Breakfast

Vegan Blackberry Pancakes

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After taking a trip to the berry farm the other day, I ended up with a ton of berries. I’ve been meaning to do a vegan pancake recipe for quite some time now, but have been waiting for the right ingredients to come to me. When I realized I had too many blackberries to even begin to know what to do with, it was clear – blackberry pancakes! With warming cinnamon and cardamon, these blackberry pancakes are absolutely devine. I promise you that your house will smell 100% decadent and delicious after making these sweet little pancake babies!

100% Vegan

Total time: 20 minutes

Recipes makes: approx. 8 pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 cup whole-wheat flour (or all-purpose flour)
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cardamon
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1-1/4 cup vanilla almond milk (or other dairy-free alternative)
  • 2 tbl. maple syrup
  • 2 tbl. melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 heaping cup fresh blackberries

Instructions:

1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together your dry ingredients: flour, sea salt, cardamon, cinnamon and baking powder. Once complete, set aside.

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2. In a separate bowl, beat together your wet ingredients: dairy-free milk, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla extract. You don’t necessarily need a mixer or food processor to do this, it can be done by hand.

3. You’re now ready to combine your dry ingredients in with your wet ingredients. Whisk together well.

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4. In a separate small bowl, gently mash your blackberries with a fork. You don’t want to overdo this, just enough so that they are somewhat broken apart.

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5. Heat a medium to large skillet with a good amount of coconut oil (enough so that your pancakes will not stick to the bottom of your pan). Once the oil begins to bubble you can scoop approximately 1/3 cup of pancake batter into your pan for each pancake. Cook your pancakes on each side for approximately 4 minutes, or until golden brown.

Remember to add more coconut oil to your pan if you’re adding more pancakes!

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6. Once finished, you can top with any of your favourite ingredients, such as: maple or a fruit syrup, carob chips, bananas or fresh berries. I had raspberry syrup on hand for mine, and it paired perfectly with my blackberry pancakes!

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Do you have a favourite way to make pancakes? Let me know in the comments below, or on my Instagram page @vegetablesinharmony!

Enjoy!

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