Low Calorie Pancake Recipes for Weight Loss

It’s almost Pancake Day– Arguably one of the best dates in the calendar! Now we know there’s often a lot of yummy temptation surrounding pancake day, but we’re here to reassure you that you can still enjoy the day, without derailing the diet. Read on for our favourite low calorie pancake ideas, so you don’t have to miss out…

low calorie pancakes

Enjoy a flippin’ fantastic Pancake Day with our Pancake Day Bundle only £19.99! Save £11 and choose:

  • 2 Meal Replacement Pancake Flavours
    • Raspberry & Chia
    • Chocolate
    • Lemon
  • 1 Zero sugar Raspberry Syrup or Flavour Drop

When is Pancake Day?

This year Pancake Day will fall on 21st February 2023– make sure you pop it in your diary! 

Why do we have Pancake Day?

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, always falls exactly 40 days before Easter and was traditionally a great way to use up all leftover eggs, milk and flour before Lent. Nowadays, however, Pancake Day is typically an excuse to eat some tasty pancakes with all our favourite toppings! 

What are some healthy pancake recipes?

Okay now for the important stuff. How can you make the tastiest pancakes while still being health-conscious? Look no further than our super simple low calorie pancakes, made with our Meal Replacement Pancakes– the easiest way to perfect your pancakes in less than 10 minutes!  

Fruity Stack

Light, crispy and totally delicious, these low calorie pancakes are a must-have for your Shrove Tuesday celebrations…

What you’ll need to make 1-2 crepes:   

Making the Pancakes:   

  • Put 2 scoops or 1 sachet of Pancake Mix into a bowl  
  • Add 100ml of water   
  • Whisk to form a batter   
  • Pour your mixture into a preheated pan   
  • Cook for 3 minutes on one side  
  • Flip and cook for a further minute on the other side  
  • Remove the crepe and top with syrup and fresh fruit of your choosing 

Banana and Maple American-style Pancakes

Love your pancakes extra fluffy? Look no further than our low calorie American Pancakes, stack them and drizzle with our sugar free Raspberry Syrup for the ultimate American Stack!  

What you’ll need:  

  • Pancake Mix of your choosing   
  • 75ml cold water  
  • exante sugar free Maple Syrup  
  • Banana pieces for topping

How to make Banana and Maple American Pancakes:   

  • Add 2 scoops of Pancake & Waffle Mix into a bowl   
  • Add 75ml cold water  
  • Whisk the mixture until it forms a thick batter   
  • Spoon the mixture into a preheated pan   
  • Cook for 3 minutes on one side  
  • Flip and cook for a further minute on the other side  
  • Drizzle your sugar free syrup, top with chopped banana and enjoy 


You will need:

  • Any exante Pancake Mix of your choosing
  • 90ml water
  • Flavour Drops
  • Toppings of your choice


  1. Mix the pancake mix with the water – try shaking in your exante shaker with ball whisk for a smooth batter!
  2. Add 1-2 drops of flavour drops for an even sweeter taste, without the calories
  3. Heat a large flat frying pan and spray lightly with low calorie oil
  4. Once piping hot, pour the batter in the pan
  5. Once the bubbles form on the top, use a spatula to flip!
  6. Cook both sides before transferring onto a plate.
  7. Top with toppings and enjoy!

Remember, inside our Pancake Day Bundle, you can choose between a sugar free Raspberry Syrup,or Sugar-free Flavour Drops – the perfect addition to your pancake stack or crepes! 

Make sure to share all your favourite low calorie pancakes from now until Pancake Day-we love to see what you make with your exante products! Remember to follow us on Instagram and TikTok and like our page on Facebook for extra behind-the-scenes exclusives. Looking for a little more support? Why not join our Closed Group and exchange tips, tricks and transformations with our ever-growing exante family! 

Katie Jerome

Katie Jerome

Writer and expert

Katie graduated from the University of Manchester in 2018 with a BSc in Marketing. Since leaving university, Katie enjoys discovering new recipes and making healthy food at home. As a follower of the exante 5:2 plan, Katie, who works in the Social & Content team knows first-hand the importance of a balanced lifestyle to reach an end goal.