Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Gluten-Free Pancakes

Last week my youngest son was diagnosed as having fairly severe food sensitivities. This is important for me to deal with as a Mom since they present as behavioural issues and learning challenges in my particular little boy.

His list of sensitivities includes dairy(which I've known about since he was about 15 months old), wheat, and corn. There are a few others as well, but it's the wheat and corn combination that is posing the biggest challenge. It is a challenge because most "prepared" gluten-free food items use corn as a significant replacement. if the manufacturers don't use corn, then they often use some type of nut(which while my son has not nut issues, we can't send these items to school).

Today is Valentine's Day, and I wanted to make pancakes for my guys for breakfast. the gluten-free pancake mix I purchased a while ago was rancid, inedible. So what is a Mom to do? If you are me, then you hop online and look up a regular pancake recipe and then start substituting ingredients. I was incredibly lucky and it actually worked!

I am NOT a food blogger or a photographer

Gluten-free Pancake Recipe

1/2 cup coconut flour
1 cup rice flour
1tbsp baking powder
1tbsp sugar
2 eggs
2cups soy milk(or any other milk or substitute)

I am a very casual cook, I just threw all the wet ingredients into a large measuring cup, then all the dry ingredients on top in the same measuring cup and stirred it all. You may need to add more milk until it is a proper pancake consistency. Then cook them on a griddle the same as normal pancakes.


1 comment:

  1. Yum! I love coconut flour so much, even though it sucks up moisture like mad. I've been Making GF pancakes with oat flour and coconut flour a lot lately and LOVE them.

    So glad you were able to make a special breakfast for your boys. We haven't found GF living too difficult yet (we're in our first year) but any special occasions can be more challenging.