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Healthy Chocolate Pancakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

8 pancakes

These healthy chocolate pancakes feel like a special morning treat. The yogurt and raspberries are fresh additions. Use one egg if you don't have egg substitute on hand. —Lisa DeMarsh, Mount Solon, Virginia
Healthy Chocolate Pancakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • Grated chocolate, optional

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Combine the milk, egg substitute and butter; add to dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Pour batter by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is lightly browned. Serve with raspberries, yogurt and, if desired, grated chocolate.

Healthy Chocolate Pancakes Tips

Can you make these healthy chocolate pancakes gluten-free or dairy-free?

There are several cup-for-cup all-purpose flours that make it easy to prepare healthy chocolate pancakes for special diets. Learn more about the different types of flours that you can use.

What else can you add to healthy chocolate pancakes?

Chopped nuts, chia seeds, sunflower kernels or even a couple tablespoons of rolled oats will add some crunchy texture as well as a little protein to healthy chocolate pancakes. For some sweetness, try adding quartered banana slices, fresh berries or mini chocolate chips. Make ‘em mocha by dissolving 2 tablespoons of instant espresso powder into the milk before stirring it into the batter.

What else can you put on top of healthy chocolate pancakes?

Sliced berries, a dollop of vanilla Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of crunchy granola are always great pancake toppings. If you liked these healthy chocolate pancakes, try more of our healthy pancake recipes!

Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager

Nutrition Facts

2 pancakes with 1/4 cup raspberries and 2 tablespoons yogurt : 201 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch.

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