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Sweet Potato Pancakes (Gluten Free)

Hello, helloooo… How are ya? I hope your week is going well!
I am sharing today amazingly delicious,  mind-blowing, fluffy PANCAKES! SWEET POTATO PANCAKES! Did ya hear me?

These are gluten-free, but you can make them with regular all-purpose flour. Also, they are packed with protein, healthy even with all the organic sugar that I added. I know those sweet potatoes are sweet already, but they need a bit more sugar to make your day start beautifully! Besides, if you have this for breakfast, most likely you won’t reach for that energy bar or chips to get you through the morning until lunchtime. Trust me! These will, in fact, keep you fuller for longer.

My family flipped-flopped over these pancakes, which I would usually say, “went bananas”… With that being said, when my 10-year old who by the way DO NOT like sweet potatoes approve of these, then you will love it too.

So, let’s get started…

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, holidays, brunch,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking


  • 1 lbs. Sweet Potatoes mashed
  • 3 Tbsp. Sugar I used organic sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Flaxseeds
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. AllSpice
  • 1/8 tsp. Salt
  • 1 scoop All Natural Veggie Protein powder
  • 1/2 cup GF Rolled Oats I used Bob's, Red Mill
  • 2 large Eggs lightly mixed
  • 1 cup GF All-Purpose Flour I used Bob's, Red Mill
  • 1 cup or more Buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
  • Oil for greasing the pan or unsalted butter


  1. Roast sweet potatoes until soft, or use canned sweet potatoes.
  2. Add sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl, mash more with a fork.
  3. Add sugar, flaxseeds, baking soda, allspice, salt rolled oats, then mix to combine.
  4. Add lightly mixed egg, flour, and buttermilk, mix again.
  5. Add dried cranberries, and mix well until all combined and smooth in texture The batter needs to be thicker, but not too thick that you would not be able to spoon it into the pan easily.
  6. Heat the heavy griddle or fry pan or similar then add a drizzle of oil or butter. I like oil better and at the very end, I add just a bit of butter to have that buttery flavor. Up to you!
  7. Add about 1/4 of a cup into a pan and tip to spread out or spread lightly with a spoon.
  8. When bubbles appear on surface and begin to break, turn over and cook the other side for a minute or two.
  9. The temperature for me is the best in the medium-low. I don't want them to burn, so after heating the pan, turn the temperature a bit lower.
  10. Serve the pancakes with granola, extra dried cranberries, and pure 100% organic maple syrup or honey if you prefer.

Recipe Notes

Protein powder is completely optional. I like to add in my waffles and pancakes. You can add whatever protein powder you use and like, I was just adding one that my family uses at this time. If you do not want to make gluten-free pancakes, then just add your normal rolled oats and all-purpose flour. Dried cranberries compliment these pancakes wonderfully. I recommend it!

Recipe Rating

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