Just because you are following a gluten-free diet, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on enjoying one of your favorite breakfast foods. There are so many different gluten-free pancake recipes available nowadays, all of which will be enjoyed by every family member. Today I’ve compiled a selection of fifteen different recipes for you to try, so you’ll have plenty of options the next time you are wanting to prepare a special breakfast.
The easiest gluten-free recipes
1. Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes
Mama Knows Gluten Free shares this simple recipe for gluten-free pancakes that can also be adjusted to become dairy-free and vegan-friendly. This recipe uses just a few simple ingredients, including all-purpose gluten-free flour, and you can even make this pancake mix in advance and save it in a container for when you want to make pancakes in a rush. You can also make a huge batch of these pancakes and freeze them to defrost at a later date. The options for toppings to serve over these pancakes are endless, and they would go well with chocolate chips, bananas, or blueberries.
2. Gluten, Dairy, and Egg Free Pancakes
If you are looking to cater to a wide range of dietary requirements with one pancake mixture, try out this recipe from Momables. You’ll enjoy soft and fluffy pancakes that are ideal served with heaps of pancake syrup and will have everyone asking for seconds. This recipe will take just a few minutes to cook, and so it’s perfect for a yummy and quick breakfast or dinner when you have little time to spare.
3. Two Ingredient Healthy Pancakes
You won’t believe these pancakes use just two ingredients when you taste them, but this simple recipe from Top With Cinnamon needs to be tried to be believed. These pancakes are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and also have no added sugar. Combining just banana and egg, you’ll have a healthy and easy pancake that you can whip up anytime you need a quick breakfast on the go. You’ll want to make these into small pancakes to avoid them breaking when you flip them over. For the best results, use an immersion blender to make a smooth batter that will be easy to cook.
4. Fluffy Sprinkles Pancakes
Kids will love these fluffy sprinkled pancakes from My Gluten Free Guide that would be a great idea for a children’s birthday party. The mixture itself doesn’t use any sugar, but the sprinkles will give these pancakes a little sweetness once added. They are a versatile dish that can be cooked for breakfast or dessert, and you can top them with fruit, syrup, or ice cream for a complete treat. For a birthday party, they would be the perfect base for a pancake bar, where kids will love customizing their own pancakes.
5. Blender Banana Pancakes
Minimalist Baker shows us how to make these blender banana pancakes that take just five minutes to prepare and will cook to perfection. Once you’ve blended all of the ingredients together, simply cook them on your stovetop until they are golden brown. As far as toppings, they would be great with peanut butter, sliced banana, berries, and maple syrup on top. You can cook a whole batch of these in one go and then simply reheat them in the toaster or microwave when you need a quick breakfast one morning.
6. Gluten-Free Pancakes with Blueberry Compote
For a simple stack of pancakes with everyone’s favorite blueberry topping, try out this recipe from House & Garden. These pancakes are gluten-free, dairy-free, and wheat-free, so they cater to a wide range of dietary requirements. The delicious blueberry compote is made with blueberries, maple syrup, and grated orange zest and provides a fresh and sweet addition to this breakfast dish. The recipe makes between fourteen and sixteen pancakes, so it is ideal for serving a large group of friends or family.
7. Easy Oatmeal Pancakes
You’ll need just six basic ingredients to create these oatmeal pancakes from Savory Spin which are thick and delicious, just as any good pancake should be. This recipe is also refined sugar-free, and thanks to the addition of cinnamon and cardamom, they are a flavorful dish that anyone in your family will enjoy. For the perfect finish, top these pancakes with whipped cream, syrup or jam, and fresh raspberries before serving.
8. Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Pancakes
You can’t go wrong with chocolate chip pancakes, and this gluten-free recipe from Fab Food 4 All means that everyone can enjoy this delicious sweet treat. The pancakes themselves have a gooey center filled with chocolate. For the perfect finish, you’ll top the dish with banana, chocolate chips, and golden syrup before serving. This would make a decadent meal for a weekend breakfast or brunch, or they could be served for dessert on a special occasion. You can also make a batch ahead of time and reheat them when you need a quick breakfast or dessert one day.
9. Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancakes
The Spruce Eats shares these crowd-pleasing pancakes, which would be great for a family gathering or brunch. Blueberries are packed with antioxidants, making them a healthy addition to this breakfast dish. The pancakes are packed with fresh blueberries, yet they are still light and fluffy to enjoy. Before serving, you’ll want to drizzle warm maple syrup over a stack of these pancakes, or you can add a homemade blueberry sauce for more flavor. In just twenty-five minutes, you’ll be able to prepare and cook four portions of these gluten-free pancakes.
10. Gluten-Free Dutch Baby Pancake
If you are looking for a fantastic centerpiece for your breakfast or brunch table, try out this gluten-free Dutch baby pancake from A Saucy Kitchen. You can enjoy this for breakfast or dessert, and it will take just minutes to put together. It’s a great alternative to your usual stack of gluten-free pancakes and will have a perfectly puffed up center and crispy sides. You’ll only need to use one bowl to prep all of the ingredients for this dish, and it requires just seven ingredients to create. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and drizzle with maple syrup before serving for the perfect finish.
11. Gluten-Free American Style Bacon Pancakes
Kimi Eats Gluten Free shows us how to make these pancakes that combine this delicious breakfast treat with another classic breakfast food, bacon. For the perfect pancakes, you’ll want to rest the batter for fifteen minutes before cooking to produce a better texture when you cook them. While you want a lump-free batter, don’t over-mix the batter, or it will reduce the airy texture of the pancakes. After cooking, add a lump of butter to the top of each stack to keep them extra moist.
12. Gluten-Free Sourdough Pancakes
If you can’t get enough of sourdough flavors this year, try out this recipe from Vanilla and Bean. You can use any leftover gluten-free sourdough starter in this dish to create fluffy and flavor-packed sourdough pancakes. It’s a vegetarian and gluten-free recipe, which can also be made dairy-free with a simple tweak. You can either make these pancakes overnight or the day of serving to suit your preferences.
13. Gluten-Free Lemon Pancakes
Lemon is the perfect addition to sweet pancakes and helps to offset the sugar that’s in this recipe. These pancakes from A. Vogel offer a delicious way to start your day, and you can have a great time decorating these pancakes before serving them to your family. The topping choices to complete these pancakes are simply endless, and you could go for something simple such as fresh lemon or powdered sugar, or add heaps of fresh berries and chia seeds for a healthy finish.
14. Gluten-Free Almond Flour Pancakes
Almond flour is a great alternative for gluten-free baking, and this recipe creates a delicious pancake that your whole family will enjoy eating. This dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian recipe from Baking Mad can cater to a wide variety of dietary requirements, making it a great choice for your next family brunch. For the batter, you’ll simply combine almond flour, water, eggs, syrup or honey, salt, and oil. Once cooked, top the pancakes with walnuts and bananas for the final touch before serving.
15. Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
Loveleaf shares this apple cinnamon pancakes recipe that would be ideal for serving your family in the fall. They are a dairy-free, gluten-free, and grain-free breakfast that’s packed with fall flavors. Made from buckwheat flour and almond flour, these pancakes are light and fluffy yet still packed with fiber and nutrients. To serve, you’ll add a maple cinnamon apple topping, and coconut whipped cream would be the perfect finishing touch. Your family and friends will be so impressed with this breakfast, and they’ll beg you to return to this recipe over and over again in the future.
With this selection of gluten-free pancakes, you’ll never have to miss out on this classic breakfast treat again. All of these recipes would make for a filling and satisfying meal for your whole family, and they’ll never taste the difference between a regular pancake recipe and your gluten-free version.