All recipes are deliciously vegan.

Find VRC | veganrecipeclub.org.uk on YouTubeFind VRC | veganrecipeclub.org.uk on InstagramFind VRC | veganrecipeclub.org.uk on FacebookFind VRC | veganrecipeclub.org.uk on Twitter

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Guest Chef Recipe

Whole Wheat Pancakes
Courtesy of Life After Hummus
1 spoon difficulty rating

Serves: 2

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Whole wheat pancakes - Now for your days off, here's a real treat, pancakes made with whole wheat flour. What I love about this recipe is that it teaches you how to cooking is all about chemistry; you get to combine soya milk (this doesn't work with other milks) with cider vinegar (You can use other vinegars but be mindful not to choose a vinegar that is too strong in taste like balsamic for instance for this recipe) to create a buttermilk type consistency to add to the dry ingredients. Permitting you to leave out the need for adding in any margarine, eggs or oil. Meaning you really can make your pancakes and eat them especially with only 4.1g of fat per half batch and a whopping 14.6g of protein and 9.3g of fibre thanks to the whole wheat flour that hasn't been stripped of all it's goodness. Any pastry whole wheat flour will do for this recipe, just make sure not to use bread flour, that's too hard a consistency. And replace the maple syrup with agave as on this side of the world as it is more affordable and accessible. If you prefer your pancakes thinner; more crepe like, just add in extra soya milk. And if you prefer them more american to stack, reduce the amount of soya milk. 

Ingredients: 

1 cup whole-wheat flour 
¼ tsp salt 
½ tsp baking powder 
¼ tsp baking soda 
1½ cups soya milk 
1 tbsp maple syrup 
1 tbsp vinegar 
1 vegetable oil spray 

Method: 

  1. Stir flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together ina mixing bowl.
  2. Add soya milk, maple syrup, and vinegar, and stir just enough to remove the lumps.
  3. Preheat a lightly vegetable oil sprayed or non-stick skillet or griddle.
  4. Pour small amounts of batter onto the heated surface and cook until the tops bubble.
  5. Turn with a spatula and cook the second sides until golden brown. Serve immediately.

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter

Did you know that Vegan Recipe Club is run by a charity?

Viva! is a UK-registered charity which educates people about the realities of factory farming and how it impacts our health, the planet and animals. Vegan Recipe Club is part of our project to make going – and staying – vegan really easy by providing amazing recipes which make even meat-eaters’ mouths water!

We’re doing it because veganism saves animals, protects our planet and is better for the environment and your health.

We don’t receive any government funding. We can only keep going with YOUR help. Please consider donating to Viva! to help us continue to offer these life-saving services.

New recipes

Displaying 1 - 16 of 16
Vegan Cherry Meringue Pie
El, our amazing pastry chef, loves cherries, pies, meringue and blow torches and this recipe uses all of them! At...See recipe »
Broccoli, Lemon & Mint Risotto
Death to the bland, boring, overcooked, undercooked, crappy, token veg option on the menu: risotto. Seriously, how can this dish...See recipe »
Healthy (& very tasty) Vegan Pancakes
These pancakes are not only healthy but they contain protein and provide a great way to use any leftover cooked...See recipe »
10 Minute Tofish
This tofish recipe is a revelation as it really only takes 10 minutes! Lovely chunky tofu wrapped in seaweed and...See recipe »
Simple Vegan Chocolate Fondants
These fondants are a real crowd pleaser and make the perfect dinner party dessert. To be honest you can eat...See recipe »
Butternut Squash and Tofu Rendang Curry
Our version of the classic Indonesian dish. Normally made with meat, we think it’s even more delicious made from plants...See recipe »
Nine Jewel Korma
A delicious, complex vegetable curry which is cooked in India to bring good luck. It is a simple dish to...See recipe »
Easy Vegan Naan Bread
Easy and authentic... this naan makes for the perfect way to enjoy your favourite curries!See recipe »
Fast & Healthy Cereal Bars
These bars shouldn't really be called healthy as they taste so amazing and indulgent... but they are! Packed full of...See recipe »
Quick & Easy Chana Masala
This chana masala is incredibly rich in flavour, very cheap to make, extremely easy and healthy too! Stock up on...See recipe »
Love Yourself Smoothie (anti-inflammatory)
We don't know where to start with how good this smoothie is for you! Absolutely packed full of vitamins and...See recipe »
Gemista (Greek Stuffed Peppers & Tomatoes)
Gemista is a traditional Greek recipe that’s bursting with fresh flavours and colours. It’s perfectly suited to being meat-free because...See recipe »
Easy Quiche with Broccoli & Sundried Tomatoes
You might think that making a vegan quiche could be a palaver to make. In which case you’d be pleasantly...See recipe »
Stuffed "No Turkey" Wrapped in Gaz's Streaky Bacon
This is technical to make but so rewarding when you slice into it. I believe this recipe is powerful enough...See recipe »
The Ultimate Vegan 'Beef' Wellington
This is Christmas, all wrapped up ... literally! The Christmassy flavours we all love are in this roast “beef” wellington...See recipe »
Baked Cauliflower Steaks
These cauliflower steaks are delicious and great as a main or a side! If you're serving them as a main,...See recipe »