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Low Calorie Pancakes: Recipes for the Perfect Pancake Day

Can you believe that Easter is just a few short weeks away? Us neither! Of course, before Easter we’ve got another very important date coming up- Pancake Day! Trying to make healthier choices in 2022? We totally get it, what with all the uber sweet toppings, temptation and risk of overindulging Pancake Day is always going to be a tricky one. But don’t worry- we’ve got you covered with our favourite recipes for low calorie pancakes, so you don’t have to miss out on the festivities!  

low calorie pancakes

Take a read through today’s blog for our recipes for your yummiest Pancake Day yet! And that’s not all… 

Enjoy a flippin’ fantastic Pancake Day on us with a FREE sugar free Maple Syrup every time you purchase one of our Pancake & Waffle Breakfast Pouch Bundles!

Start your day the right way with our yummy Pancake & Waffle Breakfast Bundle, including Cinnamon & Danish and Raspberry & Chia Seed flavours.

Plant-based? No problem. We’ve crafted the ultimate plant-based treat using fava bean isolate alongside rich soya protein in our Plant-Based Pancake & Waffle Breakfast Pouch Bundle, including tasty Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.

When is Pancake Day?

This year Pancake Day will fall on 1st March 2022– it’s a little later than usual so 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 Breakfast Pouches– the easiest way to perfect your pancakes in less than 10 minutes!  

Fruity Crepes

Fruity low calorie pancakes

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 crepes:   

  • Put X2 scoops of 2-in-1 Pancake & Waffle Mix into a bowl  
  • Add 100ml of water   
  • Whisk to form a thin 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

Banana and Maple low calorie pancakes

Photo: @exantekaren

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

What you’ll need:  

How to make Banana and Maple American Pancakes:   

  • Add X2 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 

Remember, with every Bundle you buy, enjoy a complementary sugar free Maple Syrup the perfect addition to your pancake stack or crepes! At just 2 calories and 0.6g of carbs per serving, this syrup is the ultimate way to level up your low calorie pancakes just in time for Shrove Tuesday.  

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! 



Amelia Dunn

Amelia Dunn

Writer and expert


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