Pancakes For A Happy Soul

Spiced Banana and Coconut Buckwheat Pancakes

Recipe for Spiced Banana and Coconut Buckwheat Pancakes:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup Buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 cup finely desiccated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon soda bicarbonate
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1 egg (you can use 1 tablespoon flax seed powder instead)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or any other vegetable oil of choice)
  • 1 cup unsweetened Soya milk (or any other milk of choice)
  • Coconut oil to grease
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  • Whisk all the wet ingredients together,
  • Pour into dry ingredients and whisk
  • till batter is well combined.
  • Add more milk if needed.
  • Heat a non stick pan and lightly grease with oil.
  • Drop a large dollop of batter to make 4″ pancakes.
  • Flip when the bottom is golden brown,
  • Cook till the second side is golden brown too.
I served the Pancakes warm with honey,blackberry/raspberry coulis, fresh goats cheese cream, and chopped pistachios.



These are my all time favourite gluten-free pancakes, and we usually make them for Sunday breakfast.
I don’t like them too thick, so these have a thickness that is somewhere between crepes and pancakes. I love the taste of bananas and coconut,mixed with all the spices, felt like Christmas already!!
I had some frozen blackberries and raspberries, so I heated them with some honey and strained to make a very tasty coulis. There was some fresh soft goats cheese in the fridge,
I whisked it up with a little milk and viola, it went very well with the honey and coulis.
The chopped pistachios added a great crunch.
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it is better then to not insist, do what one can and let it go.

This was originally posted on Neeta’s Healthy Plate (

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