Natural Chocolate Pancakes

28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)
Here is a healthier, wholefoods version of everyone's favourite pancakes! Chocolately but refined sugar-free, these even have a generous serve of 16g protein per serve, so it will keep you fuller than traditional pancakes too!
3.18 from 629 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Australian
Servings 1
Calories 393 kcal


  • 1 banana 1/2 mashed and 1/2 sliced for serving
  • 1 free range egg
  • 2 tablespoons buckwheat flour
  • 1 tablespoons cacao powder

Ingredients for Serving

  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup


  • Mash half of the banana in a bowl. Add in the egg and whisk together. Add the buckwheat flour and cacao powder to the bowl and stir to form a batter.
  • Heat a frying pan over a medium to low heat. Add half of the pancake mixture to the pan.
  • Cook for 3 minutes until it looks set, then flip onto the other side and cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Repeat with the remaining pancake mixture.
  • Transfer your pancakes to a plate and top with banana slices, peanut butter and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Keyword Easter, For Kids, Quick, Sweet

Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.