Low-calorie pancakes are an adapted version of the classic American recipe, which are usually eaten for breakfast.
Our recipe is made without butter and without eggs, just flour, soymilk sugar and vanilla yeast. In this way, in addition to being lighter, these pancakes are also suitable for people who are allergic or intolerant to lactose or egg white.
How to cook and eat light pancakes
With low calorie pancakes you can start the day with something tasty and delicious but without too much fat or sugar. If you want for the filling, you can choose a jam of your favorite flavor, but consider that it is always better to choose homemade jam because it is genuine, tasty and healthy, with little added sugar.
Or you can opt for hazelnut cream. Or, for simplicity, you can garnish the pancakes with fresh fruit, such as strawberries or berries. And that’s it, ready to face the day with the right energy!
If you are on a diet, you can make these low-calorie pancakes for a special breakfast, for example for Sunday brunch. Remember that dieting doesn’t have to be a time of deprivation, so treat yourself to a small light dessert from time to time and enjoy the moment without thinking too much about calories and fat.
Low Calorie Pancake Recipe (123 calories per serving)
- Serving for 8 pancakes
- Calories per serving: 123
- Total calories: 984
- 150g of flour
- 50g brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla yeast
- 200 ml of soy milk
- 2 tablespoons of corn oil
- Zest of one lemon or orange
Step 1: Mix the brown sugar, flour, vanilla baking powder and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well and add the lemon zest.
Step 2: Add the soy milk and the oil, stirring with a whisk, until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Heat a non-stick frying pan and grease it with a little oil. Pour in a ladleful of batter and allow to cook for a few minutes before carefully flipping.
Step 3: With this dough you can get about 8 pancakes.
The main ingredient of these light pancakes is undoubtedly flour. Source of carbohydrates, contains minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber.
You can choose the flour you prefer; Whole wheat flour usually contains more vitamins and minerals than more processed flours.
The recipe for the light pancake mix was the brainchild of Antonella from the Fotogrammi di zucchero site.