Apple Cinnamon Pancakes are like having dessert for breakfast! The cinnamon-apples & sweet whipped topping make these an irresistible vegan breakfast! Everyone will be asking for more of these egg & dairy free pancakes.
Breakfast is a meal that can satisfy the sweet and/or salty morning cravings. For a quick, grab-n-go breakfast, a loaf of sweet vegan banana bread never disappoints.
Why should you make these soft & fluffy Apple Cinnamon Pancakes?
Well, the batter is filled with grated apple giving these pancakes an added natural-sweetness and apple-y taste!
Then, they are topped with cooked apples, a sweet coconut whip and drizzled in maple syrup! The decadent toppings make these the *ULTIMATE PANCAKE EXPERIENCE*!
However, you can always go classic by leaving off the extra toppings and covering them in only maple syrup.
Apple-Cinnamon Pancakes are really easy to pull off!
It only takes 1 bowl and about 5 minutes to whip up the batter.
Start by adding the dry ingredients to the bowl. Then grate the apple, measure out the wet ingredients and add them all to the bowl of dry. Whisk until just combined. (lumps are A-okay)
Now, pour the batter and make some fluffy pancakes.
Apple-Cinnamon Pancake toppings are just as easy to prep!
Since the toppings are so easy to prepare, I like to make them first!
For the apples, just add all the ingredients to a saucepan and heat until they are softened. This takes about 10 minutes or so.
While the apples cook, mix up the coconut whip. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl. With a hand mixer, whip until the cream is stiff yet fluffy. Store the coconut whip in the refrigerator until the pancakes are ready to be topped.
If you like extra whip topping and apple topping just double the recipes!
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- 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
- 2 Tablespoons coconut sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
- 1 Tablespoon baking powder
- 2 cups non-dairy milk
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 Tablespoon coconut oil, melted
- 1 gala or fuji apple, grated (peeling is optional)
- 1 Tablespoons water
- 2 Tablespoons coconut sugar
- 3 firm gala or fuji apples, sliced
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- cinnamon and nutmeg, to taste
- 1 can coconut milk, cream only*
- 2-3 Tablespoons powdered sugar*
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Place all the ingredients in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low until apples have softened.
- Cover to keep warm until ready to use.
- Place a can of full fat coconut milk in the back of the fridge overnight.
- Carefully open the can and collect the cream on top.
- Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl. Using a hand mixer, whip the ingredients until the coconut cream becomes smooth. Taste and adjust sweetness if needed.
- Keep chilled until ready to use.
- I suggest making the toppings first. (Directions are below)
- Heat a pan or large griddle over medium-high heat.
- In a large bowl sift the flour. Add-in the remaining dry ingredients.
- Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of dry. Gently whisk until the batter is just combined. Don’t over mix, lumps are OK!
- Brush a bit of oil on the pan and pour about 1/4 cup of batter down.
- Flip the pancake once the edges appear slightly cooked and small bubbles form on top. Cook on the other side until lightly browned.
- Serve immediately or keep warm in a 150ºF preheated oven.
- Stack desired amount of pancakes on a plate and top with the cooked apples.
- Add a generous dollop of coconut whip to the top of the apples.
- Drizzled with maple syrup as desired.
- To Freeze the Pancakes- place parchment paper between each pancake. Store in an air-tight container or bag. Keeps for about 2-3 months.
- For the coconut milk- Carefully open the can of coconut milk and scoop out the cream on top. Discard the liquid or use it in a smoothie.
- I use powdered turbinado sugar- Place the sugar in a NutriBullet or high speed blend and blend it into a powder then measure.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 3 pancakes
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 599 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 18g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 354mg Carbohydrates: 92g Fiber: 7g Sugar: 43g Protein: 11g