Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes with a Chocolate Cashew Sauce

Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes with a Chocolate Cashew Sauce

In my opinion, nothing can beat a stack of pancakes on Sunday morning. Or on any day of the week, at any time (midnight snack anyone?). Vegan pancakes is the sort of meal I could eat for the rest of my life and not get bored because ‘YUM’ is the only word that can accurately summarise them.

How to make vegan pancakes

And I am not just being biased because I had to make these twice due to poor lighting earlier in the week: the struggles of trying to blog about food as it gets darker! My mum even said the unthinkable: ‘why don’t you just use artificial lighting?’ What a great idea: I love it when my food looks mustard-yellow rather than this lovely mixture of golden and blue and pink.

Healthy Vegan Pancakes

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I brought apple sauce from my local health food store the other day (and five other things, when I only walked in with the intention of stocking up on protein powder) and founds it works wonders in creating the fluffiest, Autumn-inspired pancakes – and from this day onwards, all of my food has to have a hint of Autumn as a way of making myself embrace this season. Otherwise the Summer nostalgia will never go away.

Fall inspired pancake recipe

These pancakes are super fluffy, vegan, low in fat (nothing wrong with fat at all, but I know some people prefer ‘lighter’ options) and that chocolate-cashew sauce should be on everyone’s bucket list. Not gonna lie, I ate most of it before the pancakes had finished cooking! Try it, and don’t forget to thank me later πŸ˜‰

Fall inspired pancake

Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes with a Chocolate Cashew Sauce

  • Servings: 1-2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Fall-inspired apple and cinnamon pancakes with a delicious chocolate-cashew sauce. Healthy, vegan and super fluffy.

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Credit: inaccordance.co.uk

Ingredients

    For the pancakes:

    – 3/4 cup oat flour (use gluten free if desired)

  • 1/4 cup soy yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup cashew milk
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tsp yeast or baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Fresh fruit to serve
  • For the sauce:

    – 1 tbsp cashew butter

  • 1 tbsp cashew milk
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp cacao powder

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the wet and dry pancake ingredients and set aside for around five minutes. Meanwhile, heat some cooking spray or coconut oil in a large frying pan – make sure it is nice and hot before you start making the pancakes.
  2. Spoon mixture into pancakes shapes: make sure they are not too thin. I find that slightly under 1/4 cup of the pancake mix per pancake works best. Carefully flip when bubbles start to form on the surface and the edges are looking crispy.
  3. To make the sauce, simply whisk together the cashew butter, cashew milk, agave nectar and cacao powder in a small bowl.
  4. Serve immediately with some fresh fruit and shredded coconut.

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54 Comments

  1. September 23, 2017 / 6:23 pm

    oh my goodness these look amazing 😍!! I must try! Xx

    • September 23, 2017 / 6:31 pm

      Thank you so much dear! I hope you manage to try them, they were really yummy πŸ™‚ <3

  2. September 23, 2017 / 7:03 pm

    Apple and cinnamon is such an amazing combination! xx

    • September 23, 2017 / 8:21 pm

      I know right! Definitely a match made in heaven haha <3

  3. September 23, 2017 / 7:14 pm

    So so tempting & healthy too. You have amazing photography skills ,can’t take my eyes
    off from pics.

    • September 23, 2017 / 8:20 pm

      Wow that means so much to me! Thank you very much, I’m really glad you like them <3

  4. September 23, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    And here I was trying to loose weight. That goes to back seat now. I love them . Totally and want them like right now. They look so delecious😍

    • September 23, 2017 / 8:20 pm

      Haha well these are definitely on the healthier side, plus it’s always great to have a little treat!! Thank you so much for your comment <3

      • September 23, 2017 / 8:21 pm

        Yes they are but then again I am not allowed for the treats ❀️

  5. September 23, 2017 / 7:57 pm

    Oh my gosh these look amazing!!! I wish there was a drooling emoji πŸ˜‰

    • September 23, 2017 / 8:19 pm

      Thank you!! And I agree, hopefully they’ll release one soon hahah <3

  6. September 23, 2017 / 9:10 pm

    Omg that looks SO tasty 😭 great job!!!!!

    • September 23, 2017 / 9:20 pm

      I’m so glad you like them!! Thank you very much <3

  7. September 23, 2017 / 10:38 pm

    omg these look absolutely delicious! pancakes are one of my fave breakfast foods πŸ™ŒπŸ» so glad you waited for good lighting, the pics look lovely!

    • September 24, 2017 / 5:47 am

      I love pancakes as well, could literally eat them every day! And thank you so much for your lovely comment, good lighting is a blessing hahah <3

  8. September 24, 2017 / 2:45 am

    these look so amazing!!! Great pictures!! loved this post!!!

    • September 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thanks so much πŸ™‚ I’m really glad you like them <3

  9. September 24, 2017 / 5:40 am

    These pancakes look fantastic! Thanks for sharing.

    • September 24, 2017 / 5:46 am

      Thank you so much! And you are welcome <3

  10. September 24, 2017 / 2:23 pm

    Looks so delicious. I want to just grab a piece through the phone 😁.

    • September 24, 2017 / 2:30 pm

      Haha I’m so glad you liked them!! Would love to share πŸ‘ŒπŸΌβ€οΈ

    • September 24, 2017 / 3:51 pm

      I used to have that problem as well!! I think the key is not using too much liquid and enough baking powder 😊 Let me know how it goes if you try it x

  11. September 24, 2017 / 4:22 pm

    They look so delicious!! I’m craving pancakes now πŸ˜€

    • September 24, 2017 / 5:15 pm

      Thank you so much! You should definitely go and make some ;D <3

    • September 25, 2017 / 12:35 pm

      I’m so glad you think so πŸ™‚ Thank you very much! <3

    • September 25, 2017 / 1:07 pm

      Thank you so much dear! πŸ’•

  12. September 25, 2017 / 5:18 pm

    Wowwee this is making me crave pancakes! This recipe looks delicious! πŸ˜€ xx

    • September 25, 2017 / 6:48 pm

      Thanks dear – you should go and make yourself some for sure! <3

  13. September 25, 2017 / 5:29 pm

    Looks super delicious!😍

  14. September 25, 2017 / 8:18 pm

    Gluten-free and delicious! Thanks for sharing (:

    • September 25, 2017 / 8:51 pm

      You are always welcome! Glad you liked them πŸ™‚ <3

    • September 28, 2017 / 9:54 am

      Thank you so much Madison!! Natural light is a blessing at this time of year πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚β€οΈ

  15. September 29, 2017 / 6:01 am

    i love pancakes and these look so yummy……..

  16. September 29, 2017 / 8:15 am

    I love apple and cinnamon combo, I’ll totally try them!

    • September 29, 2017 / 8:35 am

      I can agree – that combo is the best πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ I hope you like them if you do 😊

  17. October 11, 2017 / 7:56 am

    I’d have to sub out the sauce and the cashew milk because I can’t eat cashews, but these look SO incredible it makes me want to just eat cashews anyway, haha

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

    • October 11, 2017 / 10:42 pm

      I’ve only tried making these with cashews myself but I think that using any type of plant milk e.g., soya would work just as well in the sauce and in the actual pancakes! I’m glad you like the look of them;D xox

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