I was wrong. These pancakes were delicious.
I found several recipes and then played around with them until they came out like this….. then I knew we had a winner.
Here’s the recipe for light & fluffy, coco-nutty pancakes.
For a large enough batch to feed a family, you will need:-
1 cup of coconut flour
1 teaspoon bicarb of soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
4 large eggs
a good ‘glug’ of coconut milk or almond milk
(told you I wasn’t a technical cook!)
Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add the wet to the dry stuff and whisk it well.
You need to have a nice, thick batter. I have been imprecise about the amount of milk so that you can adjust your batter consistency. Coconut flour varies, and it’s super-absorbant, so if at first your mix looks like something you could glue old chairs together with, just add more liquid!
Once you have concocted a potion which you are happy with, get a pan.
Melt a little fat of your choice (coconut oil is good, but butter tastes better) in a non-stick pan.
Add a ladle of your mixture to the pan, on a medium heat. Once the batter starts to dry around the edges (2 or 3 minutes) and bubble a little, have a peak underneath. If it’s holding together and is browning, it’s time to flip!
Another minute on the other side and you are good to go.
Enjoy with your preferred accompaniments. For me, it’s lemon juice and maple syrup. Shluuurp.