Gluten-Free Pancake Mix (Vegan)

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Jar of vegan and gluten-free pancake mix with a spoon in it

Jar of vegan and gluten-free pancake mix with a spoon in it
Jar of vegan and gluten-free pancake mix with a spoon in it

Open jar of homemade gluten-free pancake mix

Your search for the ultimate gluten-free pancake mix is over! Say hello to our easy 1-bowl pancake mix that comes together in 10 minutes with just 8 wholesome ingredients!

It’s vegan-friendly (but can also be made with eggs), incredibly versatile, and yields the fluffiest, perfectly sweet, most beautiful pancakes on the block. They’re perfect for breakfast, brunch, making ahead and freezing, and beyond! Let us show you how this easy mix is made! 

Bowls of brown rice flour, almond flour, oat flour, potato starch, baking powder, flaxseed meal, coconut sugar, and salt next to vegan butter, dairy-free milk, lemon, and vanilla

How to Make Gluten-Free Pancake Mix

This gluten-free pancake mix starts with a base of 4 gluten-free flours: brown rice flour, almond flour, oat flour, and potato starch. When combined, these flours create a perfect balance that results in pancakes that hold together beautifully, rise up to the sky, and taste like the real deal.

We add baking powder for lift, flaxseed meal for structure, coconut sugar for a touch of sweetness, and salt for balance.

Bowl of gluten-free flours, flax, baking powder, coconut sugar, and salt

Mix it all together, and that’s it, folks! We like using a nice big mixing bowl and a whisk so we know that all the ingredients are evenly distributed and well combined. 

Stirring gluten-free flours, flaxseed, and coconut sugar in a mixing bowl

Once mixed, this simple gluten-free pancake mix can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 month at room temperature or refrigerated to last even longer!

We also love gifting a jar to our gluten-free friends and family as a sweet treat and kind gesture any time of year! It’s especially perfect to gift to those who are newly gluten-free as that can be an overwhelming change.

Spoon in a jar of gluten-free pancake mix

Making The Pancakes

Next comes our favorite part — making the pancakes! Grab your mix and let’s go! 

Wooden spoon stirring a bowl of gluten-free pancake batter

All we need to do is combine some of the gluten-free pancake mix with dairy free milk, apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice), vanilla extract, and melted vegan butter (oil will work, but we love the taste that vegan butter brings)!

Set the batter aside to thicken for 10 minutes, and we’re ready to pan these cakes

Flipping gluten-free pancakes in a skillet

After cooking on both sides, pile them high, and you’ve got a stack of golden brown, fluffy pancakes ready for all your favorite toppings. Fresh fruit (or berry compote), maple syrup, and nut butter are our faves!

Stack of gluten-free pancakes topped with fresh fruit and maple syrup

We hope you LOVE this gluten-free pancake mix! It makes:

Fluffy
Wholesome
Naturally sweetened
Versatile
Quick & easy
& SUPER delicious pancakes!

It’s perfect for lazy weekends, gifting to gluten-free friends and family, and beyond! Pair your pancakes with our Easy Green Juice and Fluffy Vegan Scrambled Eggs for a comforting and nourishing meal.

More Gluten-Free Pancake Recipes

If you try this recipe, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

Maple syrup dripping from a bite of gluten-free pancakes

Prep Time 10 minutes

Total Time 10 minutes

Servings 20 (pancakes)

Course Breakfast

Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan

Freezer Friendly 3 months

Does it keep? 1 Month

PANCAKE MIX

  • 1 ½ cups brown rice flour
  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 1 ½ cups oat flour* (ground from rolled oats // certified gluten-free as needed)
  • 3/4 cup potato starch
  • 2 ½ Tbsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp flaxseed meal (ground flax seeds)
  • 1/3 heaping cup coconut sugar (or sub organic cane sugar)
  • 1 tsp sea salt

TO MAKE PANCAKES

  • 1 – 1 ¼ cup dairy-free milk (almond, cashew, or boxed coconut)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp melted vegan butter (or coconut oil)
  • 2 cups dry pancake mix (from above)
  • PANCAKE MIX: To a large mixing bowl, add all dry ingredients (brown rice flour, almond flour, oat flour, potato starch, baking powder, flaxseed meal, coconut sugar, salt). Whisk until well incorporated.

  • Store pancake mix in an airtight container. It will keep at room temperature in a cool, dry place for at least 1 month or in the refrigerator or freezer up to 3 months.

  • PANCAKES: To make 8 pancakes, combine 1 cup (240 ml) of dairy-free milk, 1 tsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice, 1 tsp vanilla, and 1 Tbsp melted vegan butter (or coconut oil) in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside for 3-5 minutes to curdle slightly.

  • Next add 2 cups (320 g) of dry pancake mix and stir to combine. Batter should be thick but pourable before resting. If too thick, stir in 1 Tbsp (15 ml) dairy-free milk at a time (we usually add 1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) more). Let the batter rest for 10 minutes (it will thicken).

  • Meanwhile, heat a griddle, non-stick pan, or cast iron skillet over medium heat. Grease the pan lightly with vegan butter (or coconut oil). Once batter has rested and the pan is hot, add 1/4-cup of batter into the pan. Let the pancakes cook on the first side until the outer edges are dry and the center starts to hold bubbles — about 2-3 minutes. If they don’t bubble, that’s okay. Just check the undersides after 2-3 minutes to see if they are golden brown. Flip the pancakes and cook for 2-3 more minutes on the other side.
  • Serve warm with extra vegan butter, maple syrup, berry compote, or peanut butter (we like a combination of all four).
  • Store leftover (cooled) pancakes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days, or in the freezer for several weeks. Reheat in the toaster oven, microwave, or oven until hot.

*If oat-free, we suggest trying sorghum flour (but we haven’t tried it and can’t guarantee results).
*If not vegan, you can add 1 large egg to the wet ingredients and use less dairy-free milk (~2/3-1 cup (160-240 ml) dairy-free milk for 1 batch pancakes).
*Prep time and total time are for the dry mix only.
*Recipe as written makes ~5 cups of pancake mix or 2 ½ batches of 8 pancakes.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 pancake including the wet ingredients.

Serving: 1 pancake Calories: 175 Carbohydrates: 25.7 g Protein: 3.8 g Fat: 6.8 g Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.6 g Monounsaturated Fat: 3.2 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 215 mg Potassium: 143 mg Fiber: 2.4 g Sugar: 4.5 g Vitamin A: 0 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 184 mg Iron: 1.1 mg

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