Deliciously sweet, fluffy and golden brown – these Vanilla Protein Pancakes are a winner!
And they're healthy too! Packed with more than 20g of plant protein thanks to our Raw Protein Isolate, they're super versatile and be topped with anything you like – berries, banana, maple syrup, ice-cream or – our personal favourite – this decadent Choc-Tahini Sauce.
Made from only 4 ingredients, it’s super simple to whip up while your pancakes are cooking. It features antioxidant- and iron-rich cacao as well as hulled tahini, a tasty paste made from sesame seeds. It's a solid source of protein, fibre, monounsaturated fats and Vitamins B1 and B2 (no, we're not talking about the Bananas in Pyjamas).
Note: These pancakes are best enjoyed in bed with a good book and a fresh cup of coffee. Ahhh.
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Vanilla Protein Pancakes with Choc-Tahini Sauce
2 tbsp Raw Protein Isolate Vanilla
¹/₂ heaped cup buckwheat flour
¹/₂ tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla bean powder
1 tbsp mesquite powder (optional)
2 organic eggs, separated (or 2 flax eggs if vegan)
1 ripe banana, mashed
¹/₄ cup raw cashews
³/₄ cup filtered water
4 medjool dates
1 tbsp hulled tahini
¹/₄ tsp himalayan salt
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp hulled tahini
1 tbsp coconut nectar
Boiling water (add until desired consistency is reached)
To make Choc-Tahini Sauce, combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix until smooth, set aside
Combine all dry pancake ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix well
Place remaining ingredients (except egg whites) in a blender, blend until smooth
Add to dry mixture, mixing well
Beat egg whites until firm peaks form and then gently fold into the pancake mixture
Place coconut oil in a non-stick pan and allow to melt over low-medium heat
Add a small amount of the pancake mixture and leave to cook for 1-2 minutes (or until bubbles start to form)
Flip and allow the other side to cook for another minute or so
Repeat this process for the rest of the mixture
Serve with a drizzle of choc-tahini sauce and your choice of fruit