Gingerbread Protein Pancakes | Brunch Just Got Festive

It’s officially time to embrace all things Christmas-y, and that means even your morning pancakes are getting a festive makeover.

Whether you mastered the flip ages ago or you’re a little more cautious in the kitchen, we can guarantee this recipe is a sure-fire way to success (in the form of perfectly cooked pancakes). And with only four simple ingredients, it’s an easy win for any day of the week.

Serves 1


Optional toppings:

  • Maple syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Mini gingerbread man


  1. Firstly, add the banana and eggs to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the protein and oats and blend again (adding the wet ingredients first helps to make sure that none of the dry ingredients get stuck to the bottom of the blender).
  3. Heat a little oil or butter in a medium-sized frying pan and then pour ¼ of the pancake batter into the pan. If you want thicker pancakes, wait for about 15 seconds and then pour a little more on top.
  4. Cook for around a minute, then flip and cook for another minute. Remove from the pan and place on a plate to the side.
  5. Repeat with the remaining batter until you have a stack. Top with your favorite toppings – we went for plenty of syrup and a squirt of whipped cream.

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Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving

Calories 471
Total Fat 14g
Total Carbohydrates 51g
Protein 39g

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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