Easy Packet Vegan Pancakes
This is a quick guide to the packet mixes out there. These are pretty easy to make and the only kit you need is a half decent non-stick pan, whether the traditional Teflon type or one of the new fancy and greener ceramic non-sticks! Plus a good fish slice, plastic or silicone. Whether you want thicker American/Scotch style thick pancakes or thinner, larger crepes – it’s up to you, just reduce or increase the liquid accordingly. Start thick and thin down as you need.
And while this is a breakfast recipe, savoury pancakes are also a nice and easy way to serve some delicious stir-fried vegetables for lunch or supper!
Look out for these brands – some may be available on supermarket free-from shelves, others from health food shops. Most or all of these are GF too.
- Hale & Hearty Free From Four Grain Pancake Mix (the packet instructions specify an egg but you can add ONE of these instead:
- 1 tbsp flax meal OR chia seeds mixed with 3 tbsp warm water – it becomes all gloopy and forms a flax or chia ‘egg’
- OR 1 tbsp gram flour, sieved (also known as chickpea or besan flour)
*PS It’s actually pretty easy and very cheap to make your own vegan pancakes – see our simple recipe here. You can even make it up as a dry mix and store it. All you have to do is add liquid and oil before making!
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