Chocolate Chunk Quinoa Pancakes

You can’t go wrong with chocolate in the morning! These fluffy quinoa pancakes are not only sweet and decadent, but they’re also high in protein, are made from whole-grain flours, and are vegan, too.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Quinoa Pancakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 pancakes
Calories: 166 kcal
Author: Alyssa Rimmer
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup toasted quinoa flour
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • cups non-dairy milk of choice
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup dairy-free dark chocolate chunks or ½ dark chocolate bar chopped (plus more for serving)
  • Gluten-free nonstick cooking spray or coconut oil for greasing the pan
  • Pure maple syrup for serving
Instructions
  1. Preheat a griddle over medium-low heat. Whisk together the flaxseed meal and water in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, arrowroot starch, baking powder, coconut sugar, and salt.
  3. Beat together the milk and coconut oil in a separate bowl. Add the flax mixture and beat to combine. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, and mix until a smooth batter forms. Fold in the chocolate chunks.
  4. Lightly grease the griddle. Ladle ¼ cup of batter onto the griddle and repeat until you have filled the pan. Cook the pancakes until small bubbles begin to form, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes, until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack and repeat with the remaining batter.
  5. Serve pancakes warm with maple syrup and additional chocolate shavings, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Quinoa Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Potassium 164mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 8.6%
Iron 9.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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