Coconut flour pancakes

Coconut flour pancakes




  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp honey ( or raw honey)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (75g) coconut flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3-4 tbsp butter


Step 1. In a large bowl, mix the coconut oil and honey with a whisk vigourously until they are creamed together.

Step 2. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla and whisk thoroughly.

Step 3. Gradually whisk in the coconut flour, bicarbonate soda and salt until you have a nice batter consistency.

Step 4. Heat a frying pan over medium heat with a teaspoon of butter. When melted, pour in 1/3 cup measures of pancake batter. Cook until bubbles form on the surface and then flip to cook the other side.

Coconut flour pancakes

Serving Suggestions


  • You could make these using a mixer but I found it just as easy with a whisk.
  • You may need to add a spoon or two extra of coconut flour. Depending on how your batter turns out.
  • You can replace the cow's milk in this recipe with coconut milk if you prefer.
  • Sprinkle freshly cooked pancakes with fresh lemon juice and a dusting of caster sugar.
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  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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