Looking for a great morning treat? Or maybe a special something for your special someone this Valentine’s Day? 😉 Then you’ve got to try these UH-MAAAAZING paleo choc-beet pancakes!
Moment of truth – I will profess to all kinds of independence from all things hearts and flowers, however, when it comes down to it, I am a hopeless romantic at heart (shhhhhh damnit! Don’t tell anyone!). So with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to create a completely indulgent treat that’s rich, dark, and DELICIOUS 😋😋😋
With some beets and choc, you can’t really go wrong. So drawing from a few of my recipes, I decided pancakes would be best as they’re quick, easy, hassle free, and look so goooood! Plus, when experimenting leads to eating, pancakes are always best as the batch is small and I don’t feel like I need to eat cake daily!
These pancakes are beyond decadent – I’m not even exaggerating. They are light, fluffy, yet so moist and rich all at once. I don’t really understand it, all I know is that they taste so darn good! Dress them up for something fancy schmancy, or keep it simple and just enjoy.
Recipe for Paleo Choc Beet Pancakes
Yield: 6 small pancakes (perfect for stacking)
Time to prep: 3 minutes
Time to cook: less than 10 minutes
What you need
1/4 cup finely grated beetroot (raw)
1/4 cup almond flour
2 tbsp tapioca flour
1 tbsp raw cacao powder
1 x-large egg
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp of coconut/almond milk
Pinch of salt
What you need to do
1. Mix all the ingredients together until well combined.
2. Heat a pan over medium-high heat.
3. Add a small amount of butter to the pan, and scoop a portion of batter in. Cook on both sides. Remove pancake from pan.
4. Repeat until all the batter is used up. Done!
Stack them up and serve with coconut cream, fresh fruit or berries, drizzle of raw honey … mmmmmmmm YUUUM!
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