Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes: Dairy-free, Nut-free & High-protein


These whole wheat pancakes have an extra boost of fiber and protein, but are surprisingly fluffy. However, they do have a heartier flavor than your average short stack.

Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes Recipe - Dairy-free, Nut-free & High-protein (egg-free & soy-free options)

Special Diet Notes: Whole Wheat Pancakes

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, nut-free, peanut-free, and vegetarian.

For egg-free and vegan whole wheat pancakes, substitute egg replacer or use 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed and 1/2 cup water or additional milk beverage in place of the eggs.

For soy-free, dairy-free whole wheat pancakes, substitute garbanzo bean flour or omit and increase the whole wheat pastry flour to 2 1/4 cups.

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Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes
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This is a favorite recipe that has been adapted just a bit from Allrecipes.
Serves: 6 to 8 servings
  1. Put the wheat flour, wheat germ, soy flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Add eggs, oil, and vanilla to a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Stir in the milk beverage.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until combined. The batter should be slightly thick.
  4. Preheat your griddle to 350ºF or medium heat.
  5. Pour ¼ cup batter per pancake onto the hot griddle. Cook until the edges look dry and the bubbles on top burst and stay open. Flip and cook 1 minute, or until golden brown.

Key Pantry Ingredients & Supplies: Whole Wheat Pancakes

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. These look delicious, maybe I can find time to whip some up this weekend! I’m loving the addition of flax/ wheat germ, and the added fiber it adds!

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