Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes Single Serving 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup pastry flour 1 tablespoon eggbeaters 1 tablespoon Truvia 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk 2 baby carrots, shredded 1/2 teaspoon highly-active yeast 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes

Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes for breakfast or dessert? How does a girl choose? Is both an option? I wasn’t always that weird girl who ordered carrot cake over cheesecake, chocolate cake, and Italian cream cake at dinner, but at some point it happened. Like a bolt of lightning to my gut. The clouds opened up and the sky started to dri orange! But the bitter reality sunk in quickly after I fell in love with the stuff–while it may be named after a vegetable, it is far from good for you. So, this morning I was determined to make kick-butt carrot cake pancakes, and this is what happened . . .Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes by Skinny Girl Standard, a low calorie food blogWhile this recipe is simple, there are about three spices that you need to make sure you have on hand: cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. They are vitally important to getting that carrot cake flavor. Recipe inspired by The Breakfast Lover.Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes by Skinny Girl Standard, a low calorie food blogMake these awesome Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes with extremely official pancake necessities:

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Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes by Skinny Girl Standard, a low calorie food blog

Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes

Calories per serving: 185 - 225

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pastry flour (110 calories - if using whole wheat pastry flour, increase milk by two tablespoons)
  • 1 tablespoon eggbeaters (8 calories - liquid egg-whites will work)
  • 1 tablespoon Truvia
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (4 calories)
  • 2 baby carrots, shredded (8 calories, feel free to use more)
  • 1/2 teaspoon highly-active yeast (7 calories)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (1 calorie)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (3 calories)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (3 calories)
  • Cream Cheese Frosting recipe: 30 - 60 calories
  • Skinny Girl Standard's Cream Cheese Frosting if desired

Instructions

  1. Mix together all ingredients in a bowl - dry ingredients first, followed by wet ingredients (excluding ingredients for cream cheese frosting).
  2. Drop 1/3 of mix onto heated pan. Heat for about 1 minute on each side, flipping often.
  3. Repeat twice.
  4. Mix cream cheese frosting ingredients in a bowl and add on top of pancakes.
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Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes by Skinny Girl Standard, a low calorie food blog

3 Comments on Skinny Carrot Cake Pancakes

  1. Tracey
    February 20, 2015 at 2:42 pm (5 years ago)

    What is 1/4 egg yolk? Btw: So glad I found your blog, you have awesome recipes!!

    Reply
    • jordan urtso
      February 20, 2015 at 5:26 pm (5 years ago)

      Hey Tracey, thanks for asking. I imagine this does need some clarifying! 🙂 By 1/4 of an egg, I mean beat an egg in a bowl and pour 1/4 of that mixture into the batter. I believe I had a typo in there, so I have fixed it right up to clarify! Hope that helps!!

      PS Thanks so much for the sweet compliment 🙂

      Reply
      • Tracey
        February 20, 2015 at 5:41 pm (5 years ago)

        Yes, that does help! I love how you use grams and oz. Most helpful 🙂

        Reply

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