pancakes –

makes about 5 large pancakes



3 free range eggs

1/2 cup  coconut milk

1/8 cup  coconut flour

1/2 cup almond flour

1 tbsp butter

a little butter or coconut oil for frying

Method –

put eggs and coconut milk in a bowl



use a electric or hand whisk to mix together

add coconut flour and ground almonds

mix again with the electric whisk

remove all the lumps of flour

leave to stand for 10 mins



melt a little butter or coconut oil in a frying pan

pour in the batter to fill most of the pan

don’t be tempted to turn the pancake quickly

as they take a minute to cook through



then losen with a spatula

and turn over to continue cooking.





serve with your favourite topping

I love honey and lemon or homemade Nutella style spread

(If the batter starts to thicken add a little more coconut milk)







Have a flip tastic pancake day!

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