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Chocolate Almond Pancakes & Waffles

Chocolate Almond Pancakes & Waffles

Light and fluffy low sugar pancakes that are so easy to make: These Chocolate Almond Pancakes are a delicious, healthy breakfast choice.

Calories
483
Protein
17g
Fat
39g
Total Carbs
38g
Sugar
3g
Dietary Fiber
5g
Sweetener
24g
Net Carbs*
9g
*Net carbs assist you in tracking carbohydrates that impact blood sugars. Dietary fiber and SOLA sweetener should be subtracted from total carbohydrates since they minimally impact blood sugar.
Serves
ServesMakes: 4 servings (8 pancakes or 4 waffles)
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cups (120 g) finely ground almond flour
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • ½ cup (95 g) Sola® sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 4 ounces (110 g) full-fat cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ stick (30 g) unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) whole milk
 

Optional Garnishes:  Salted butter, Greek yogurt, whipped cream, fresh berries, bacon, quick-and-easy chocolate sauce

Directions
DirectionsTo make the batter
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together thoroughly in a large mixing bowl. Add the eggs, melted butter, softened cream cheese, vanilla extract, and milk.
  2. Mix well, preferably with an electric mixer, which will help incorporate more air bubbles. The batter will have a thick consistency (far thicker than a conventional pancake batter). Don't be alarmed and don't add any extra liquid!
 

To make the pancakes
  1. Place a cast-iron or non-stick frying pan over low heat (the trick to making perfect low-carb pancakes is to cook them slowly over low heat, unlike flour pancakes).
  2. Add a small amount of coconut oil or butter for each batch of pancakes.
  3. Drop 2 tablespoons of almond mixture in the pan and spread out using the back of a spoon (aim for 3-inch round pancakes).
  4. Cook for 2 - 3 minutes until set; you can drop a few blueberries into the uncooked side of the pancake at this point, before flipping. Flip the pancake and continue to cook for 1 - 2 minutes until fully cooked, puffed up, and golden-brown.
  5. Top with Greek yogurt or whipped cream, and fresh berries. Enjoy the pancakes immediately while still warm, served alongside crispy bacon.
  6. For an extra indulgent treat, top with Sola® quick-and-easy chocolate sauce
 

To make waffles
  1. Set your waffle machine on the lowest heat setting and brush liberally with melted butter.
  2. Place ½-cup batter in the center of the waffle iron and close the lid (it will spread out as it cooks).
  3. Cook for 1½ to 2 minutes until golden-brown and fully cooked through.
  4. To serve, brush with extra melted butter, place on a serving platter, and top with fresh berries and whipped cream.
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