Steph Elswood’s Chocolate Chip & Cacao Pancakes

Pancake Day, we see you.

Who else has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Pancake Day this year? Well, every year really…

These delicious chocolate chip & cacao pancakes from Steph Elswood are an easy win for the big day — and they’re actually completely vegan-friendly too.

All you need is a handful of ingredients we’re sure you probably already have in your cupboard and a scoop of our incredible Organic Cacao Powder, which is a great natural source of fibre, protein and minerals. Oh, and it has an amazing rich taste too.

Who’s ready to get flippin’?

Serves 2


    • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 150ml oat milk
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 60g chocolate chips
  • 1 scoop Organic Cacao Powder

Optional toppings:


  1. First, mash the banana in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Then add the vegetable oil and oat milk. Sift in the flour, salt, and baking powder and stir until you have a smooth batter.
  3. Pour in the chocolate chips and then add a scoop of Organic Cacao Powder. Mix everything well to properly combine.
  4. Spoon a ladle of the mixture into a hot frying pan and cook for around 2 minutes until flipping and cooking on the other side. Repeat until all the batter is used up.
  5. Top your stack with berries, a dollop of coconut yoghurt, and plenty of Sugar-Free Syrup.

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Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 527
Total Fat 16.9g
Total Carbohydrates 77.4g
Protein 12.7g

Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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