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Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

20 mins
12 pancakes
Classic carrot cake lightened up and made into some protein pancakes that is perfect breakfast any day of the week.
Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes
Classic carrot cake lightened up and made into some protein pancakes that is perfect breakfast any day of the week.
Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

Carrot cake is just one of those divine desserts that just about everyone loves.

Rich, moist cake slathered with cream cheese frosting… mmmmm, it’s making my mouth water just writing about it!

Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

So, in leiu if this ever popular dessert, I found a recipe for some amazing carrot cake pancakes.

Now you can have your cake AND eat it too! For breakfast!

Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes
Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

4.5 from 4 votes
Classic carrot cake lightened up and made into some protein pancakes that is perfect breakfast any day of the week.
Yield 12 pancakes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

Pancakes
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 5 oz vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup stevia
  • 3/4 cup carrots diced
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Heat nonstick griddle to medium-high. 
  • Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Scoop about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto hot griddle and cook 3-4 minutes until little bubble begin to form on top. Flip and cook through, about an additional 3-4 minutes. 
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Whisk together the softened cream cheese, syrup, and cinnamon in a small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over pancakes while warm and serve immediately.

Notes

Adapted from Dashing Dish
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