I’m pretty ‘pro’ breakfast, hell, I get excited about breakfast as I’m falling asleep at night. So many great options to begin your day, I just don’t get why some people skip it.
The Spanish have a old proverb; Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper. And I sure won’t argue with that.
Pancakes are one of my favourite breakfasts, I love creating the batter, whisking it until light and fluffy, but mostly I like them because it feels like I’m eating cake for breakfast! Who wouldn’t want that? I prefer the American kind, thick and fluffy. And replacing regular flour with Coconut flour gives them that extra kick, and starts your morning off with a bit of OOMPH!
This recipe is a little bit loose, and a bit of guess work, if you wish to add more flour to thicken them up, then do, likewise if you’d rather thin them out a bit.
Coconut Pancakes with Pecans and Almonds
200g Organic Coconut Flour
200ml Almond Milk
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
1 tsp coconut oil (to fry with)
Pinch unrefined brown sugar (optional)
Small handful of Almonds and Pecans
A drizzle of Agave
Add the flour and bicarb to a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the flour and add eggs. Mix well. Slowly pour in almond milk while whisking continuously. Add more flour to thicken if desired.
Place frying pan on hob and turn to a medium heat, once hot, add coconut oil.
Use a ladle to dollop mixture onto frying pan, wait a minute or so before adding another dollop to prevent the pancakes from combining.
When the edges start to change colour slightly, and bubbles are forming in the middle of the pancake, flip. Wait 1 minute, and remove the pancake onto a plate.
Once all of the pancakes are cooked, sprinkle over the almonds and pecans, and drizzle with Agave (or Maple Syrup)
Start your day like a king!