Vegan Sweet Potato Pancakes with Crushed Nuts & Maple Syrup

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Joanne


  • 200 g sweet potato
  • 200 mls plantbased milk
  • 200 g wholemeal spelt flour
  • 2 tbsp granulated sweetner I used xylitol
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups chopped mixed nuts for serving
  • 4 tbsp pure Maple syrup for serving
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil for frying


  1. Peel and dice the sweet potato and place in a steamer for 10 mins until soft.

  2. Place the sweet potato in a bowl and mash until smooth.

  3. Add the milk, flour, sweetener and cinnamon and mix until fully combined.

  4. Place a small amount of oil in a frying pan and turn up the heat.

  5. When the oil is hot, turn down the heat and place a ladle of the batter into the pan.

  6. Cook for a few mins until starting to brown on the underside.

  7. Flip the pancake over and cook for a further minute.

  8. Place the cooked pancake on a baking tray and keep warm in the oven (50 degrees) while you continue cooking the remaining pancakes until all the mixture is used.

  9. Divide the pancakes between 4 plates and top with the chopped nuts and maple syrup.

  10. Serve immediately.

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