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Vegan American-Style Pancakes Recipe

Vegan pancakes

Published: June 19, 2022 at 7:05 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 6-8

Serve a stack of these fluffy American-style vegan pancakes soaked in maple syrup for an indulgent, plant-based brunch

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
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Try these fluffy American pancakes, then check out our vegan pancakes with berry compote, vegan crêpes and classic American pancakes. We've also got plenty more inspiration in our collection vegan pancake recipes.

For more delicious vegan treats, why not try our vegan french toast, vegan ice cream and vegan meringues.

Make fluffy vegan pancakes that taste just as good as regular ones! – we’ve used oat or soya milk, baking powder for extra lift and a little coconut oil for richness.

Make your own oat milk with our recipe here. An easy, creamy milk alternative for vegans – simply use rolled oats and water, blend together and strain through a muslin. To keep it vegan, use maple syrup as a sweetener.

Ingredients

  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 150ml oat or soya milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tbsp melted and cooled coconut oil, plus another 2 tbsp for frying
  • to serve maple syrup

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make the pancakes put the flour and baking powder in a bowl and stir together. Mix together the milk, maple syrup, vanilla and coconut oil.

  • STEP 2

    Gradually stir the wet ingredients into the dry until you have a batter. Leave to sit for 3 minutes.

  • STEP 3

    Stir the batter again and pour into a jug.

  • STEP 4

    Heat a non-stick frying pan with a little more coconut oil. Cooking 2 or 3 pancakes at a time, pour in enough batter to make small, 10cm American-style pancakes. Leave to cook until you see bubbles forming on top of the pancakes, then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  • STEP 5

    Keep warm in a low oven while you make the rest. Serve stacked and drizzled with maple syrup.

More vegan pancake ideas below:

Vegan pancakes with mixed berry compote

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

Easy vegan pancakes with berry compote

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 a homemade blueberry compote).

A Stack of Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

Savoury vegan crêpes

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

Vegan Crêpes with Mushrooms on a Plate

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

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