Australian Eggs are introducing a healthier way to celebrate Pancake Day this February 17, with 'Mancakes' - a hearty new version of the childhood favourite, packed full of natural sources of protein.


  • 2 cups oatmeal

  • 1/3 cup coconut flour

  • 5 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 3/4 cup reduced fat milk

  • 4 rashers fat-trimmed bacon

  • 1 tablespoon oil for cooking

  • 300g reduced fat ricotta

  • Maple syrup (optional)


  • 1.

    Using a food processor, blend the oats until a fine consistency. Add in the coconut flour, eggs, baking powder and milk. Blend until smooth.

  • 2.

    Heat a non-stick pan. Cook bacon rashers until crispy. Set aside on paper towel to drain and keep warm

  • 3.

    Using a non-stick fry pan, heat a tablespoon of oil on medium heat. Measure in 1/3 cup measures of the batter. Turn the heat to low, cook for two minutes on each side. Repeat the process with remaining batter

  • 4.

    Serve pancakes topped with a spoonful of ricotta and a rasher of bacon.

  • Tip:

  • 1.

    Add a drizzle of maple syrup for a more indulgent breakfast.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 577kj
  • Fat Total 34g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Protein 27g
  • Carbohydrate 38g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 556mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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