Gingerbread Pancakes

Delicious, festive gingerbread pancakes.


It feels kind of like dessert for breakfast 🙂


Buddy the Elf would totally approve of these pancakes!


Gingerbread Pancakes

Adapted from 

  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax+ 3 tbsp water= 1 flax egg)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar

In a small bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sea salt, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar until combined.


In a separate bowl, mix the flax egg, molasses and vanilla until smooth. Slowly add the water and mix until combined.


Add the flour mixture into the egg mixture bowl and stir until smooth.


Heat a pan oiled with vegan butter or coconut oil on medium heat.

Pour the pancake mixture onto the pan and cook about 2-3 minutes on each side.



Once fully cooked, serve and enjoy!

I sprinkled mine with some crushed candy cane! 🙂


This recipe makes about 6-8 medium-sized pancakes.

Nutrition information per pancake (in an 8 pancake batch):

  • Calories: 147
  • Fat: 1.1g
  • Sodium: 138.5mg
  • Carbohydrates: 32.6g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Protein: 3.2g

Have a great Tuesday!



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