Keto Blueberry Pancakes


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A recipe for thick and fluffy keto blueberry pancakes made with coconut flour and almond flour! These pillow-like keto pancakes come with a flourless, eggless and dairy free option- Perfect for those on a low carb, vegan, paleo, and sugar-free diet! 

With pancakes that look like edible pillows, I dare you to find a better healthy pancake recipe out there! You’ll also love these keto meal prep breakfast recipes and 42 keto breakfasts which aren’t eggs

Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes topped with blueberries and coconut flakes

Paleo Low Carb Blueberry Pancakes

I’ve always been an advocate of making paleo low carb pancakes with coconut flour. It not only significantly reduces the carbs and ups the fiber count (which means I personally go CRAZY on the toppings), it also provides a lovely cakey texture.

However, based on reader feedback, it’s often been hit and miss when it comes to producing the perfect paleo pancake. I eventually started dabbling in sharing only flourless pancakes, but that often left my ketogenic and paleo friends missing out on the action. 

As such, I perfected my keto and paleo pancake recipes, and now make them with coconut flour AND almond flour. The combination of these two flours produces slightly less thickness, but absolutely fool-proof pancakes! 

Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes overhead

Can I eat fruit on a keto diet?

It’s often assumed that fruit cannot be eaten on a ketogenic diet. Contrary to popular belief, low sugar fruits CAN be enjoyed on a keto diet. 

These low carb blueberry pancakes are the perfect example. On their own (and eaten in a very large quantity), you could argue that blueberries are a primary carb source. However, when used as part of a very low carb recipe, it barely makes a dent! 

Are fruits low in carbs?

Depending on which fruits you choose, they can be considered relatively low carb. Most berries, like blueberries and strawberries, are one of the lowest carb fruits. 

Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes cut up

Is coconut flour good for a low carb and keto?

Again, hearing the word flour often conjures up thoughts of high carb recipes. Coconut flour is PERFECT for a ketogenic diet, as it is a high fiber, low carb baking ingredient.

The nutritional and calorie content for two tablespoons of coconut flour is 60 calories, with a mere 2 grams of net carbs! 

Is almond flour good for a low carb and keto diet?

Like coconut flour, almond flour is fantastic for a low carb keto diet. It’s a higher fat, high protein grain-free flour, made of ground almonds. It can often be referred to as almond meal. It has a very nutty, light texture. 

The nutritional and caloric content for two tablespoons of almond flour is 75 calories, with a mere 1 gram in net carbs!

As mentioned earlier, the combination of almond flour, coconut flour, and eggs produce the most perfect keto paleo blueberry pancakes, you’d be surprised that they were actually low carb! 

For egg-free and flourless pancakes

Please read the recipe card carefully for the flourless egg-free version. This is perfect for those following a vegan and egg-free diet. You have the option to use rolled oats or quinoa flakes. If you use the latter, add an extra tablespoon to the batter. 

Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes

Tips and Tricks for Ultra Thick and Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes-

  • Let the batter sit for 5-10 minutes before cooking- For the flourless version, if it’s too thick, add a little extra milk or liquid of choice
  • Use a good quality non-stick pan AND also grease it. Also consider a high-speed blender.
  • If possible, cover the pan when cooking to ensure both sides are evenly cooked. This will also ensure ultra fluffy and thick pancakes
  • Fold in blueberries at the very end- do not simply add to the top or it will burst when it hits the pan
  • Do not overspread the pancake batter- this will do so naturally 
  • Consider making multiple batches, as they freeze beautifully- Perfect for grab-and-go breakfasts or healthy meal prep

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Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes

Keto Blueberry Pancakes

4.97 from 254 votes
A recipe for thick and fluffy keto blueberry pancakes made with coconut flour and almond flour! These pillow-like keto pancakes come with a flourless, eggless and dairy free option- Perfect for those on a low carb, vegan, paleo, and sugar-free diet! 
Servings: 3 Servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes


Keto Low Carb Version (Paleo, Keto, Sugar Free)


  • In a high-speed blender, add your ingredients, except your blueberries, and mix until a thick batter remains. 
  • Pour your batter into a large mixing bowl and stir through your blueberries. Let your batter sit for 5-10 minutes, to thicken. If the batter is too thick, add a little milk of choice.
  • Preheat a large non-stick pan over low-medium heat. Ensure the pan is greased. Once hot, Pour 1/4 cup portions of the batter onto the pan and cover immediately. Allow pancakes to cook for 2-3 minutes, until the edges go golden, before flipping and repeating. 
  • Once cooked, serve immediately, or cool completely before refrigerating/freezing for later. 


* To keep it sugar free, use a monk fruit sweetened maple syrup. To keep it 100% refined sugar free, use maple syrup or agave nectar. 
Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes (Paleo, Vegan) can be frozen for up to 2 months. 


Serving: 1servingCalories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 4.1gProtein: 7gFat: 7gPotassium: 4mgFiber: 2gVitamin A: 100IUVitamin C: 1.7mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.4mgNET CARBS: 2g
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Author: Arman Liew
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Fluffy Low Carb Keto Blueberry Pancakes

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Arman Liew

I’m a two time cookbook author, photographer, and writer, and passionate about creating easy and healthier recipes. I believe you don’t need to be experienced in the kitchen to make good food using simple ingredients that most importantly, taste delicious.

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  1. I was very much a doubter since i have never tried almond flour. Grew up on homemade blueberry pancakes with buttermilk, flour, etc.. GREAT JOB!!!! I have been a little disappointed in the overall Keto recipes I find and was expecting the same from this one. I was wrong.. Used blue berries we picked this past summer in Northern Minn.

    Looking forward to trying more of your recipes.

  2. Do you this this could be made with water instead of almond milk? I dont keep it on hand and I hate to buy it for just a little bit. If not do you think canned coconut milk would work?

  3. I follow the recipe for the low carb and it went in the pan flat and runny. My boyfriend thought they were ok. I didn’t like them at all. But, there’s only so much you can do when utilizing low sugar substitutes. I’m glad that I already had the ingredients.

  4. THESE WERE VERY GOOD. you can not compare a “keto” pancake to your pancake batters from a box. these are wonderful and perfect for keto followers. one is all you need, very filling!! and i like that they did not include cream cheese, kinda tired of all the recipes with so much cheese!!

  5. The oat version came out beautifully. I made them for my husband who is on a strict no processed foods diet. They were really satisfying and helped our family to enjoy breakfast again.

  6. I wouldn’t call these pancakes, even though they look like them in shape. They are perfectly fluffy. But the dark color and the small grainy crumb from the almond flour makes them something else. And they taste a bit like while wheat toast. They’re good & healthy – just not pancakey enough to make as pancakes

    1. Hi Rachel, sorry to hear that- Have you tried using blanched almond flour? Different brands of almond flour tend to yield different results- The ones I recommend and use are smooth and really fluffy!

  7. I love these, because I love anything pancake! ? I made both! ?

    For the low carb option I didn’t have almond flour, so I just ground up half a cup of oats for “oat flour” as a substitute. I don’t know if that’s taboo or not, but it tasted amazing! A little eggy for me (I’m not an egg person) so can I do 2 eggs rather?

    The vegan option was light & fluffy. But the baking powder and apple cider vinegar came through quite strong, can I go down to 3/4 tbsp?

    Overall, texture and flavour, low carb is the strong winner! Maybe it’s the cinnamon? My fave spice. I have saved this recipe as my cheat meal when I feel like pancakes. I have already made three different treats of yours. Watch me, I’m going to lose weight while still enjoying my sweet tooth ??

    I am grateful that you share your talent Arman! So glad I discovered you.

  8. I absolutely HATE the taste of coconut, and coconut flour (CF) is known for its strong coconut flavor. So although this recipe calls for only a small amount of CF, I’m hesitant because I suspect that even a small amount of it will impart that nasty coconut flavor (if even just a hint of it) to the finished product. Is there something else that can be substituted for the CF?

  9. Excellent pancakes! I doubled the recipe for the low carb version. My son even enjoyed them. I’m putting this in my recipe box. 🙂

  10. I feom Sydney! These are the best keto pancakes I’ve ever had. I divided the batter into 2 not 3 and added a pinch of salt and removed tje sweetner. Thanks so much!!!

  11. Turned out great, best version i have come across. Keto version so i used almond milk. I did have difficultly cooking and not burn. Will practice Getting temp right, i did cover.