Cinnamon Roll PROTEIN Pancakes Recipe

Cinnamon Roll Protein Pancakes Recipe
Written by Derek Howes

If you’re craving a cinnamon roll and want a healthier alternative then you’re going to love these quick and delicious Cinnamon Roll Protein Pancakes!

Here is the recipe for the pancakes:

  • 1/2 Cup (40g) Rolled Oats
  • 1 Ounce Sugar Free Vanilla Coconut Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 1 Tablespoon (7g) Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 Banana
  • 2.65 Ounces (75g) Fat Free Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons (69g) Liquid Egg Whites (or 1 1/2 Large Egg Whites)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Scoop (30g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Sweetener
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder

Here is the recipe for the frosting:

  • 2.65 Ounces (75g) Fat Free Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon (15g) Fat Free Cream Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon Sweetener

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 489
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 419mg
  • Carbs: 57g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Protein: 54g

Combine all of your ingredients for your pancakes into either a food processor or blender. Process or blend everything together. Take out a stove top pan, turn your burner on Medium Heat, and then coat it with some non-stick cooking spray. Pour your mix in and cook each side of your pancake for around 2:00-3:00. Make your frosting by combining all of your frosting ingredients together in a bowl and mixing them around until it looks like frosting. Top your pancakes with the frosting. Mouthgasm!

My hand mixer: http://amzn.to/2jhKwZg

Affordable stove top pans (high quality too): http://amzn.to/2fea3Rr

Tips:

  • Top them with some ground cinnamon!

About the author

Derek Howes

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

3 Comments

  • This was fantastic! The pancake was moist and very tasty – both my husband and 5-year-old approved. I’m not sure I’ll make the frosting again unless I replace some of the yogurt with more cream cheese. (As a side note, I used 2% fat greek yogurt instead of fat free.) We’ll be keeping this in our regular rotation.

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