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Teff Pancake Recipe (With Brown Teff Flour)

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Teff recipes trending and we are jumping on. Teff pancakes are a delicious and nutritious twist on traditional pancakes made with teff flour, a type of ancient grain native to Ethiopia. These pancakes are quick and easy to make and can be served with a variety of toppings such as fruit, yogurt, and honey. Today I am sharing a delicious recipe for teff pancakes that is sure to become a breakfast favorite. Teff is a small, gluten-free grain native to Ethiopia and is a great source of protein, fiber, and nutrients. These pancakes have a unique and slightly nutty and sweet flavor that pairs well with a variety of toppings. This flavour in this recipe is deep with molasses and brown sugar and topped with smooth caramel.

Teff Pancakes
Teff Pancakes

Whether you’re looking for a healthy breakfast option or just want to try something new, these teff pancakes are sure to satisfy. Give them a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!!!

What is Brown Teff Flour?

Teff is a tiny grain native to Ethiopia and Eritrea that has gained popularity in recent years for its nutritional value and versatility in cooking. Often ground into flour, teff is a staple ingredient in traditional Ethiopian and Eritrean dishes such as injera, a spongy sourdough flatbread. Brown teff flour is made from ground brown teff grains. It has a slightly nutty and sweet flavor, and is a nutritious option for baking and cooking.

Brown teff flour is a good source of protein, fiber, and a variety of minerals, including iron and calcium. It is also naturally gluten-free, making it a suitable choice for those following a gluten-free diet. In addition to being used in pancakes, brown teff flour can be used in a variety of recipes such as bread, muffins, and cookies. It can also be used as a thickener for soups and sauces. Give brown teff flour a try in your cooking and baking to add a nutritious and unique twist to your favorite recipes!!!

How to use Brown Teff Flour for Baking

Teff Pancake Batter
Teff Pancake Batter

Brown Teff flour has a crumbly consistency and would probably require twice the amount of regular flour to get the same structure. The downside is that you need a lot more teff flour to get any meaningful structure. However, since the dough is crumbly, you will always end up with something soft. Be careful so you do not end up with a stodgy dry pancake by adding too little liquid. You have to control the liquid to flour ratio so you have a workable batter that has structure.

Teff Pancake Batter
Teff Pancake Batter

Cook this on low to medium heat. I used Molasses for a deep rich flavor. You can also swap the brown sugar for honey but it you would have to increase the amount of brown teff flour. You have to use a spoon to control the edges of the pancake while it is in the pan.

Teff Pancake Recipe
Teff Pancake Recipe

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Teff Pancake Recipe

Teff Pancakes

Teff Pancake Recipe

Very Crumbly Biscuit Soft Rich and Deep Pancakes
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cooling 14 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine African
Servings 6 Pancakes

🍜 Ingredients

  • 1 Medium Overripe Banana
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 200 ml Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Molasses
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 cups Brown Teff Flour
  • 1 tbsp Baking Soda

🍰 Instructions

  • Mash the overripe Banana with a fork in bowl.
  • Add the eggs, milk and coconut oil and stir.
  • Add the Molasses and Brown sugar and stir again.
  • Add the Brown Teff Flour and Baking Soda. You will end up with a slightly stick
  • Heat up a flat pan or a skillet pan to low to medium heat
  • Scoop 1 large table spoon onto the heated pan.
  • Wait until you see little bubbles on the top.
  • Using a flat spoon flip and cook for 1-2 mins on the other side.
  • Top with Maple Syrup, Honey or Caramel and Strawberries, Bananas or Berries
Keyword Gluten-Free
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