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There is nothing like fluffy flapjacks in the morning, right? These sweet potato pancakes are definitely a recipe you’re going to fall in love with! Made from oat flour and sweet potato purée, this yummy breakfast is not only gluten-free and free from refined sugar, it's also oil-free!

Fluffy Oil-Free Sweet Potato Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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What Ingredients Do You Need To Make Fluffy Oil-Free Sweet Potato Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

For the Pancakes:
  • 1 1/2 cups oat flour
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 3/4 cup sweet potato purée
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

For the Toppings:

  • Almond butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Goji berries
  • Cacao nibs
  • Shredded coconut

How To Make Fluffy Oil-Free Sweet Potato Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

  1. Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender and run until smooth. Allow it to sit for 5 minutes, and in the meantime, preheat a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add batter into skillet, 1/3 cup at a time, and fill with as many pancakes as you can comfortably fit.
  3. Cook on each side on medium-low heat for about 3 minutes. Flip when the center starts to bubble. Place cooked pancakes onto a clean plate which you can keep warm in the oven at its lowest setting. Complete with the remaining batter.
  4. To serve, top the pancakes with anything you’d like.


If you don’t have oat flour, simply take 1 1/2 cups rolled oats and process them alone in a high-speed blender until a flour-like consistency is reached. To bake sweet potatoes: Thoroughly wash and prick your sweet potatoes each 2-3 time with a fork or knife. Wrap them in parchment paper and then with foil, then place them directly on the oven rack in the middle of the oven. Turn the oven on to 425°F and bake for 40 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft. Cool completely before using.

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Nutritional Information

Calories: 417 | Carbs: 77.5 g | Fat: 6.2 g | Protein: 13.2 g | Sugar: 17.5 g | Sodium: 908.4 mg

Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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