Healthy, Low-Carb Cocoa Pancakes

This is an easy recipe for fluffy gluten-free and low-carb cocoa coconut flour pancakes. Such a tasty breakfast treat! Enjoy them with your favorite syrup or eat them plain.

Low-Carb Cocoa Pancakes – Recipe

Way of preparation – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 10 minutes
  • Cooking time – 20 minutes

Yields – 12 pancakes


  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sweetener of choice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4-1/2 cup coconut milk
  • coconut oil or butter for frying


Instructions how to make cocoa pancakes

  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the coconut flour, granulated sweetener of choice, salt, cocoa powder, and baking powder to avoid clumps.
  • Mix well to combine.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the egg whites with the vanilla extract.
  • Add to the dry mixture
  • Using a tablespoon at a time, add coconut milk until a thick batter is formed
  • Heat the pan on low/medium.
  • For frying, you can use coconut oil or butter
  • Once the pan is hot, pour batter using a 1/4 cup at a time.
  • Cook pancakes for 2-3 minutes or until the edges brown, before flipping very gently and cooking for an extra 1 or 2 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Repeat until all the pancakes are cooked.

Nutritional Information (amount per serving- 1 pancake)

  • Calories – 23
  • Total Fat – 1 g
  • Total Carbs – 2 g (Fiber 1 g )
  • Protein – 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg

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