Fluffy and Delicious Keto Pancakes: A Low-Carb Alternative


Introduction

One of the joys of the ketogenic diet is that you don’t have to give up your favourite foods; you just need to get a little creative with the ingredients. If you’re a breakfast lover and have been missing fluffy pancakes, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll share a delightful recipe for keto pancakes that allow you to enjoy this classic breakfast dish without compromising your low-carb lifestyle.

Ingredients:

– 2 large eggs

– 2 oz (1/4 cup) cream cheese, softened

– 2 oz (1/4 cup) almond flour

– 1 tbsp unsweetened almond milk (or any low-carb milk of your choice)

– 1 tsp baking powder

– 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

– A pinch of salt

– Cooking oil or butter for greasing the pan

Instructions:

1. Prepare Your Ingredients:

   Start by gathering all the ingredients. Ensure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature for easy blending.

2. Blend the Batter:

   In a blender or food processor, combine the eggs, softened cream cheese, almond flour, almond milk, baking powder, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Blend until you have a smooth and well-mixed batter.

3. Rest the Batter:

   Let the batter sit for a few minutes to allow the baking powder to work its magic. This will help your pancakes become light and fluffy.

4. Heat the Pan:

   While the batter rests, heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-low heat. Add a small amount of cooking oil or butter to prevent sticking.

5. Cook the Pancakes:

   Pour a small amount of the batter onto the hot skillet, forming a pancake shape. You can make your pancakes as big or as small as you like. Just make sure not to overcrowd the pan.

6. Cook Until Bubbles Form:

   Cook the pancakes until you see bubbles forming on the surface, typically in 2-3 minutes.

7. Flip and Finish Cooking:

   Gently flip the pancakes with a spatula and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes on the other side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

8. Keep Warm:

   As you cook the pancakes, you can keep them warm on a baking sheet in a preheated oven at a low temperature (around 200°F or 93°C).

9. Serve and Enjoy:

   Once all the pancakes are cooked, serve them with your favourite keto-friendly toppings. Options include sugar-free maple syrup, whipped cream, fresh berries, or a dollop of almond butter.

Conclusion

These fluffy and delicious keto pancakes are proof that you don’t have to give up your favourite breakfast dish while following a low-carb diet. By substituting high-carb ingredients with low-carb alternatives, you can still enjoy the comforting taste of pancakes without compromising your ketogenic lifestyle. Whether it’s a weekend treat or a quick weekday breakfast, these pancakes will satisfy your cravings and keep you on track with your keto goals. So, fire up the griddle and savour every bite!


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