Light and fluffy pancakes with amazing texture, and a fresh strawberry sauce drizzled over the top!
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I’m so excited to share these fluffy pancakes with you! They’re absolutely amazing! Have you ever made low carb/Keto pancakes that taste too eggy, fall apart when you try to flip them, deflate by the time they hit the plate, or just have an odd texture? Not these!!!You can top these easy low carb pancakes with thisHomemade Strawberry Sauce or your favorite Keto-friendly syrup!
I’ve been experimenting with low carb pancakes for a while and I finally found the perfect combination of ingredients that is most reminiscent of traditional pancakes.
Ingredients needed to make fluffy low carb pancakes
- Almond flour
- Oat fiber (see notes)
- Pure vanilla extract
- Swerve Confectioners (or powdered Erythritol)
- Baking powder
- Heavy cream
- Avocado oil
- Homemade Strawberry Sauce or your favorite sugar-free syrup
How to Make Fluffy Keto Pancakes
Separate the eggs. Whip the egg whites until you get soft peaks then set aside.
In another bowl, add the egg yolks, Swerve, vanilla and the heavy cream. Mix using a hand mixer for about 2 minutes.
Add the egg whites in and mix briefly.
In a separate bowl, mix the almond flour, oat fiber, baking powder and salt. Add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until combined. Batter should be a little loose, but not too runny. Add a little more heavy cream, if needed.
Make them on the smaller side and cook them on low heat with a lid on for a few minutes on each side, this is key!
Top with butter and this Homemade Strawberry Sauce.
Tips for Storing Leftover Fluffy Pancakes
This fluffy pancake recipe is so quick and easy, making a double batch and freezing them means you can have healthy pancakes on hand when you need a quick low carb breakfast.
For leftovers, line a sheet pan with parchment paper, place the pancakes in a single layer on the pan. Allow the pancakes to come to room temperature, before putting them in the freezer for 2 hours. Place the frozen pancakes in a freezer safe container or freezer bag.
If they are completely frozen, they should not stick. If you want to ensure they don’t stick, place a small piece of wax paper between each frozen pancake before storing. Store up to two months in freezer.
More Keto and Low Carb Pancake Recipes…
More Information About Oat Fiber
The Oat Fiber is really important in this recipe! I use it in so many recipes, because of the amazing texture it gives whatever I am baking! It is hands down, the best ingredient I’ve baked with! The Oat Fiber that I use is made by Lifesource Foods, because they grind it to a very fine powder and has a mild flavor. I buy it in the 16 ounce bag, which lasts a while, because you don’t need to use much in your recipes.
Oat Fiber is not the same as Oat Flour, which is made from grinding oats. Oat Fiber is made from grinding the outer husks of oats and is pure insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water and is not broken down in the digestive tract, so it’s Low Carb and Keto friendly.
More Oat Fiber Keto Recipes…
- Lemon Meringue Cupcakes
- Blueberry Lemon Muffins
- Pumpkin Coffee Cake
- Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Lemon Poppy Mini Bundt Cakes
- Rosemary and Kalamata Olive Focaccia
- Pumpkin Donuts
- Cranberry Sauce Walnut Muffins
- Tiramisu Pancakes
Fluffy Pancakes – Keto, Low Carb & Gluten Free
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup Oat Fiber see notes
- 3 eggs separated
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons swerve confectioners or powdered Erythritol
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- Avocado oil for the pan or coconut oil, clarified butter, ghee
- Optional Homemade Strawberry Sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Separate the eggs. Whip the egg whites until you get soft peaks and set aside.
- In another bowl, add the egg yolks, swerve, vanilla and the heavy cream. Mix using a hand mixer for about 2 minutes. Add the egg whites in and mix briefly.
- In a separate bowl mix the almond flour, oat fiber, baking powder and salt.
- Add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until combined. Batter should be a little loose, but not too runny. Add a little more heavy cream, if needed.
- Add some avocado oil, coconut oil or clarified butter/ghee to a skillet on low heat and add the pancake batter to make pancakes of about 4” in diameter. Cook them on low heat with a lid on for a few minutes on each side, this is key!
- Top with butter and my (optional) Homemade Strawberry Sauce!