Savory Pancakes for Canapes

Number of Servings: 12 (63 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Savory Pancakes for Canapes.

Savory pancakes are an excellent base for simple canapes, and these buckwheat pancakes can be gluten-free if you choose the right flour. We’ve shown you an option topped with a simple crab salad, but the base is flexible: get creative!


  • Pancakes:

    • 1⅓ cups sifter buckwheat flour
    • 2 tsp. baking powder
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • ⅓ cup non-fat plain yogurt
    • ⅓ cup skim milk
    • 2 Tbsp. water
    • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 egg
    • 1 egg white

    Wasabi-Lime Crab and Cucumber Salad:

    • 4 oz. crab meat
    • ⅔ cup chopped cucumber
    • 2 tsp. sesame seeds
    • 1 tsp. wasabi paste
    • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
    • 1 Tbsp. lime juice


    • ⅓ cup chopped scallions
    • 2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds


  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk together yogurt, milk, water, and melted butter. Whisk together egg and egg white and add to liquid mixture.
  3. Combine the dry and liquid mixtures together, stirring gently until just combined. Let stand until bubbling (2-3 minutes).
  4. Heat a griddle over medium-high heat. Ladle about 2 tablespoons of batter onto the pan to form a 2″ pancake. Cook until center is bubbly and edges are dry (30-45 seconds). Flip and continue to cook until the center is done (30 seconds). Remove to a plate in a just-warm oven and repeat this step until batter is gone.
  5. Gently toss salad ingredients together.
  6. Serve pancakes topped with about a teaspoon of salad and top with garnishes.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 63 g

Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 27mg 8%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 9g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 103.3mg 8%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 155mg 4%
Vitamin A 31.6mcg 4%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin K 11.1mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 17.9mcg 4%
Vitamin B12 0.9mcg 40%
Biotin 1.4mcg 4%
Chloride 18.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 168.1mg 15%
Iodine 5.7mcg 4%
Magnesium 43.8mg 10%
Zinc 0.9mg 10%
Selenium 6.8mcg 15%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.2mcg 4%

* 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, Crab, Cucumber, Skim Milk, Nonfat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Eggs, Scallions, Egg Whites, Water, Mayonnaise (expeller Pressed Soybean Oil, Water, Egg Yolks, Whole Eggs, Distilled White Vinegar, Salt, White Mustard (distilled Vinegar, Water, Mustard Seed, Salt, Spices), Lemon Juice Concentrate), Lime Juice, Butter (sweet Cream), Sesame Seeds, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Wasabi (horseradish, Mustard, Tapioca Starch, Wasabi), Salt.

Latest from Our Blog

Mindful Nutrition


Learn three simple mindful eating techniques to eat more balanced meals, decrease snacking, and improve digestion.

Continue Reading »