Cassava Pancakes

When you're cooking Paleo recipes, cassava flour (made from yuca root) can be a huge lifesaver. You can use it as a Paleo-approved replacement for grain flour to make yummy recipes like these Paleo pancakes!

Cassava Pancakes
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Total Time:
19 mins
6 pancakes


  • ¾ cup cassava (100% yuca root) flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup canned unsweetened coconut milk

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a small bowl whisk together coconut milk, water, egg, maple syrup, and oil. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until combined.

  2. For each pancake, spoon about 1/4 cup batter onto a hot, lightly oiled griddle. Spread batter if necessary. Cook over medium 2 to 3 minutes per side or until pancakes are golden brown; turn over when surfaces are bubbly and edges are slightly dry. Serve warm. Serve with additional maple syrup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

138 Calories
6g Fat
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 339mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 79mg 6%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 26mg 1%
Folate, total 3.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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