chocolate and spinach pancakes

Chocolate And Spinach Pancakes
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These are delicious chocolate and spinach pancakes to have as a snack or pop in a lunchbox. Great for helping children to learn to love spinach. Try them today and let us know if you and your kids like them. Make them as small pikelets or larger pancakes. They are easy to prep, you just need a food processor or blender.

🍴 Serves : 4-6
🕒 Prep: 10 mins    Cook : 10 mins


  • 1 cup wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dark choc chips
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • Extra virgin olive oil for cooking


  1. In large bowl mix flour and baking powder.
  2. Add egg, milk, cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon and whisk
  3. Blend spinach in food processor
  4. Mix in spinach and dark choc chips
  5. Heat oil in pan on medium to low heat
  6. Add spoonfuls of mixture (you can make any size you like)
  7. Once bubbles form in pancakes flip (will take about 2 minutes)
  8. Cook for another 2 minutes
  9. Chocolate and spinach pancakes should be cooked but not burnt
  10. Enjoy chocolate and spinach pancake plain or with a dollop of yoghurt


Use any fruit, spice, seed or nuts you like

Try swapping the choc chips for grated cheese


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