I love breakfast. It’s my favorite meal of the day!
I also love easy recipes that I can prep ahead of time and enjoy all week long.
These pancakes are one of my go-to recipes for quick and healthy breakfasts – I make a huge batch of them at the beginning of the week and then stick them in the freezer. My family and I just pull out what we need each morning for a quick breakfast that is ready in seconds!
I actually love pancakes as a snack or even for lunch and dinner! Be sure to check out our other favorite pancake recipes: Banana Oat Pancakes, Macadamia Nut Pancakes, Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Homemade Fresh Blueberry Pancakes, and German Pancakes.
Ingredients needed for Chocolate Protein Pancakes:
- Dark Chocolate Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes
- chocolate protein powder (I used Body Fortress Whey Protein)
- skim milk
- baking powder
- vanilla extract
- dash of cinnamon
How to make Chocolate Protein Pancakes:
- Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl. Add more milk if your mixture is too thick (but try not to overstir).
- Pour 1/4 cup batter onto a hot griddle (I have my griddle set at 350 degrees or cook them on a skillet on the stove top over medium heat). This is my favorite griddle to use for pancakes!
- Flip once during cooking, after a minute or two.
- Serve topped with your favorite pancake toppings.
Toppings for these pancakes:
- nut butter or peanut butter
- low calorie syrup
- homemade jam
What are Kodiak Cakes?
The first key ingredient in this recipe is Kodiak Cakes. Have you heard of Kodiak Cakes? It’s a pancake mix that is made with 100% whole grains, packed with fiber, and loaded with vitamins and nutrients.
This post isn’t sponsored, I just really love their products and feel good about feeding it to my family.
The best part about this pancake mix is the ingredient list – I can pronounce every ingredient on that label!
Did I mention that their pancake mixes are also loaded with PROTEIN?!
I have not made this recipe without Kodiak cakes, but I think that any pancake mix will work. Bonus if it has protein in it!
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More breakfast recipes you will love:
- Overnight Apple French Toast
- Egg White Breakfast Sandwich
- Easy Tropical Smoothie
- Breakfast Grilled Cheese Melt
- Instant Pot Oatmeal