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Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

Now that I have a delicious basic and favorite pancake recipe I’m excited to play around with some awesome flavor combinations.

We’re taking it fancy! Fancy pancake realm y’all. Fancy pancakes are a must on the weekends!

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Today’s fancy is Toasted Coconut Pancakes that you can basically turn into Girl Scout cookies.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

There’s chocolate, maple syrup, and toasted coconut. *Bites knuckles*

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

And So Delicious Coco Whip. It’s amazing!!!! And the Moscow Food Co-op has it in the freezer section by the phyllo dough. Hint hint local peeps. No need to let it thaw. I just take it out of the freezer while I’m cooking. When the pancakes are done, plop a firm-ish spoonful on top and it thaws the rest of the way.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

And if you don’t want to go super fancy into the realm of a Girl Scout Samoa cookie (maple syrup = caramel / chocolate etc). No worries. You can scale it back.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

Pancakes are never boring.

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This recipe makes enough for two people. If you are serving other breakfast accompaniments you’ll have some for the fridge that are delicious reheated in the toaster.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

The basic flavor is buttermilk pancakes with a subtle toasted coconut flavor. The toppings bring everything into dessert mode.

But they aren’t just dessert-like they’re pretty good for you too!

Health Bites

  1. High in fiber! 8 grams per serving
  2. Really high in protein! A whopping 17 grams per serving
  3. The fiber & protein will keep you full until lunch when you have this awesome salad
  4. Depending on the plant milk you use – a great source of calcium and b vitamins
  5. and JOY, a happy belly goes hand in hand with a happy mind and these pancakes are all about that life

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

I used coconut flakes, because we have a lot and I’ve been obsessed making Coconut Bacon. But shreds will work too. Just watch them a little bit closer during toasting time.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

Use a 1/3 cup of batter to get about 6 pancakes or 1/4 cup to get around 8.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes

  • Yield: 8 pancakes
  • Serving Size: 2 servings // 4 pancakes each
  • Calories per serving: 533
  • Fat per serving: 10g

Adapted from Vegan Buttermilk Pancakes

Additional nutritional information || Fiber: 8g / Protein: 17g / Calcium: 40% / Iron: 35% / vitamin A: 8% / Zinc: 5% / Selenium: 48% / Folate: 30% / B3: 30% / B2: 50% /

Ingredients

    Liquid Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups organic soy milk or coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups organic all-purpose flour (189g)
  • 2 teaspoons chia flour (4g)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (5g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (3g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder (2g) or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract/bean powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons organic cane sugar (13-27g)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour (14g)
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • chocolate syrup
  • maple syrup
  • extra coconut flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. On a cookie sheet spread out coconut flakes and bake for 5-7 minutes, checking every couple of minutes so they don't burn. Take out of the oven and set aside.
  2. Start by adding the soy/coconut milk and apple cider vinegar to a small bowl. Whisk and set aside to curdle.
  3. Next add flour, coconut flour, chia flour, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla powder, and cane sugar to a large mixing bowl. Whisk to evenly disperse ingredients and break up clumps.
  4. Now add the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients and whisk again-until moistened. Fold in the toasted coconut flakes.
  5. Preheat a non-stick pan for just a few minutes on medium heat, add batter to the pan using 1/3 cup (for 6 pancakes) or 1/4 cup (for 8 pancakes). Cook for 2-3 minutes (usually 3 for the first side until the griddle gets hot) until bubbles appear. Flip and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Place on a plate and store in the microwave or oven to keep warm until all the pancakes are cooked.
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Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

I’ve been loving the organic chocolate syrup from Santa Cruz. It’s great for a quick chocolate fix and a superb high-fructose-FREE replacement for Hershey’s.

If you would like to make your own chocolate syrup my recommendation is coconut oil, cocoa powder or cacao powder, and maple syrup/agave. It’s an easy 1:1:1 ratio when the coconut oil is liquid. You might remember it from this ole chocolate brownie with mint chocolate frosting {raw-vegan}. Just whisk it together and you’re good to go.

Toasted Coconut Pancakes | Feed Your Skull

I would love to see your food pics! If you give this recipe a whirl, let us know. <3 Leave a comment below and don’t forget to tag a picture with #feedyourskull on Instagram!

What other fancy pancakes would you like to see and EAT?? I want to make something with hemp hearts next! xx

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