Buckwheat Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

Number of Servings: 4 (118 G)
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Buckwheat Pancakes

If you choose the source of your buckwheat flour carefully, these pancakes are gluten-free. Using whipped egg whites gives them loft and tenderness to rival a traditional pancake–well worth the work.


  • 1⅓ cup buckwheat flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ cup plain yogurt
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 egg whites


  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk together yogurt, milk, and water. Add the melted butter (and vanilla, if using) to the milk mixture and stir to combine.
  3. In a clean metal or glass bowl, beat the egg whites with a mixer until soft peaks form (2-3 minutes).
  4. Combine the dry and liquid mixtures together. Add half the beaten whites and stir gently to combine, then add the remaining whites and fold gently into the batter, preserving as much air as possible. Allow to stand until bubbling (2-3 minutes).
  5. Heat a griddle over medium-high heat. Ladle about 2 tablespoons of batter onto the pan to form a 4″ pancake. Cook until center is bubbly and edges are dry (1 and a half minute). Flip and continue to cook until the center is done (30-45 seconds). Remove to a plate in a just-warm oven and repeat this step until batter is gone.
  6. Serve hot, topped with fruit.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 118G

Amount per serving
Calories 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 102mg 33%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 24g
Protein 10g
Vitamin D 1.2mcg 6%
Calcium 263.7mg 20%
Iron 2.3mg 10%
Potassium 340mg 8%
Vitamin A 78.3mcg 8%
Vitamin C 0mcg 0%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0%
Vitamin K 3.1mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.5mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 34.4mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 5.4mcg 15%
Chloride 60.4mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 433.5mg 35%
Iodine 19mcg 15%
Magnesium 106.4mg 25%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 10.6mcg 20%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 8mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Buckwheat Flour, Eggs, Skim Milk, Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Organic Low Fat Milk, Pectin, Vitamin D3, Six Live Active Cultures), Water, Butter (sweet Cream), Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Salt.

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