Chocolatelove: Gluten-free Chocolate Pancakes with Peanut Butter Sauce!

I’m having a hard time putting my feelings into words when it comes to this month’s bloghop topic. One thing that I can say is that I absolutely love it! I’m so excited for all of the delicious recipes that will be floating around before and even after Valentine’s day, although, I don’t think that my waistline is. πŸ˜‰ I already have so many ideas whirling around my head, I can’t wait to spoil you all with decadent recipes that seduce you into making them. But, don’t worry, I’ll sneak in a few healthy ones here and there so as not to be so guilt inducing.

The bloghop, this month, is filled with so many amazing blogs! I love that I’m able to be a part of it, and continue to share the foodie love. Here’s a list of all of the bloggers that are participating!

Easily Good Eats ~ Three Cookies
Oh Cake ~ Jessica ~ @jesshose

Please join in on the #chocolatelove fun by linking up any chocolate recipe from the month of February 2012. Don’t forget to link back to this post, so that your readers know to come stop by the #chocolatelove event! The twitter hashtag is #chocolatelove.


Serves: Approx. 3

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 Cup Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour
  • 2 Tbsp. Ground Flaxseed
  • 1/3 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 3/4 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1 Cup Water or Non-Dairy Milk
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Agave Nectar
  • 2 tsp. Melted Coconut Oil
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tbsp. Club Soda

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  • 3 Tbsp. Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients, from the Oats to the Club soda into a blender and pureΓ© until completely smooth. Let the batter sit for 10-15 minutes and warm a pan over medium heat, coat it with a thin layer of oil if you do not have a non-stick pan.
  2. Once the pan is warm and the batter has set, pour your pancakes to be 4-5″ wide. Wait until there are many air bubbles/holes coming out of the top before flipping over, just be careful not to burn them (you may need to lower the heat just a little bit).
  3. While the pancakes are cooking, heat your oven to 175Β°F or the lowest temperature setting. Keep a cookie sheet in the oven and place the pancakes on it to keep them warm while you use the rest of the batter.
  4. In a small bowl or cup with a pour spout, warm up the maple syrup, peanut butter, and vanilla together; either in a double boiler or in the microwave. Stir the mixture together until it is creamy and a little thicker than syrup.
  5. Top the pancakes with the peanut butter sauce and indulge! πŸ™‚

These pancakes tasted great, and the peanut butter sauce really set them apart. It was hard not to eat them all! Good thing they are extremely filling and I also had my sleepy boyfriend to help me out with eating them. πŸ˜€ I’d love to add some chocolate chips to the recipe, but I think it is rich enough as it stands. The gluten-free flour keeps the pancakes pleasantly moist and the texture is great! I’m still having dreams about the peanut butter sauce, though; I might just put that stuff on everything!

Check out the rest of the #Chocolatelove recipes, below!

 

41 Comments on “Chocolatelove: Gluten-free Chocolate Pancakes with Peanut Butter Sauce!

  1. Now I know what my husband is making me for a Valentine’s Day breakfast. What scrumptious looking pancakes–and they’re gluten free as well. Lovely! I love the idea of peanut butter sauce as well. Thanks for this idea!

  2. Love this idea! I’ve had peanut butter syrup over banana pancakes and it was all I could do not to drink the stuff. I can’t imagine how fabulous it would be over chocolate pancakes!

    • Oh gosh, over banana pancakes? That sounds incredible. I’ll have to try that out next time!

    • It has a reaction with the baking soda and creates more air inside the dense pancake mix so that they are lighter.

  3. Ahh, I love peanut butter and chocolate together! This recipe looks like a great excuse for me to get my chocolate/peanut butter fix in the morning (:

  4. Yup, all it takes is chocolate and peanut butter to keep me reading πŸ˜‰ If you like Bob’s Red Mill, I like using their oat, coconut and almond flour…nice change ups for flavor/texture – coconut flour is my go-to ingredient for pancakes. πŸ™‚

    • Coconut flour sounds like it WOULD be amazing for pancakes! If I ever see it on sale I’ll have to grab some!

  5. Waw! These chocolate gf panckaes look like the real thing! That sauce is a winner too! πŸ™‚ Yummy!

    An excellent recipe! You have avery ” Cool ” food blog!
    Many greetings from a foodie from Belgium! πŸ™‚

    • Let me know how you like them, if you do make them! πŸ™‚

    • Oooh.. if the batter was a little runnier for this recipe, they could totally be crepes! Thanks for the idea! πŸ™‚

  6. I have the same with my blog. I have to watch out not to neglect other things πŸ˜€
    I make similar ones, but I just put peanut butter on them- it melts in a minute on warm pancakes. β™₯

  7. Oh I love chocolate waffles so I know these pancakes would be right up my alley especially with the pb. This is a keeper πŸ™‚

    • Agreed! Peanut Butter and chocolate are two of my favorite things, top 10 for sure!

  8. I’ve never made chocolate pancakes before, let alone PB sauce. these pancakes and sauce are amazing. Sending #chocolatelove your way!

    • There’s a first time for everything! πŸ˜‰ Thanks for stopping by!

  9. jackie, i am drooling over these pancakes. i love how they are gluten free and you added a touch of peanut butter to them. this is my type of eats!!! so bookmarked! sending some #chocolatelove to you!

    • Thank you, Junia! I have to say, the peanut butter sauce was my favorite part. Although, I may be a PB addict. ha ha Glad to be participating in this month’s bloghop! πŸ™‚

    • Agreed! I think this peanut butter sauce may get me into trouble with my health-conscious side! ha ha Thanks for stopping by! πŸ™‚

  10. Interesting egg free recipe, I will try this since I have all the ingredients except club soda (which I guess I can do without).
    Glad to co host with you

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  12. This sounds so good. This is a recipe my grandchildren will love. I will be trying this out soon

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