These Keto Zucchini Pancakes are sweet breakfast pancakes with a fluffy texture and filled with fall spices and moist shredded zucchini.
They are a delicious Fall keto breakfast to sneak some greens into your plate with only 1.7 grams of net carb per serving. Bonus, these are also gluten-free!
I already shared with you my keto zucchini fritters, a savory zucchini pancake recipe also known as keto zucchini fritters, that I love to serve as a light dinner topped with sour green and herbs.
So now time for a sweet zucchini pancake recipe!
Zucchini pancakes are not keto zucchini fritters! A keto low-carb zucchini fritter recipe is fried in oil and savory, usually served as a light dinner, keto hash brown swap, or side dish.
They are sweet pancakes with added zucchinis to add vitamins and nutrients to your keto breakfast while enjoying a sweet treat.
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Zucchinis are great low-carb vegetables. They are made at 95% of water and add many nutrients and vitamins to your keto diet.
But, to prevent zucchinis from releasing their water into a recipe, you must drain the shredded zucchinis first.
Start by trimming the end of the zucchinis, keeping the skin on because we don’t want to lose all their nutritional properties.
Next, shred the zucchinis in a food processor or using a hand grater. I recommend using the smaller attachment to shred zucchinis thinly.
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Finally, wrap the shredded zucchinis in a clean kitchen towel or cheesecloth and twist to extract excess water from the zucchini.
You can also pat dry the zucchinis between two pieces of paper towel. It’s a less messy option as zucchinis tend to color your towel green!
Discard the water, or keep for a juice or soup.
Set aside the shredded, drained zucchinis in a bowl.
In the jug of a high-speed blender, add almond flour, eggs, almond milk, baking soda, vanilla extract, erythritol, cinnamon, nutmeg, xanthan gum, and melted coconut oil. Blend on high speed until the batter is smooth.
Then, transfer the batter into a mixing bowl and stir in shredded zucchinis. At this point, you can also stir in some delicious adds-on, about 1/4 cup of:
Set the batter aside for 10 minutes then it’s ready to cook in a pancake griddle.
If you don’t have a blender, you can combine all the ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Start by beating the liquid ingredients together. Then, stir in the dry ingredients and finally the shredded zucchinis.
The batter is a bit more grainy without a blender, so make sure you use ultra-fine almond flour to decrease this feeling.
Warm a pancake griddle or crepe pan over medium heat. Slightly grease the surface with oil spray, and then add 2 tablespoons of batter per pancake.
Cook the pancakes gently on one side for 2-3 minutes or until the sides start to dry out and turn golden brown.
Then, slide a spatula under the pancake and flip on the other side to cook for 1-2 extra minutes.
Serve with a drizzle of sugar-free maple syrup and a few toasted pecans nuts. I like to also add:
Store the cooked pancakes in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Then, rewarm in a hot pancake griddle or a bread toaster.
Of course, you can also freeze these keto zucchini sweet pancakes for later. Thaw in the fridge before serving.
This is also a great recipe to make savory keto zucchini pancakes. To do so, skip the vanilla extract and sweetener.
Instead, add 2 tablespoons of chopped chives or green onions and a pinch of salt.
Other savory add-ons that you can add, up to 1/4 cup are:
I love to bake keto recipes with zucchini to use all my summer garden zucchinis or to add greens to my day without too many carbs. Below I listed my top low-carb zucchini recipes for you to try.
Have you made these sweet keto pancakes with zucchini? Let me know below what you think about them. I love to read your feedback on my recipes.
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