Tasty Lucuma Pancakes

Updated: Dec 21, 2018

Tasty Lucuma Pancakes
General Information
  • TypeDesserts
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSweet
  • Estimated Time22 minutes
  • ServedHot
  • Yield6 servings


  • Lucuma Powder
    Lucuma Powder
  • Greek yogurt
    Greek yogurt
  • all-purpose flour
    all-purpose flour
  • Chicken Eggs
    Chicken Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
    Vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
    Baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of Lucuma Powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cups of All-purpose flour (or gluten free)
  • 1 1/3 cups of Almond Milk
  • 1 Chicken Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla extract (optional)
  • Salt (a pinch; optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of Baking powder


With a creamy texture and a mildly sweet taste, lucuma is also known as "the last gold of the Incas", and can be added to a wide variety of desserts. This Andean fruit is not only a good source of potassium and iron, but it also has been shown to help lower blood sugar levels and blood pressure. Enjoy the delicate flavor and health benefits of lucuma in your morning pancakes!

  1. In a medium bowl, mix all the dry ingredients: flour, lucuma and baking powder, and a pinch of salt(2 minutes)
  2. Add Greek yogurt, vanilla, egg, and almond milk. Whisk until smooth and set aside for about 5-10 minutes(10 minutes)
  3. Prepare your pancakes as usual(10 minutes)
  4. Enjoy immediately with maple syrup or honey