low carb healthy pancakes

Low-Carb and Healthy Pancakes

Light and fluffy gluten-free pancakes made almond flour. These low-carb pancakes are perfect served with butter and your favorite fruit topping or sugar-free syrup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 pancakes


  • 2 large eggs OR 3 medium eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk you can substitute other milks like unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • butter and syrup for topping


  • Heat non-stick skillet to medium heat.
  • Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl until smooth. (You can use an immersion blender if needed)
  • Using a ladle, pour circles of batter onto the pan, 1/8 cup (30 mL) at a time for 3 in (8 cm) pancakes. Cook for about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, until bubbles start to form on the edges. Flip and cook another minute or two, until browned on the other side.
  • Repeat until all the batter is gone.


What is the difference between pancakes and crepes?
Pancakes are thicker and fluffy while crêpes are thin and flat. 
Keyword diabetes-friendly, keto friendly, low-carb, pancakes

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