Healthy Meals

28 Protein Pancake Recipes That’ll Keep You Full Until Lunch

Spruce up your stack (and your muscles) with our favourite healthy protein pancake recipes.

Not only are these utterly delicious & healthy protein pancake recipes ideal for the big day, but they’ll soon become your go-to muscle-up meals when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Gone are the days when pancakes had to be jam-packed with the same amount of carbs as your average 12” pizza – protein pancakes are now the breakfast and post-workout food for all fitness buffs.

Keep scrolling for 28 mouthwatering protein pancake recipes to curb your cravings.

 

1. Blueberry & Butterscotch Protein Pancakes

Absolutely packed with protein, these delicious butterscotch and blueberry pancakes couldn’t be any easier to make, thanks to our Protein Pancake Mix. Ideal for those less confident in their cooking abilities.

Per serving: Calories – 392  Protein – 39g  Carbs – 20g  Fat – 18g

Recipe here.

 

2. Protein Pancake Cereal

Protein pancake cereal was a TikTok trend that blessed our timelines way back in the first lockdown of 2020 and it’s definitely up there as one of the best things to have come out of that year in our opinion…

Per serving: Calories – 454  Protein – 22.9g  Carbs – 60g  Fat – 11g

Recipe here.

 

3. Peanut Butter Stuffed Protein Pancakes

Peanut butter lovers, it’s not enough to just get your fix with a drizzle of peanut butter on top of your stack. You’ve got to try this incredible stuffed recipe.

Per serving: Calories – 440  Protein – 22.5g  Carbs – 36g  Fat – 22.5g

Recipe here.

 

4. Protein Pancake Dippers

This game-changing recipe will change how you do Pancake Day forever. Seriously, why bother with a knife and fork when you can make edible dippers to soak up your Sugar-Free Syrup. Thank us later.

Per dipper: Calories – 224  Protein – 12.3g  Carbs – 24.8g  Fat – 7.3g

Recipe here.

 

5. Sheet Pan Protein Pancakes 

Not a fan of faffing about over a hot frying pan? No worries, we’ve got you covered with these delicious baked pancakes instead. Ideal for making in bulk and keeping in the fridge or freezer for a handy grab-n-go breakfast.

Per serving: Calories – 169  Protein – 13g  Carbs – 22g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

6. American-Style Pancakes 

Thick, fluffy pancakes with streaky bacon and sweet syrup it’s a classic combo that you just can’t beat.

Per serving: Calories – 313  Protein – 21g  Carbs – 33g  Fat – 10g

Recipe here.

 

7. 4-Ingredient Foolproof Banana Pancakes

banana pancakesHands up who’s pancakes have turned out like soggy, misshapen blobs that tear at the mere sight of a spatula? This ridiculously easy, foolproof recipe will solve all of your pancake problems.

Per pancake: Calories – 115  Protein – 15g  Carbs – 14g  Fat – 1g

Recipe here.

 

8. Gingerbread Protein Pancakes 

Perhaps a touch seasonal, but really who doesn’t love gingerbread all year round? This deliciously sweet & spiced stack is a winter warmer that we can’t get enough of.

Per pancake: Calories – 471  Protein – 39g  Carbs – 51g  Fat – 14g

Recipe here.

 

9. Pecan Pie Chocolate Pancake Stack

chocolate pecan pancake stackLooking to ramp up your protein intake without clocking up the calories? Try these tasty pecan pie protein pancakes smothered in your very own 4-ingredient chocolate sauce.

Per pancake: Calories – 141  Protein – 12g  Carbs – 9g  Fat – 7g

Recipe here.

 

10. Fluffy Maca Vegan Pancakes

high-protein vegan breakfast

We teamed up with one of our favourite vegan bloggers, Stefanie Moir, better known to her fans as Naturally Stefanie, to make her fluffiest vegan pancakes yet.

Per pancake: Calories 89  – Protein – 7g  Carbs – 11g  Fat – 2g

Recipe here.

 

11. Classic Blueberry Pancakes

blueberry pancakesThere’s nothing more satisfying than a warm stack of fluffy blueberry pancakes – the OG recipe of the protein pancake world.

Per pancake: Calories – 95  Protein – 6g  Carbs – 5g  Fat – 7g

Recipe here.

 

12. Easy Low-Carb Pancakes

diet protein pancakesThese low-carb protein pancakes will keep hunger pangs at bay on those low-carb days.

Per pancake: Calories – 82  Protein – 7g  Carbs – 10g  Fat – 2g

Recipe here.

 

13. Chocolate Orange Pancakes

Chocolate pancakesThese chocolate orange pancakes make the perfect chocolate lover’s breakfast (and lunch and dinner).

Per pancake: Calories – 88  Protein – 8g  Carbs – 7g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

14. Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Pancakes

Vegan chocolate protein pancakes

We had our favourite vegan blogger, Naturally Stefanie, here with us making her chocolate vegan pancakes (and you wouldn’t even know these bad boys are vegan).

Per pancake: Calories – 122  Protein – 7g  Carbs – 16g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

15. Maca Banana Pancakes

Feeling like your pancakes aren’t giving you enough back? Add a spoonful of Maca Powder to spruce up your stack’s vitamin C content with a rich, malty flavour to die for.

Per pancake: Calories – 79  Protein – 3g  Carbs – 15g  Fat – 1g

Recipe here.

 

16. Fruity Protein Crêpes

protein crepesPrefer a thinner pancake? Then check out this French-inspired fruity protein crêpe recipe.

Per pancake: Calories – 80  Protein – 12.5g  Carbs – 5.5g Fat – 1g

Recipe here.

 

17. Almond Butter & Raspberry Protein Pancakes

almond butter pancakesThis stack of almond buttery goodness is all you need to get through your mornings. Switch the almond butter up for peanut butter if that’s more your bag!

Per pancake: Calories – 122  Protein – 13g  Carbs – 9g  Fat – 4g

Recipe here.

 

18. Cherry Bakewell Pancakes

cherry bakewell protein pancakesThese cherry bakewell pancakes are like eating dessert for breakfast.

Per pancake: Calories – 147  Protein – 6g  Carbs – 10g  Fat – 8g

Recipe here.

 

19. Spinach Pancakes & Smoked Salmon

spinach pancakes with smoked salmonWhen you need an excuse to eat pancakes for lunch, try spinach pancakes with smoked salmon.

Per serving: Calories – 224  Protein – 21g  Carbs – 6g  Fat – 13g

Recipe here.

 

20. Vegan Quinoa Toffee Protein Pancakes

quinoa pancakesThese tasty vegan and gluten-free pancakes are made with quinoa and pea protein for a nutty flavour you’ll go crazy for.

Per pancake: Calories – 52  Protein – 8g  Carbs – 6g  Fat – 1g

Recipe here.

 

21. Silver Dollar Mini Protein Pancakes

Fluffy bite-sized pancakes – the perfect size for your meal prep box.

Per pancake: Calories – 39  Protein – 4g  Carbs – 5g  Fat – 1g

Recipe here.

 

22. Vegan Cookie Dough Pancakes

rice flour pancakesMade with brown rice protein and served with a creamy 3-ingredient cashew butter sauce, these vegan protein pancakes are breakfast essentials.

Per pancake: Calories – 108  Protein – 5g  Carbs – 18g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

23. Super-Soft Teff Flour Pancakes

teff flour pancakesThis nutty super-grain pancake recipe will change your mornings forever.

Per pancake: Calories – 99  Protein – 4g  Carbs – 15g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

24. Coffee & Walnut Pancakes

protein pancake recipesThese coffee and walnut protein pancakes are like eating cake for breakfast (minus the guilt).

Per pancake: Calories – 51  Protein – 8g  Carbs – 8g  Fat – 1.5g

Recipe here.

 

25. Low-Carb Flax & Whey Protein Pancakes

flax pancakesThese whey and flax pancakes contain a mere 2 grams of carbs in the entire stack.

Per pancake: Calories – 56  Protein – 5.5g  Carbs – 0.5g  Fat – 3g

Recipe here.

 

26. Toffee Apple Pancakes

toffee apple stackToffee apple pancakes are autumn breakfast goals.

Per pancake: Calories – 108  Protein – 12g  Carbs – 12g  Fat – 2g

Recipe here.

 

27. Protein Dutch Baby

protein dutch babyThis protein Dutch baby is the perfect muscle-up weekend breakfast.

Per serving: Calories – 364  Protein – 37g  Carbs – 14g  Fat – 16g

Recipe here.

 

28. Protein Pancake Batter Waffles

pancake batter waffles

Wondering what else you can do with your pancake mix? Say hello to the pancake batter waffle.

Per serving: Calories – 186  Protein – 19g  Carbs – 9g  Fat – 6g

Recipe here.


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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Writer and expert

Jennifer Blow is our UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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