Gluten Free & Dairy Free Carrot Pancakes

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Carrot Pancakes

I love pancakes but a lot of gluten free pancakes are dry and they are mostly made from white rice flour or maize flour which I am not fond of.

I can’t remember all the things that I dreamt last night but I only vaguely remembered that I was looking for some ingredients to make the pancakes – something that add more moisture and textures to the “boring & dry” gluten free pancakes that I would normally have! And so, the gluten free, dairy free and sugar free carrot pancakes were born with a bit of creativity and a lot of tender loving care!

I gotta say this is one of the best gluten free pancakes that I have ever made or eaten. I feel a lot more content knowing that I am eating the nutritious foods with a good source of fibre, omega 3 6, good fats, protein, vitamins and minerals.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Sugar Free Carrot Pancakes

Serving: 1                          Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

 

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Method:

1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the egg and set aside.

2. In a high performance blender (I use the Optimum 9400 Blender), blend carrot, cinnamon, coconut cream, shredded coconut, 1/2 of coconut oil, chia seeds until smooth. Add the puree to the egg and stir to combine.

 

3. In a separate bowl,  sip together the flours, baking powder, and salt.

4. Add the dry ingredients to the puree and stir to combine. The batter will be thick.

5. Heat a frypan to medium-high heat. Add 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil into the frypan and ensure that the coconut oil is spread evenly on the surface of the frypan.

6. Pour the batter into a round shape. Cook the pancakes for 3-4 minutes or until both sides are golden brown – flip it once only!

7. To serve, top a hot pancake with some avocado or your choice of fruits, drizzle some organic Agave Nectar syrup on top and lemon juice.

 

Tips: I use the Optimum 9400 blender to “grind” the brown rice, almond, quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat or chickpea into flour. It’s a lot cheaper and fresher than the pre-made flour!

Bon Appetit!

 

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