Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Pancakes


For the past three years, I have attempted to make gluten free cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning. (Attempt One; Attempt Two) Parrish and I both love cinnamon rolls, and we thought it would make a nice tradition. And while I wouldn’t say that I’ve made a batch I’ve been 100% happy with….they’ve been okay.

I mean, put a vanilla glaze on pretty much anything and it’ll be okay.

But this morning I struck gold.

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But they’re not rolls!

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Gluten Free Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

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I basically prepared a batch of Gluten Free Bisquick pancakes, and then added in 1/2 cup of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free rolled oats, 1/2 tbsp. chia powder, 1/2 tbsp. brown sugar, and a sprinkle of cinnamon to the batter.

Instead of cooking the pancakes in a greased pan, I used a pad of butter. That gave each pancake a nice crispy outer edge.

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And when each pancake came out of the pan, I gave it an additional sprinkling of brown sugar  and cinnamon.

On the side – a serving of vanilla Greek yogurt to balance out the carbs.

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These pancakes are so dang good!

And don’t you know that when I make these at Christmas, I’m totally going to whip together a vanilla glaze!

It’s recipes like these that give me hope that fall will actually come. It won’t be summer forever…right? Stuffed pumpkins and spiced lattes are just around the corner!