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Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Try our high-protein twist on a classic American breakfast, topped with a delicious and healthy alternative to whipped cream!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 312 kcal




  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup dried rolled oats
  • 4 scoops Openfit Plant-Based Nutrition Shake
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 4 tsp. cacao nibs
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. To make Greek yogurt topping, add yogurt, maple syrup, and extract to a medium mixing bowl; whisk to combine. Set aside.

  2. To make pancakes, add almond milk and vinegar to a small mixing bowl; whisk to combine. Set aside.

  3. Add oats to a blender; cover. Blend into a fine flour texture.

  4. Add almond milk mixture, Openfit Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, applesauce, eggs, and baking soda; cover. Blend until smooth.

  5. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat; lightly coat with spray.

  6. Pour ¾ cup batter into skillet; cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until bubbles form on top of pancake. Flip; cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.

  7. Evenly divide yogurt mixture and cacao nibs among pancakes. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Tip: To create uniformly round pancakes, pour the batter and then use the end of a spoon to spread into a circle.


The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Protein Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (1 pancake)
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 681mg30%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 31g62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.