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Carrot cake pancakes with maple syrup pouring on top
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Carrot Cake Pancakes

These carrot cake pancakes are vegan, refined-sugar free and made with pantry staples - they taste like carrot cake and they're perfect for Easter brunch!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 pancakes
Calories 153kcal
Author Yumna Jawad


  • 1 cup whole wheat white flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 cup oat milk other other plant-based milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded carrots lightly packed
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
  • Cooking spray


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking, cinnamon, and salt; set aside
  • In a large bowl, combine the oat milk, maple syrup, oil and vanilla extract. Stir in the shredded carrots, walnuts and shredded coconut.
  • Heat a nonstick griddle over medium-low heat. Spray with coconut oil cooking spray or leave the pan dry.
  • Pour 1/3 cup of the batter into the hot griddle. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the edges firm up and you can slide spatula under the pancake. Flip the pancake and cook for another 1-2 minutes until the pancake is cooked through. Repeat for the remaining batter. Recipe yields about 8 pancakes.
  • Serve immediately with topped with coconut yogurt, walnuts and maple syrup, if desired.



Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1398IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 1mg