Vegan Oreo Pancakes

I have to give credit to my little brother for this recipe. I remember him making them for us every Sunday morning as kids, and we would eat them drenched in maple syrup. They were the fluffiest pancakes and we would often make a giant batch just so we would have leftovers.

I will confess though, that I was never much of a pancake person. I ate them, but there have always been other things I’ve enjoyed more. However I do occasionally get serious cravings for them. And on this particular day, I couldn’t just settle for plain pancakes with maple syrup or lemon and sugar. Oh no. I was wanting serious pancakes, with even more serious toppings. I’m talking Oreos, melted dark chocolate, warm and tangy raspberry coulis and a drizzle of rice malt syrup. Yes, you heard me right.

I also have to confess that I made sure to go for a seriously big run before I devoured these babies, in an attempt to feel a little less guilty about what I was about to enjoy. Nonetheless, I guarantee you’ll enjoy these. They’re the perfect lazy Sunday morning breakky. I give you permission to eat these in bed with your loved ones (or just your dog and a good rom com).

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond (or any plant based) milk
  • 2 flax eggs
  • As many Oreos as desired
  • Spray oil/ coconut oil
  • Optional toppings: raspberries, dark chocolate, rice malt/ maple syrup etc.

Method:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour and create a well in the middle.
  2. To prepare the flax eggs, combine 2tbsp flax seed with 6 tablespoons water. Stir and set aside until a thick paste is formed.
  3. To the flour mixture, add the almond milk and flax eggs. Stir until well combined.
  4. Gently fold through crushed Oreos.
  5. Heat a saucepan with a little coconut oil and pour a soup ladel worth of mixture into the saucepan.
  6. Cook until bubbles form on top of the pancake, then flip. Cook again for 1 – 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with your favourite toppings and enjoy!

These pancakes also freeze really well! Glad wrap them individually and pop them in the freezer for the until ate midnight snack attack. You’re welcome.

morgswelch

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