Paleo Chocolate Lovers Zucchini Hotcakes
Paleo Chocolate Lovers Zucchini Hot Cakes are a grain free, healthy, veggie infused, breakfast treat with an optional chocolate maple syrup recipe and low carb options.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
- ¼ cup coconut flour
- ¼ cup almond meal
- 1/3 cup fine grated organic zucchini
- 1 tbsp cocoa powder or cacao powder
- 2 Eggs beaten
- 1 tsp GF vanilla extract
- 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
- 2 tbsp organic 100% maple syrup for paleo, or for low carb use a low carb sugar free maple syrup
- 1 tbsp coconut oil melted
- 1/8 tsp sea salt
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
- OPTIONAL CHOCOLATE MAPLE SYRUP:
- 1 ½ tbsp . coconut oil or ghee
- 1 tsp cocoa or cacao powder
- 2 tbsp organic maple syrup or low carb maple syrup
- Kitchen Supplies
- 1 large mixing bowl
- 1 griddle or fry pan
- heart pancake rings
In large mixing bowl combine all hotcake ingredients and mix together thoroughly. If pancake batter is too thick then add a little water and mix in.
Heat a greased griddle on the stove top to slightly above medium temperature.
Place greased or oiled pancake rings, if using, on the heated griddle. If not using rings, then proceed as with regular pancakes.
Spoon some batter into each ring and spread around with spoon until shape is filled in. leave ring on until side pancake is done (it will start bubbling).
Lift ring off pancake and then flip pancake over to let other side cook. If it is too delicate to flip then it is not ready yet.
Repeat until batter is all used.
If you’re making the chocolate maple syrup then heat a small sauce pan on medium heat and add all syrup ingredients.
Heat and stir syrup ingredients until all are melted and thoroughly mixed.
Serve hot cakes with chocolate maple syrup or regular maple syrup and ghee or butter if desired.
Nutritional Data for Low carb Version with Chocolate Maple Syrup: Servings: 4, Serving size: 2 medium size hotcakes, Cal: 228, Carbs: 9.7 g / Net Carbs: 5.1 g, Fiber: 4.6 g, Fat; 18 g, Sugar: 1 g
*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*