Protein Desserts

Super-Soft Teff Flour Protein Pancakes | Healthy Breakfast Recipe

These teff flour pancakes will change your mornings forever.

Teff flour is a protein-packed African superfood that’s been a staple of Ethiopian cooking for thousands of years, providing a source of plant-based protein, and great for using in pancakes and other sweet treats.

teff flour pancakes


  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 medium sized ripe banana
  • 1 egg white
  • 40g Teff Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 40ml milk of choice
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Coconut Oil for cooking


1. In a blender, combine the banana, flour, almond milk, eggs, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

2. Blitz this until you’re left with a smooth pancake batter.

3. Heat a little oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Once the pan is nice and hot, pour some of the batter into a small circular shape and allow to cook.

4. Repeat this process for as many pancakes as you can fit into your pan.

5. When the surface of the pancake has begun to bubble, carefully flip and cook on the other side.

6. Once the pancakes are all completely cooked, serve with some fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey.

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Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 99
Total Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrates 15g
Protein 4g

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.

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