4-Ingredient Pancakes


Our low-carb, 4-ingredient pancakes explore the playful balance of sweet vanilla and tangy cream cheese. Light and airy on the inside with a slight crispness on the outside, we say this recipe is even more satisfying than the classic pancake. (All of the flavor, none of the guilt!)

Homemade Cream Cheese Pancake Recipe! Healthy Pancake Recipe.

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    What can I expect? 

    You won’t find any strange ingredients or loads of sugar in this 4-ingredient pancake recipe! Unlike boxed or store-bought varieties that are full of carbs, chemicals, and additives, this homemade version features just 4 natural ingredients for all the taste and texture you love with none of the guilt. 

    Combined in a blender, this recipe is so easy you’ll never go back to pre-made flour blends again. Even better, each pancake cooks in less than 3 minutes so you can get in and out of the kitchen and back to the breakfast table fast. 

    Topped off with your favorite sugar-free or maple syrup, this is one healthy breakfast recipe that will have the whole family eagerly gathered around the table ready to eat! 

    Are 4-Ingredient Pancakes Healthy?

    Easy Homemade Pancake Recipe (no milk)!

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      Let’s look at the main ingredients: 

      • Eggs
      • Cream cheese
      • Granulated sugar substitute

      Eggs are a natural, nutritious food source. We already know eggs have their own list of health benefits.

      But what about cream cheese? Is dairy healthy? 

      Here’s what we know. Dairy is full of vitamins, minerals, protein, and natural fat energy. But if everyone consumed dairy all of the time, dairy farming would become abusive and unsustainable…

      Let’s be mindful of our dairy intake. Buy dairy that comes from pasture-raised cows and limit consumption.

      Sugar is what makes food unhealthy. 

      Add 8g of sugar (4g/pancake) to this recipe and you’re looking at heartburn with an energy crash. (And you’ll be scouring the pantry for your next sugar snack within the hour.) 

      Substitute the sugar for quality sugar alcohol, and this dessert becomes nourishment. The ingredients provide vitamins, minerals, and long-lasting energy. 

      Enjoy these 4-ingredient, low-carb pancakes knowing they support your well-being. Learn more about eating less sugar here.

      4-Ingredient Pancakes Tips

      1. Use room temperature ingredients. 

      Before you add your ingredients to the blender, let them sit out and come to room temperature. This allows for easy mixing, eliminating clumps from your batter and preventing it from becoming overworked which could cause your pancakes to become tough. 

      2. Add mix-ins 

      There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a simple stack of plain pancakes. However, if you want even more flavor, feel free to fold in extra ingredients. For example, some of our favorite options include fresh fruit from your local farmer’s market (such as blueberries, strawberries, or bananas), chopped nuts, and sugar-free chocolate chips

      3. Make extra! 

      Double or triple the recipe to ensure you have plenty of extras. Heating up premade pancakes is an easy breakfast you’ll look forward to eating. Once cooled, transfer your pancakes to an airtight glass container, and store them in the fridge for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 2 months. When you’re ready to eat, warm them thawed or frozen in a toaster, skillet, or even the microwave. 

      4. Have leftover cream cheese? 

      Save it for another batch of low-carb pancakes on a different day. Or, use it to make a batch of sugar-free chocolate chip cookies

      5. Make portioning easy

      Use a small cookie scoop, an ice cream scoop, or a ¼ cup measuring cup to portion your batter into equal-sized pancakes, and transfer it to the skillet without any mess. 

      6. Use a pancake spatula 

      Make flipping easy and ensure your pancakes stay intact by flipping them over with a thin pancake spatula.

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        4-Ingredient Pancakes

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        Prep Time:5 minutes
        Cook Time:15 minutes



        • Put all ingredients in a blender or magic bullet. Blend until smooth.
        • Let rest for 2 minutes so the bubbles can settle.
        • Place skillet on the stove on medium heat.
        • Pour batter onto a hot greased pan.
        • Cook for 1-2 minutes until golden, flip and cook an additional 20 seconds or so.
        • Repeat with the rest of the batter.
        • Top with sugar free syrup of choice (or pure maple syrup).



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        Recipe from Neutral Eating: https://neutraleating.com/4-ingredient-pancakes
        Servings: 2
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