Healthy Tiramisu Pancakes

Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option! 

Healthy THICK and FLUFFY Espresso Coffee Pancakes loaded with protein and made with NO sugar and NO grains and LOW CARB! {vegan, gluten free, sugar free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

 

Coffee lovers- This week is for YOU.

For those of you subscribed to my weekly newsletter, I mentioned that I’d be dedicating a week to recipes involving coffee but in particular, the flavours of the classic tiramisu. Not only that, I’ve got some of my non blog friends to share their association with coffee for each recipe! I often find it interesting to note the association others have with what I consider liquid gold

I, however, will start. 

Coming from a half Persian background, it is generally customary to bring a box of desserts whenever you visited friends and the same when they visited you. These boxes of desserts would typically have a variety of sweet treats- Cheesecake, fruit tart, a chocolate based one and of the course- The tiramisu

Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!

The humble tiramisu was like the black jelly bean in the mixed bag- No one wanted it. First to be scooped up would always be the chocolate one, followed by the cheesecake one and finally anything based off fruit. The sole dessert would always be the tiramisu. Luckily for me, I was always a fan of the bittersweet, rich and creamy dessert which always resulted in the whole thing reserved for one person.

Me.  

….And then I would wonder why I was a chubby ball of fluff growing up….Like these fluffy pancakes. 

When I was thinking up which recipe to start the week off with, I obviously had to combine three of my favourites- Coffee + Tiramisu + Pancakes. 

Sorry, let me rephrase that.

PANCAKES WHICH ARE DAMN FLUFFY.

Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!

I am incredibly picky with my pancakes. As much as I try not to discriminate against them, I can’t help but give the stink eye to the ones which are flat and lacklustre. Therefore, all pancake recipes you’ve ever seen on the blog thus far AND will continue to see will be just that- Thick, fluffy and resembling a pillow in edible form. The best part?

The pictures speak for themselves.

Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!

These healthy tiramisu pancakes are thick, fluffy and delicious and sinfully nutritious. You’d never guess something so decedent looking could be so darn healthy! They are chock full of protein, high in fiber and very low in sugar. In fact, there’s an option to keep it completely sugar free. Naturally grain free and gluten free, there is also a paleo and vegan tested option. 

I am 100% team egg yolk however for certain recipes, the whites are king. When paired with coconut flour, the egg whites provide them the extremely fluffy and thick texture. These can be made using the whole eggs but they do come out slightly more flat. 

Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!

Make these healthy tiramisu pancakes and have your coffee IN your breakfast, not with it.

Just kidding, not having coffee would be blasphemy. 

Healthy Tiramisu Pancakes
Serves 1
Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!
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For the pancakes
  1. 3 T coconut flour, sifted
  2. 1 T quick oats (substitute for almond or coconut flour for paleo version)
  3. 2 T granulated sweetener of choice*
  4. 1 scoop vegan or paleo chocolate protein powder (optional)
  5. 1 T cocoa powder
  6. 1 tsp espresso powder
  7. Pinch baking powder
  8. Pinch sea salt
  9. 3 large egg whites (for a vegan version, sub for 1 flax egg)
  10. 1 T full fat organic coconut cream (optional but highly recommended for a true 'tiramisu' taste)
  11. 1/4 cup + dairy free milk of choice**
For the Tiramisu sprinkling
  1. 1 T dark cocoa powder
  2. 1 T baking cocoa powder
  3. 2 T granulated sweetener of choice
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  2. Add the whisked egg whites and coconut cream and mix very well.
  3. Using a tablespoon, add the dairy free milk of choice one tablespoon at a time until a very thick batter is formed. Set aside.
  4. While the pancake mixture is resting, heat a large frying pan with coconut oil or butter until hot then turn the heat down to medium.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup servings of the batter on the heated pan and cover. When the edges start to go golden (2-3 minutes), flip the pancakes and cover and cook for a further minute.
  6. Repeat until all the batter is used up.
  7. Top with tiramisu sprinkling and layer with extra coconut cream and enjoy!
Notes
  1. * Adjust accordingly. I used a sweetened protein powder so I omitted
  2. ** Adjust accordingly. Depending on the flour/protein powder you use, you may need more or less.
  3. If you opt for the vegan version, it will come out slightly more flat.
  4. Pancakes taste amazing batch cooked and frozen and thawed before eating!
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Thick and fluffy tiramisu flavoured pancakes which are actually healthy for you! Quick, easy and delicious, these pancakes are also paleo, gluten free, dairy free and come with a tested vegan option!

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82 thoughts on “Healthy Tiramisu Pancakes

  1. Wait…a whole week of tiramisu goodness? Tell me it’s true! So I’m digging these pancakes…they look awesome! And anything that features the flavors of tiramisu is a total winner in my book. 🙂 Oh, coffee. I drink it as often as possible. Well, that’s not true. I get a cup of dark coffee every morning and I sit down to read through email and blog posts. It really is one of my favorite times of the day! Now I just need some of these pancakes to materialize on my desk to truly make this my favorite time of the day. Well done!

  2. OKAY yes. number one requirement for pancakes is actually to be pillowcakes. and these my friend are the pillowiest SO FLUFFY I MIGHT DIE cakes i have ever laid my hubba hubba eyes on. The whole egg whites thing is making me scoff since that it has taken the fluff out of my life. but me and flax have become romantically involved, and although i NEVER deviate from my normal pancake recipe because i’m scared of so called “lackluster” cakes.. i know you would never fail me so i just might have to tira-me-trust-you.

  3. The thickness here is no joke! I completely get the whole ‘bring a box of desserts thing’. I always went for either the chocolate or the fruit tart- never the poor tiramisu. Scratch that, the only thing I was always excited to eat was the saffron ice-cream. Hey, could you make some sort of persian dessert appreciation post? I would love to know what you think of faloodeh, to me, it is essentially sweet noodles in an unattractive rose water sauce that I have no intention of consuming :P!

  4. Sorry to break it to you but I’m not a coffee fanatic! It does taste good and I like the flavor of it, but you are more likely to find a cup of tea in my hand!
    Cheesecake is always neglected, which is unfortunate because I love it! These pancakes look absolutely divine

  5. Oh my gosh, I haven’t had a pancake in forever. And DUH I’m a coffee fan. Give me a big-ass Americano any day and I’m happy. I’ll drink normal people coffee, too, but nothing makes me happy like espresso.

  6. Mmm coffee tastes best with a big breakfast after a race! That is honestly the best thing. Or if it’s raining and I have the afternoon off. I have actually never had Tiramisu because it is expensive and I was a coupon child. Therefore, we had many stretch the buck desserts. I liked most of them but the WORST one was this gross layered dessert with a gram cracker base, a vanilla pudding layer and then a layer of jello on top. All those things separately are fine (except jello, ew) but together I wanted to cry coupon filled tears.

  7. Of course I am a coffee fan! Iced coffee with coconut milk always! Even in the winter. And I just bookmarked this to make for breakfast tomorrow and/or lunch.

  8. Alright, I’m gonna be straight with you here–I don’t like tiramisu. There’s something about the texture that gets me, sort of soggy and gross? And honestly, I don’t even like coffee that much, mostly because it makes me sick. But these? These look INCREDIBLE. I cannot wait to make them, first thing tomorrow morning!

  9. I’m in love, love, love with your blog. You have THE BEST recipes with both vegan & paleo options. And great pictures. It’s insane, and awesome.

    If you don’t mind me asking, what plugin/widget do you use to show the recipes on the sidebar and the ‘more from my site’ below your posts? I recently started a blog and I’d love to know. Keep posting your amazing recipes! <3

      1. That means so much that you’d be willing to check out my blog! It’s not currently up – I’m busy setting it up atm – but the domain is eatyournuts.com

        It means a lot that you replied; I am a huge fan of your blog. I think I’ve been abusing the Pin button… you just have too many good looking recipes! 🙂

  10. 1. HUGE COFFEE FAN HERE. Honestly cannot wait to make these damn fluffy pancakes.
    2. Will you bring me a box of treats?
    3. How good would these be with chocolate chipsssss

  11. Okay, I just made these with only coconut flour and no coconut cream (because I don’t keep it in the house)… and I ended up adding 1/2 c + 1 T milk. Unfortunately, they crumbled instead of flipping properly. However, it doesn’t really matter because they tasted DELICIOUS. And the sprinkling recipe made at least enough for 2 batches, so I’m keeping it in the cupboard for the next time I make them 😀 You saved my breakfast I ran out of yogurt for! XD

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