Low-carb coconut pancakes

Low-carb coconut pancakes

Jumpstart your day in the most delicious way — these low-carb melt-in-your-mouth pancakes are amazingly satisfying. Pair these fluffy dairy and nut-free delights with fresh berries or melted butter on top and they will be even more heavenly! Paradise, here we come.

Low-carb coconut pancakes

Jumpstart your day in the most delicious way — these low-carb melt-in-your-mouth pancakes are amazingly satisfying. Pair these fluffy dairy and nut-free delights with fresh berries or melted butter on top and they will be even more heavenly! Paradise, here we come.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 6 6 eggeggs
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • ¾ cup 175 ml coconut milk
  • ½ cup 125 ml (60 g) coconut flour
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp (5 g) baking powder
  • butter or coconut oil, for frying

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Separate the yolks from the egg whites and whip the egg whites and pinch of salt with a hand mixer. Continue whipping until stiff peaks form and then set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together yolks, oil and coconut milk.
  3. Add coconut flour and baking powder. Mix into a smooth batter.
  4. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter. Let batter rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Fry in butter or coconut oil for a couple of minutes or so on each side on low to medium heat. Flip carefully!
  6. Serve with melted butter and/or fresh berries.

Tip!

Don’t skimp on the fat in your frying pan. Butter and coconut oil make everything taste better. Consider a dollop of crème fraîche on top... so scrumptious!

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113 comments

  1. Sue
    I thought these were really delicious. However I could only eat 2 of the 8 I made. I’ve left in fridge, maybe eat 2 more tomorrow. I don’t know if they would freeze, anyone know ?,
    Reply: #103
  2. Olivera
    I was hesitant to try these after reading the comments, but am so happy i did. The texture is not that of a traditional pancake however they turned out wonderful and filling! I didnt have a bad egg taste at all and they held together well. They turned out fluffy and taste delicious with butter and berries.
  3. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I thought these were really delicious. However I could only eat 2 of the 8 I made. I’ve left in fridge, maybe eat 2 more tomorrow. I don’t know if they would freeze, anyone know ?,

    Yes, you can freeze and reheat these.

  4. Anne
    These are edible, but they are not a"pancake"eating experience. Personally, I find low carb a more satisfying way to eat, if I surrender ideas that I can continue to dine as I always have done, eating things like pancakes, bread, and sweet desserts, but making them from completely different ingredients. This just isn't possible.

    If I want pancakes, I have to use the ingredients that make pancakes. If I use completely different ingredients, I get some other food that is not pancakes. It might be tasty, (and it probably has a better chance of being tasty if I am not anticipating pancakes) but it will not be pancakes.
    I guess what I'm saying is, it works better for me if I call these "fried coconut egg patties" , and make them part of the radical change in my diet, which no longer includes foods dependent on grain flour for their taste and texture.

  5. Lynn
    Totally agree with the "coconut egg patties!" and definitely not pancakes. I found these absolutely awful and only managed to eat a small bit before throwing them away.
  6. John
    I love all the ingredients in this recipe but the end result is quite possibly the worst recipe I have ever tasted. Followed to the letter, managed to eat two mouthfuls before the whole lot went in the bin. I’ll be trying another recipe from a low carb YouTuber tomorrow: no coconut milk and no splitting egg whites. Butter, cream, eggs, vanilla essence, baking powder, salt, flour and get it on a griddle: fingers crossed.
    Reply: #114
  7. Michelle
    I'm just not sure how I feel about these. I hate eggs. Absolutely abhor them.... So anything that other reviewers describe as "eggy" scares me a bit. I tried them anyway, and they really didn't taste all that eggy. But the texture was just so odd for me... Rather grainy and a bit dry. I'm on the fence as to whether or not v I'll try these again. They were better in flavor than the other keto pancakes I tried, which really were basically just eggs (I'm forcing myself to try things.... Lol). But texture is a really big thing for me, and even berries and whipped cream could not hide how weird these were.
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  9. Janet
    I make these regularly and refrigerate them. I have them with coconut yoghurt, blueberries and sugar free syrup.
  10. Irene
    my favourite! so easy to make 😃
  11. Ance
    Mine turned out quite dry (as everything does when dealing with coconut flour).. So I kept them in fridge until the next day when I drowned them in melted butter and ate together with cotage cheese, sour cream and blueberries (all mixed together). Liked it. But yeah, I wouldn't call them pancakes, more like small pies or smth. :)
  12. Leyla
    You have a point, Anne, and if it helps you to change the name, great!
    I was just thinking of the roots of the word *pancake*: pan cake, a cake made in a pan. So these are indeed little Coconut Pan-Cakes.
    Happy keto eating!
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  14. Sarah Hamming
    Hi John, did you end up trying the other recipe? If yes, what did you think of it? Thanks!
  15. Tina Durward
    too eggy - ditched 🤢
  16. Melissa
    I used coconut milk beverage instead of coconut milk from can, so they were not dry. But it didn’t hit the mark for the traditional wheat flour pancakes that I craved. Enough to try once, rated 2 stars. Never want to make or try them again. Moving on to the next Diet Doctor pancake recipe...
    Reply: #117
  17. Melissa
    Too eggy
  18. Joan Moloney
    I tried them. I could really taste the egg- too fluffy ( i prob beat too long) and overpowering coconut flavour which was too strong for my breakfast palate!
    Il try another recipe 🙁
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