Basic Healthy Pancake Recipe

In search of a go-to basic pancake recipe? Look no further! This healthy pancake recipe is delicious as-is, or spruce it up and add your favorite pureed fruit, nut butter, or even ground breakfast sausage. Bam! Breakfast dreams come true.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
Author: Linley Richter
Yield: 12 pancakes 1x
Category: Breakfast
Method: Stove Top
Cuisine: American



  • 1.5 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup pureed fruit*
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted


  1. First, spray a large nonstick pan with coconut oil cooking spray (or butter) and heat to medium heat.
  2. Next, mix together dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs together. Then, add vanilla and milk. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and mix.
  5. Finally, add in melted coconut oil and mix until smooth. If your batter feels too thin, add in a few tablespoons of flour and if it feels too thick, add in a few tablespoons of almond milk.
  6. Scoop a heaping 1/4 cup of the batter onto your pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown


*2 mashed bananas, sweet potato puree, applesauce, etc.


  • Serving Size: 1/12
  • Calories: 117
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 51
  • Fat: 5
  • Carbohydrates: 15
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 3


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