Paleo Cocoa Espresso Bean Pancakes

PS espresso bean pancakes

These pancakes pair beautifully with a weekend morning and a cup of coffee.  They are satisfying, delightful, and oh so delicious.  I love the taste and flavor of coffee, (like coffee ice cream!) and I love the taste of pancakes.  So, why not put the two together?

what you need:

  • 1 banana
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon raw cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp coffee grounds
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate covered espresso beans
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 stevia packet
  • Pure maple syrup (optional for topping)

what you do:  (serves 1-2)

  1. Mash a banana, with a fork or potato masher, in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add 3 eggs, stir together.
  3. Add coconut flour, vanilla, cocoa, coffee grounds, mix well together.
  4. Put the espresso beans in a plastic baggy, and crush them into pieces with a hammer or something heavy.
  5. Add 2 tablespoon crushed espresso beans to your pancake mix, stir well.  Set the rest of the crushed espresso beans aside.
  6. Heat ½ tablespoon of coconut oil in a medium size skillet.  Once the skillet is hot, pour 3 pancake sized of your mix onto the skillet.  Let sit for 5 minutes, flip the pancake, and cook for another 3-5 minutes.  Remove from heat, and repeat one more time.  (Batter will make 5-6 pancakes, depending on your size)
  7. Stack em’ high on your plate!  Add the rest of the crushed espresso beans on top, and snap a photo!  You’d be surprised how beautiful a stack of pancakes looks!  Eat with maple syrup (optional) or just plain!

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