Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

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Indulge in skinny pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Pancakes allow us to use our creativity, topping them with whatever makes us happy and keeps us healthy. What a way to start the morning! To enjoy pancakes with strawberries and cream without the guilt, we stripped this recipe of fatty ingredients and replaced them with healthier fare. Enjoy your breakfast and let go of the guilt. Skinny pancakes are yours to savor.

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Pancakes with Strawberry Compote

Healthy and delicious, these pancakes are topped with a fabulous strawberry compote the whole family will enjoy.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 large pancake plus topping
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Universal


  • 1 cup flour we used white whole-wheat
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup milk low-fat
  • 1 egg large
  • 2 cups strawberries fresh, sliced - optional frozen and thawed strawberries
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese low-fat, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • mint leaves fresh, for garnish (optional)


  • Over medium heat, in a medium saucepan, combine 2 cups of the strawberries, and 1 tablespoon coconut sugar. Cook just until the sugar dissolves and strawberries are heated through. Allow compote to cool while preparing batter.
  • In a small bowl, mix the ricotta, 1 tablespoon sugar, and vanilla. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, 1 tablespoon sugar, salt, milk, and egg until smooth. Over medium-low heat, in a small saucepan, lightly oil a griddle or skillet.
  • Ladle the batter onto a griddle or skillet and cook both sides of the pancakes until golden.
  • Serve the pancakes with the ricotta mixture and strawberry compote on top. Garnish with mint if using.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1large pancake plus topping | Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 159mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 11
Keywords Kid-Friendly, Vegetarian

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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