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Healthy Red Velvet Pancakes recipe – the softest, fluffiest, sweetest guilt-free pancakes in all the land! (refined sugar free, low fat, high fiber, high protein, gluten free, and dairy free) -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits
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Healthy Red Velvet Pancakes

Servings: 8 pancakes
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
These Red Velvet Pancakes are the softest, fluffiest, sweetest guilt-free pancakes in all the land!  It's hard to believe these are sugar free, low fat, low calorie, high protein, high fiber, gluten free, and dairy free.


  • 90g (⅔ cup) Sweet White Sorghum Flour
  • 10g (2 tbs) Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Double-Acting Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Xanthan Gum
  • 8 packets Natural Sweetener (steviaTruvia, etc.)
  • pinch of Salt
  • 123g (½ cup) Roasted Beet Puree (room temp; see this post for Directions)
  • 4 Large Egg Whites
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 1 tbs Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Natural Butter Flavor
  • 1 tsp White Vinegar


  • Spray a nonstick griddle with cooking spray and place over medium/low heat.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sorghum flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, xanthan gum, sweetener, and salt.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the beet puree and egg whites. Whisk vigorously, until the egg whites are completely incorporated.  Whisk in the almond milk, vanilla extract, and butter flavor.
  • Dump the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and whisk vigorously.
  • Scoop ~¼ cup of the batter onto the griddle.  Cook until bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake and the edges appear dry.  Flip and cook the other side (If the pancakes appear to cook too fast, reduce the heat!  These need to cook on a slightly lower heat than typical pancakes, for a longer time.  Too high and too fast will make them brown). Continue this until all the batter is used up.
  • Serve immediately with all natural whipped cream, Healthy Homemade Chocolate Syrup, and mini dark chocolate chips!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Red Velvet Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving = 4 pancakes (half of recipe)
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.5g4%
Sodium 470mg20%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 350mg35%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Fat, Sugar Free