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9 dairy-free pancakes

Published: October 25, 2021 at 4:53 pm

Whether you're looking for a light, fluffy or crispy pancake, we have a delicious dairy-free recipe for you. Discover our sweet American-style or banana pancakes, or try our savoury vegan and Korean courgette pancakes with dipping sauce

Looking for dairy-free pancakes? Try our ideas below and then check out our best dairy-free dessert recipes and dairy-free ice cream taste test.


Best dairy-free pancakes

Vegan American-style pancakes

Serve a stack of these fluffy American pancakes soaked in maple syrup for an indulgent, dairy-free breakfast.

Vegan American-Style Pancakes Recipe

Vegan pancakes with mixed berry compote

Fluffy pancakes topped with vibrant berry compote makes for an indulgent vegan brunch ready in under 30 minutes.

Stack of Vegan Pancakes Topped with Berry Compote

Healthy banana pancakes

These healthy pancakes are dairy-free and gluten-free, as well as being low in calories. Using just three ingredients, they're super quick to whip up and the peanut butter makes them sturdy so they're easy to flip

Healthy Banana Pancakes Recipe

Vegan peanut butter and jelly pancakes

Take your fluffy vegan pancakes up a notch with the classic combo of peanut butter and jam (we use homemade blueberry compote)

A Stack of Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

Sweet vegan crêpes

We make our vegan version of this French classic with plant milk and coconut oil for a plant-based brunch

Sweet Vegan Crêpes Recipe

Bánh xèo tôm Vietnamese pancakes

Bánh xèo is a light savoury crêpe, eaten with an abundance of salad leaves and herbs. This one comes stuffed with juicy king prawns.

Two crepes with salad and fillings and chopsticks

Savoury vegan crêpes

Pack this crisp vegan crêpe with garlicky mushrooms for an easy plant-based lunch

Vegan Crêpes with Mushrooms on a Plate

Easy okonomiyaki

These trendy Japanese savoury pancakes are popping up everywhere and are a brilliant way to use summer cabbage. This is a super-simplified version.

Easy Okonomiyaki Recipe

Korean courgette pancakes with dipping sauce

An easy idea for a dinner-party starter. Give a courgette fritters a Korean-style makeover with a delicious dipping sauce.

Courgette Pancakes Recipe With Dipping Sauce


Tracey Raye is the health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in personalised nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and well-being – in a way that enhances, rather than limits our lives. She covers our nourishing recipes and collections, oversees our health strategy and stays adrift of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.

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