Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Goodmorning world. It’s Saturday.

And we all know what that means……Wancake Day!!!!

A few months into marriage, my husband and I decided it was absolutely necessary to start a family tradition. Every Saturday morning we should have pancakes….no waffles….no pancakes…..Ugh, how were we ever to decide! He loved waffles; I loved pancakes. As good little newlyweds, we chose to compromise and thus, Wancake Day was born!

Come visit us on a Saturday morning and I can pretty much guarantee that you will find yourself sitting before a heaping plate of pancakes…..or waffles. (It all depends on who’s cooking. Lol)

We love experimenting with new recipes ever so often, but today I am going to share our all-time favorite wancake recipe that we found shortly after going vegan.

(Thanks to a wonderful contributor to allrecipes.com for the inspiration for this recipe!!)

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pancakes           Serves 2-3

Total Time – 45 min (prep – 10 min; cook – 35 min)

  • 2 Tbs flaxseed meal
  • 6 Tbs water
  • 2 C oatmeal
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 3/4 unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 Tbs unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 C chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Whisk together flaxseed meal and water in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Using a food processor or blender, grind oatmeal into a flour. Add flaxseed mixture and all remaining ingredients, except chocolate chips. Blend thoroughly. Stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Cook as waffles or pancakes and enjoy! (For pancakes, measure 1/2 C batter for each pancake. Flip when pancakes become bubbly and the edges begin to cook.)
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