Amaranth Carrot Cake Pancakes

Updated: May 29, 2023

Amaranth Carrot Cake Pancakes
General Information
  • Breakfast
  • Sweet
  • 28 minutes
  • Vegetarian
  • 10 pancakes


  • Whole-wheat flour
    Whole-wheat flour
  • ground ginger
    Ground ginger
  • Ground nutmeg
    Ground nutmeg
  • Vanilla extract
    Vanilla extract
  • Brown Sugar
    Brown sugar
  • Baking Soda
    Baking soda
  • Baking powder
    Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Chicken Eggs
    Chicken eggs
  • Lemon Juice
    Lemon juice
  • Whole Milk
    Whole milk
  • 1/4 cup of HerbaZest Amaranth Flour
  • 2 cups of carrot (grated)
  • 3/4 cups of whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Salt (a pinch)
  • 1 chicken eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 cup of whole milk


These delicious carrot cake pancakes will make your breakfast taste like dessert. They are made with whole wheat flour and amaranth, a South American source of complete protein. Flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger, these carrot cake pancakes will be a delicious start to your busy day.

  1. Mix together the milk and lemon juice and set it aside for five minutes.(5 minutes)
  2. Then add the egg, sugar, and vanilla extract. Set it aside.(3 minutes)
  3. In another bowl whisk together the amaranth flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt.(3 minutes)
  4. Combine the content of both bowls.(2 minutes)
  5. Stir in the carrots. Set the mixture aside for a few minutes.(5 minutes)
  6. Heat up the oil or butter in an cast-iron skillet. Pour 1/4 cup-worth of batter into the skillet and cook until the pancakes are golden brown on both sides.(10 minutes)
  7. Garnish as desired and serve warm. Enjoy!

Top your amaranth carrot cake pancakes with coconut yogurt, maple syrup, or whipped cream cheese. You may also sprinkle some crushed nuts and a dash of cinnamon.