Green Plantain Pancakes

After trying a coconut flour pancake recipe I thought there was no hope for me to eat pancakes, until I recently discovered a blog post by The Paleo Mom. She has experimented with various recipes that include almond and coconut flour, both of which do not turn out just right. They are difficult to flip, take a long time to cook or the texture is just not right. This recipe really intrigued me. It’s made with no flour, just plain old green plantains!

This was actually my first time ever having green plantains and let me tell you, I was extremely excited. I can now enjoy some pancakes for my Sunday morning breakfast. These pancakes melt in your mouth and they cook just the same as regular pancakes.

This recipe makes about 9 pancakes.           

  2 large green plantains (about 2 cups pureed)
  4 eggs
  2 t. vanilla
  3 T. coconut oil
  1/8 t. salt (a generous pinch)
  ½ t. baking soda
  Oil for frying (coconut or grapeseed oil)
  Fruit (ie. strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  Pure Maple Syrup

1.  Cut the plantains in 1/3 then peel and place pieces into blender.

2.  Add the remaining ingredients to the blender and blend for about 1-2 minutes until
it forms a smooth batter.

3.  On a griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat add 1 Tbsp of coconut oil.

4.  Pour about ¼ cup of batter into the frying pan or until your pancake is the desired

5.  Let the batter cook for 4-5 minutes on the first side, until the top looks fairly dry with
little bubbles in it.

6.  Flip pancake and cook for 1½-2 minutes.

7.  Repeat with remaining batter, while adding a more coconut oil to your pan as

8.  Top pancakes with fruit and pure maple syrup and serve! 

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