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Protein Pancake Recipe

Fuel Up: Single-Serve Protein Pancake

Trying to stop yourself from piling a plate high with a stack of fresh flapjacks can be hard. Take temptation out of the picture by just cooking up a single fluffy cake. In under 10 minutes, you can have a satisfying, 350-calorie breakfast treat with more than 37 grams of protein.

The sky-high protein content comes from the combination of low-fat cottage cheese and vanilla protein powder. This recipe is a creative way to use protein powder you normally toss into a shake. Keep reading to learn what goes into this simple protein pancake.

Protein Powder Pancake

Protein Powder Pancake

Protein Pancake Recipe


1/2 cup quick oats, dry
1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
3 egg whites
1 tablespoon brown rice protein powder, vanilla
Nonstick cooking spray
Fresh blueberries, optional
2 teaspoons maple syrup, optional


  1. Combine quick oats, cottage cheese, egg whites, and protein powder in a blender. Mix well until it resembles traditional pancake batter.
  2. Heat a large pan over low heat, and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Pour in all the batter to the center of the pan. Let it cook for approximately 3 minutes until the sides easily lift. Flip pancake and cook for an additional two minutes.
  3. Serve with fresh fruit, maple syrup, or the topping of your choice.

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tehrrawr tehrrawr 2 years
This protein pancake is literally THE BOMB! Regularly protein pancakes just taste like gross protein powder and have an awful spongy texture that I just can't stand, but these are great! Sometimes I add in some mashed banana and throw in a tablespoon of flax seed :) ** If your looking for a natural sweet sauce, take some frozen blueberries and put them in the microwave for about a minute give a quick stir and pour over top of your pancake! **
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