These vegan pancakes really do deliver! We have tried lots of different pancake recipes but none of them have ever turned out as good as these. These are great vegan pancakes to make for someone who thinks that eggs need to be in everything. The consistency is perfect, not too thick and not too thin. I love the crispy edges! The flax eggs are undetectable even to my super picky eater son. Sometimes we double the recipe and put the leftovers in the fridge for the night. They are just as good heated up in the oven on a tray the next morning. Smothered in maple syrup, these pancakes are welcome any time of day!
What you will need:
- 1½ cups flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 2 cups almond milk
- 3 tbsp melted vegan butter, or margarine
- 1 flax egg
In a medium mixing bowl mix together the dry ingredients. Make a flax egg by combining 1 tbsp of ground flax seed and 2 tbsp of water. Add this flax egg and the milk to the dry ingredients and mix. Finally fold the butter into the batter. Now you have a great pancake batter and can get started cooking. If you are someone who prefers really thick pancakes simply add a little less milk when combining the ingredients and you will achieve this result.
Place a frying pan onto a burner at medium heat and allow to come up to temperature for a few minutes. I personally prefer using cast iron frying pans, however you can use a non stick frying pan if you wish. If using a non stick frying pan I suggest still using the same amount of butter as this is part of what gives the pancakes their nice crispy edges.
Once the frying pan has had a chance to heat up place about a tsp of butter in the pan and then pour approx ¼ cup of batter into the pan. If using a large pan that can accommodate more than one pancake do so. Allow pancake to cook for about 2-3 minutes on one side. You will see small bubbles begin to form, when these bubbles begin to pop without refilling it is time to flip the pancake. Cook for about another minute on the other side and then remove to a plate.
Finish with butter and maple syrup, chopped fruit, jam, cinnamon sugar, or whatever your favorite pancake topping is. Yum!