The best and easiest keto and low carb pancake recipes

For many of us, the smell of pancakes conjures up happy memories of long weekend mornings with family. We have great news for you! Even on a low carb or keto diet, you don’t have to miss out on those special moments.

With our easy keto pancake recipes, low carb toppings, tips, and tricks, we’ll help you replace traditional ingredients in carb-heavy pancakes with those that will nourish and energize you for the day ahead.


So get back those long weekend mornings and create low carb or keto pancakes (along with new memories!) to share with the people you love — minus the carbs.

Basic keto pancake and keto crepe recipe

Sometimes, simple is best. You can top this basic keto pancake recipe with any of your favorite low carb toppings.

This simple, sweet topping includes berries, whipped cream, or our low carb hazelnut spread. For more inspiration, check out our sweet pancake recipe ideas below.

Savory toppings could be smoked salmon and cream cheese, ham, cheese, and tomato, or mozzarella and basil.

Egg-free keto pancake recipes

Are you avoiding eggs? No problem. We have two egg-free, low carb pancake recipes for you. You can also top these recipes with any of your favorite sweet or savory toppings.

Sweet keto and low carb pancakes

Sweet pancakes, including pancakes that use sugar substitutes, are best enjoyed in moderation as a dessert rather than breakfast.

Some of our favorite sweet keto pancakes use fruit or berries as a natural sweetener instead of sugar or sugar substitutes. We even use a small amount of banana in some recipes.

Bananas are relatively high in carbs, but the greener the banana, the lower the carbs. Unripe or green bananas have resistant starch, which withstands digestion and has less impact on blood sugar and insulin release.

However, if your goal is to lose weight, you might choose to skip the pancakes with bananas and go with the savory ones instead.

If you have already reached your goal and are enjoying a well-balanced low carb lifestyle or want a healthy treat for your kids, these sweet pancake options are sure to please.

Sweet pancake recipes

Savory keto and low carb pancake recipes

You can enjoy savory pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Imagine topping your keto pancakes with crispy bacon and fried onion or a blend of cream cheese and pesto — a combo that’s sure to please even your most discerning friends.

For an easy-to-make, elegant breakfast sandwich, try our version of a pancake-based keto Croque monsieur or keto Croque madame, which features a fried egg.

Pair them with a side of bacon or ham for an easy breakfast — or serve them alongside a steak or grilled meat for a tasty dinner.

Savory pancake recipes

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