Healthier Pancake Recipe

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Healthier Pancake Recipe

Serves 4


70g pitted dates, chopped
1/2 cup wholemeal flour
3 tbs plain flour
1 tsp soda bicarbonate
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tbs golden syrup, plus an extra tbs to drizzle
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk (add a little extra if batter becomes too thick)
1 medium banana
30g walnuts, chopped


  1. Place dates in 3 tablespoons of boiling water in a small bowl and stand for 10 minutes. 
  2. Drain and cool slightly. Sift flours, soda bicarbonate, cinnamon and ginger into a medium bowl. 
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together golden syrup, egg and buttermilk until just combined. 
  4. Add wet mix and date mixture to flours and mix well. 
  5. Heat a small non-stick frypan over medium heat and grease or spray with a little oil. 
  6. Add 1/3 cupful of mixture and cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles appear, turn and cook the other side. 
  7. Keep warm whilst cooking other pancakes. 
  8. To serve, top with banana slices, walnuts and drizzle with golden syrup.

Per serve

Energy: 1362kJ (325 Cals) Protein: 11g Fat: 9.4g (sat 2g) Carbs: 50g (Sugar 32g) Fibre: 5.3g

Goodlife Team Posted by: Goodlife Team

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