Fluffy Homemade Gluten-free Pancake Recipe

by Ashley

Pancakes have always been one of my favorite foods. In fact, pancakes were the very first thing I ever learned to cook on my own. You can imagine how happy my parents were when that happened – no more being woken up to the sound of, “When are you going to get up? I NEEEED pancakes”. Yes, they were a necessity in my life πŸ˜‰ We ate pancakes every. single. weekend morning. And to this day, I still eat them every Saturday… but now they are made with a gluten free recipe!

Although my love for pancakes is unwavering, the recipe I use to create the fluffy stack of goodness has gone through some changes. These days, I have had to come up with a slightly different recipe to accommodate my recent gluten sensitivity. And since today is National Pancake day I thought I would share my recipe for Fluffy Gluten-free Pancakes in case any of you would like to try it out πŸ™‚ (PSA: in case you were unaware and are able to consume epic amounts of gluten without any negative symptoms – lucky you – then I feel it is my duty to make sure you are aware of the free stack of pancakes IHOP gives away on National Pancake day. I don’t blame you if you stop reading here and run to the nearest IHOP πŸ˜‰ ). Ok, back to the recipe:


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1.5 cups Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Flour (you could use any alternative flour here, yet this is the one I prefer)

2 tablespoons of sugar

1 tablespoon of baking powder

3/4 teaspoon of salt (I use Himalayan Pink Salt from Amazon!)

1 large egg

3 tablespoons of olive oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 – 1.5 cups of milk (dairy and non-dairy both work, I use almond or coconut milk)


Mix all dry ingredients into a medium bowl

Whisk in the egg, oil and vanilla extract

Slowly pour in the milk until you have the desired consistency (usually about 1-1.5 cups)

Pour the batter by spoonfuls into a pre-heated and greased pan over medium-high heat (tip: I use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to get perfect sized and easy to flip pancakes)

Pancakes are ready to flip when the bubbles on the top start to stay open

Once flipped, use a spatula to check the the other side for doneness

Remove from pan, and add your favorite toppings!


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1 comment

Kathy Carpenter March 7, 2017 - 10:27 pm

Ron super loves pancakes too! I make them for dinner once in a while. Actually just a few days ago I did.
For me it’s all about the toppings…. Peanut butter and maple syrup; Marionberry Jam and whipped cream; or butter and cinnamon and sugar! Sooooo hard to decide….One of each (at least)!


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