Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Light & Fluffy Coconut Milk Pancakes

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm nom nom nom........

Who likes pancakes?  (I do, I do!)  I mean, fluffy, lip-smacking pancakes, rather than the usual hard-tack sit-in-your-stomach-like-a-stone pancakes GF pancake mixes often provide?

Pancakes like....this!

Ooooh yeah.

I've been wishing to tackle making GF pancakes that reminded me of my Dad's Saturday morning pancakes for a LONG time.  I finally got around to trying a few recipes I'd found through pinterest.  With a few tweaks as I've experimented, this is what I've come up with as a product of my stubbornness determination!

*does a little jig*

Edit: See also my alternative fluffy pancake recipe that needs no milk or eggs and are just as scrumptious!

You'll Need:

- 1 & 1/2 cups sorghum flour*
- 1 cup brown rice flour*
- sprinkle of cinnamon and/or quarter-inch of a vanilla bean pod
- sprinkle of salt
- 1 & 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 can 13.5 oz coconut milk (malk!)
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup water

* I use Bob's Red Mill for the flours

To Start:
  • Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl.  
  • Add and mix the 2 eggs, olive oil, and honey.
  • Pour the milk in increments, mixing the batter in between pours (I usually add about a 1/4 cup at a time until the milk is gone).
  • Add the water using the same method as you did with the milk.  Batter should be a nice smooth and slightly runny consistency.
  • Get a griddle or skillet warmed, then add a spoonful of batter for each pancake.  
  • When you see air bubbles across the entire pancake, flip them over.  (Don't let them get overdone/hard). Pancakes should be a nice golden color.  The other side should finish in less than 30 seconds.  
Go crazy chowing down.  These will go like hotcakes (hah!).  ^_-

Thanks to GlutenFreeHomemaker, SimplySugar&GlutenFree, GNowFGlins, and RealFoodAllergyFree for the feature opportunity!


  1. Mmmm! I haven't made pancakes since we went GFDF. Looking forward to trying them (hopefully) this week!! Pinning for later. Thank you for sharing!!

    1. Hi! That's awesome that you'll be trying these soon! Hope you like them! :)

  2. Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays recipe party! We had over 120 recipes! :) Thanks for making it a huge success! I have tweeted and pinned your recipe to the Gluten Free Fridays recipe board on Pinterest! :) Hope that you'll join us next week! Cindy


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