Teff Flour Pancake Recipes Packed With Protein!

Normally, these pancake recipes aren’t full of protein. However, substituting some Berhan Teff turns them into teff flour pancake recipes that are just bursting at the seams with muscle building goodness!

If you want to make things even easier, use our brand-new Berhan Teff Pancake Mix for the simplest, healthiest, and most delicious pancakes ever!

Here are a few recipes to get your day started right.

Birthday Pancakes

Happy Birthday! There might be no better way to start your special day than with a sky high stack of these delicious Birthday Pancakes. You can still enjoy them even if it’s not your birthday, we won’t tell anyone.


  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • ½ cup of pure maple syrup
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese (cut into chunks)
  • 1 tablespoon of pure vanilla extract
  • A pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of fine salt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup confetti sprinkles (plus some for topping)
  • Sweetened whipped cream (for topping)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Create the topping by heating the heavy cream, maple syrup, cream cheese, vanilla, and kosher salt in a small saucepan over medium-low health. Be sure to whisk frequently to break up and smooth out the cream cheese. The mixture should begin to bubble after 8 to 10 minutes, then remove from heat, cover, and keep warm.
  2. Whisk Flour, sugar, baking powder, and fine salt in a large bowl. 
  3. Whisk milk, butter, eggs, and vanilla in a separate medium bowl. 
  4. Add two mixtures together while adding sprinkles and folding.
  5. Spread butter on a nonstick skillet on medium-low heat.
  6. Pour batter into skillet and cook for 4 to 5 minutes (or until golden brown on button and bubbly on top).
  7. Flip and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Pour topping over the cooked pancakes.
  9. (Optional) add a birthday candle!
  10. Enjoy!

Peach Cobbler Pancakes

Dessert or breakfast? If you use teff for these Peach Cobbler Pancakes, you don’t have to choose! The only thing that goes better with pancakes than syrup, is fruit (and butter, and chocolate, and whipped cream)!


  • 1 & ⅔ cups of all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup of cornstarch
  • ¼ cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1 ¼ cups of milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted.
  • ½ teaspoon of almond extract
  • 2 ripe peaches, cut into thin slices
  • ¼ cup of packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup of toasted sliced almonds
  • Toppings: confectioner’s sugar, maple syrup, and whipped cream.

Cooking Instructions

  1. Whisk flour, cornstarch, confectioners’ sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl.
  2. Which milk, eggs, melted butter, and almost extract together in a separate medium bowl.
  3. Add mixtures together, whisk until thick, and let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Pre-butter and pour some batter into a nonstick skillet on medium heat.
  5. Arrange 4 peach slices over each pancake and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  6. Cook until golden brown on bottom and bubbly on top.
  7. Flip and continue to cook until peaches and sugars are caramelized.
  8. Sprinkle cooked pancakes with almonds, confectioners’ sugar, maple syrup, and whipped cream.
  9. Enjoy!

Here’s a bonus tip: for these (and any other) teff flour pancake recipes, preheat your oven to a low temperature and store cooked pancakes inside until you’re ready to serve them all! That way, nobody (including you) has to eat a cold pancake!