Easy Amaranth Pancakes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 20 mins

Easy Amaranth Pancakes

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"These are quite tasty. If you can't find ingredients in your grocery store, check out a health food store. You may substitute your favorite ground nuts for the almonds if you like."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine amaranth flour, arrowroot, almonds, baking soda and cinnamon. In a separate bowl, combine water, lemon juice, oil and honey; mix well. Stir liquids into flour mixture; mix well.
  2. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Drop the batter by spoonfuls onto the griddle, using approximately 2 tablespoons for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.
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Aug 18, 2007

Well, I didn't like them but my little kids did (ages 2 and 4). They stuck and were ruined on my electric non-stick griddle but worked out okay in a regular frying pan(go figure?). Certainly a healthy alternative to those with wheat allergies. I might make them again, just not sure. They were a bit dense and doughy, not light or fluffy like regular pancakes (or even rice based pancakes) but I assume that's the amaranth flour? Definitely worth a try, at least once.

 
Nov 17, 2012

My boyfriend raved about these, and I thought they were very good, too. I did not have arrowroot powder, so I substituted an equal amount of potato starch. I didn't have any trouble with the pancakes sticking to the pan as other reviewers did, so my substitution may have been the key. The pancakes were a bit thin, yet still fluffy (not dry) and the flavor was great. Will try adding just a bit extra potato starch next time to see if that makes them a little thicker.

 

7 Ratings

Oct 14, 2012

We found that the batter was a tad runny and that the first pancake was a bit dense and stuck to the pan. Added one egg and a abit more flour to the batter and not only did this make the pancakes more fluffy, but solved the sticking issue as well! Will make again for sure and adding it to the recipe box now!

 
Apr 07, 2014

They are gritty and smell terrible.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 3.2 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 212 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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