Buckwheat Sweet Potato Pancakes with Warm Cardamom Pears. This is possibly the most decadent, and uber healthy breakfast ever. Gluten free, vegan. Yaaasss! |abrakitchen.com
Spiced Buckwheat Sweet Potato Pancakes with Warm Cardamom Pears
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Perfectly spiced buckwheat sweet potato pancakes with warm cardamom pears will set your morning on fire. Gluten-free and vegan! This is possibly the most decadent, and yet uber healthy, way to start your day.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 pancakes, serving size 3 pancakes
Calories: 139 kcal
Author: Abra Pappa
  • 1 cup sweet potato, cooked and mashed
  • 1 cup whole fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 pears sliced
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • Coconut oil for cooking
  • walnuts and maple syrup for topping
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Allow batter to sit for several minutes before cooking.

  2. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tbsp coconut oil to pan. Drop batter into hot pan in 1/4 cup portions. Cook until bubbles begin forming, flip and cook for additional 4 minutes on other side. Keep warm in oven while preparing the remaining pancakes.
  1. In the meantime, heat 1 tbsp coconut oil in a large skillet. Add pears to skillet, sprinkle with cardamom and gently cook for 4-5 minutes. Until pears are heated through and tender.
  1. Pile pancakes high alternately layering with pears and walnuts. Drizzle with maple syrup. 

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Spiced Buckwheat Sweet Potato Pancakes with Warm Cardamom Pears
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 110mg5%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 3600IU72%
Vitamin C 6.2mg8%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.