'Nutella' (Carob) Pancakes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes/pancake

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4 pancakes


  • 1 tsp avocado oil

  • 1/2 cup ground rolled oats (or oat flour)

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 banana

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tbsp carob powder (or unsweetened cocoa powder)

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Optional for Pancake Batter:

  • 1 tsp almond extract

  • 1/4 cup flax milk (or other)

Ideas for For Toppings:

  • 2 tsp sunflower seed butter (or other nut butter)

  • small handful of berries

  • pinch of cinnamon

  • pinch of granulated monk fruit (or other sweetener)

  • chocolate chips

  • slice of butter

  • drizzle maple syrup

  • whatever your heart desires!


  • Add avocado oil to saucepan over medium heat; warm oil for about 2 minutes or until pan is medium-hot (water sizzles on the pan when you sprinkle water on it).

  • Use coffee grinder or food processor to grind rolled oats to fine powder (or use oat flour).

  • Add oat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and carob powder to a mixing bowl; stir until evenly dispersed.

  • Add mashed banana, lightly whisked eggs, optional almond extract, and optional milk into flour mixture; stir until smooth.

  • Add 1/3 cup of pancake batter (approximately 3-inch diameter) to medium-hot skillet and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until air bubbles begin to show throughout surface of the pancake; flip and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Serve with your favorite toppings and enjoy!

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